Carey Velenchenko, LAc, MOm, NCCAOM, Acupuncturist

Acupuncturist, Carey Velenchenko
Carey Velenchenko is National Board certified and is licensed by the State Medical Board to practice acupuncture and oriental medicine. She has been an acupuncturist for 18 years and has experience treating clients in a wide variety of settings including: private practice, total wellness, and adolescent and adult residential programming for the treatment of eating disorders.

Her experience has given her the necessary tools and wisdom to treat a wide variety of conditions and symptoms including but not limited to depression, anxiety, digestive issues, pain and injuries, menstrual irregularities, fertility, auto-immune disorders, headaches and migraines, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, and menopausal discomfort.

Carey attended the Minnesota College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, Minnesota. She studied both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs and graduated in 2002 with a Master’s Degree in Oriental Medicine.

Carey takes the time with each patient to listen and to address all of their questions and concerns. She focuses on each unique individual, not just their presenting complaint, to provide truly holistic care. Carey is passionate and committed to working with patients of all ages and in all stages of illness, recovery, and wellness.

Carey is currently seeing patients at our Minnetonka location.



Certifications & Associations

:: Licensed Acupuncturist, LAc, Northwestern Health Sciences University
:: Master of Oriental Medicine, MOm, Northwestern Health Sciences University
:: Dipl. Ac., NCCAOM, Northwestern Health Sciences University



Special Training

  • Chinese Herbs, Cupping, Moxibustion (part of Acupunture training/education)
  • Acupuncture during labor and delivery (also certified in prenatal, postpartum & pediatric care)



Acupuncture Services

○ Free Acupuncture Consultation
○ Initial Exam and Acupuncture
○ Acupuncture appointment
○ Cupping appointment
○ Moxibustion appointment




Carey has been a saving grace for me over the past two years. She has been instrumental in my healing from a multitude of chronic health issues. She has connected me with many other SuNu practitioners and I am forever grateful for Carey. I recommend her to everyone!
I’ve been struggling with nerve pain in my legs for several months. It has affected being able to do the activities I want with my kids and being able to perform my best with my job as an RN. Carey and Dr. Courtney have restored my quality of life and helped me heal on this challenging time in m...
Carey always meets me where I’m at. She takes time to talk before we begin. I know she cares about me and my wellness.
I saw Carey for the first time yesterday for Acupuncture. I came in stressed, tired, you name it I probably had it. Carey listed to my story, asked questions then started the Acupuncture. She answered questions along the way and made sure I was comfortable with what she was doing. But this isn't the...
Carey is a calming light and a skilled acupuncturist. She has a wonderful way of tuning in with you and providing the space you need to heal. Whether coming in for one session with her or six, she is perceptive and thoughtful in her work and aims to do the best for her clients. I can easily recommen...

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