Hours: Mon-Thur(9am-6pm), Fri(8am-5pm), Sat & Sun Closed            Phone: 720-665-7127      Email:Info@DenverSportsAcu.com

Cherry Creek South / Glendale Location

Kade Stotler L.Ac., MSOM., DIPL.OM
Mental Health & Wellness

Catherine “Kade” Stotler, BFA, MSOM, L.Ac., (they, their, theirs) received their Master’s of Science in Chinese Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College in Boulder, CO. While in school, Kade specialized in advanced tuina and energetic qi gong techniques and practices for treating/rehabbing physical injuries. In addition, they also took advanced coursework in the 5 Elements approach to balancing mental and emotional health and well being.

For the past 20 years, they have worked as a behavioral and sensory specialist with differently abled individuals.They are a classically trained ballet and modern dancer with over 34 years of practice, 15 of which were spent dancing and teaching professionally. Being an avid outdoors-person, backpacker, and wildcrafter, Kade also focuses on how Chinese Herbalism can enhance and support the body’s performance ability and overall health. They have spent the last 2 years as an herbal intern for Well Woman Acupuncture specializing in women’s health and look forward to continuing this work and expanding upon it to include treating clients with broader spectrums of gender identity.

When not practicing Chinese Medicine, Kade can be found partner dancing, practicing aikido, backpacking, studying medicinal plant ID and uses, or at home developing their food forest garden and hanging with their dog, cat and 5 chickens.

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South Pearl St / Wash Park Location

Dr. Scott Richardson DAOM has 6 years of graduate and post graduate education in acupuncture and needling therapy. He received a Masters and Doctorate degree from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego CA. In addition to his training in the US, Scott also studied at ChengDu University in China and did an apprenticeship in Taipei Taiwan. He has over 15 years experience treating athletes and will often combine multiple modalities like manual therapy, Acupuncture, Dry Needling, Injection Therapy, and sports taping to achieve effective and long lasting results.

One of the main reasons Scott chose to move to the Denver was due to its reputation for healthy, active communities. As an Ironman Triathlete, Scott has a unique insight into the needs of athletes and active people. Whether someone is a professional athlete with a very specific exercise regime or a weekend warrior, Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and Natural Injection techniques provide a safe and effective way to keep athletes performing at their best

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Dr. Scott Richardson DAOM
Doctor of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
TrP Injections
Sports Recovery


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We’re Athletes Too!

Are you tired of your doctor telling you that “Running is bad for your knees”, or “If you do Crossfit, you’ll injure yourself and get Rabdo!”? Here at Denver Acupuncture & Sports Medicine we know what works because we’re athletes too. Whether you are training for your first 5K or have completed multiple Ironmans, whether you’re a weekend warrior or nationally ranked, we are here to help you meet those goals and smash your PRs. Let us know how we can help you.

We Take Insurance

We are In-Network providers for Cigna, United, and TriWest. Just because we are in network though, doesn’t mean you are automatically covered. Please contact your insurance company to see if the specific treatment is covered by your benefits. If you would like us to run a benefits check, please provide us with your member ID and date of birth 3 business days prior to your appointment, and we will be happy to verify for you.

We’re Here to Help!

Denver Acupuncture & Sports Medicine is a judgement free zone. We’re not here to make you feel bad, we’re here to help you achieve your health and fitness goals. Give us a call today and let’s see what we can accomplish together!