Carolyn Micek, L. Ac.

Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs


I am delighted that you are here!  I have recently moved from Lawrence, KS, to Madison, WI, to be closer to my family, and am very excited to be living here.  I practice Traditional Chinese Medicine, which includes both acupuncture and Chinese herbs.

Please let me know if you have any questions or if I can be of service to you!


The Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture can effectively treat acute and chronic conditions and provide preventative care.  It’s effective for many conditions including:

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders – Sinusitis, Allergies, Pain after a Tooth Extraction 
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders – Heartburn, Gastric Ulcers, Diarrhea, Nausea and Vomiting, Constipation 
  • Gynecological Disorders – Painful Periods, Irregular Periods, PMS, Infertility, Morning Sickness, Menopausal                               Complaints 
  • Mental-Emotional – Stress, Insomnia, Anxiety, Depression
  • Neurological and Muscular Disorders – Headaches, Migraines, Neck Pain, Frozen Shoulder, Tennis Elbow, Carpal                   Tunnel Syndrome, Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Sciatica, Lower Back Pain, Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Respiratory Disorders – Bronchitis, Asthma
  • Chemotherapy Side Effects – Nausea and Vomiting, Fatigue, Neuropathy, Pain 

About Carolyn

I have been practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine since 1995.  I am passionate about healing, am committed to my patient's care, and strongly believe in our abilities to heal and recuperate.  I also enjoy establishing a personal connection with my patients!  

I am honored to to do this work, search for answers to complex problems, and stay dedicated to healing.  


  • Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine 
  • Nationally Certified by the National Commission for the Certification of                                             Acupuncturists and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
  • Wisconsin Acupuncture License


  • Contract Provider with the UW Integrative Health program at The American Center
  • Healing Choices participant with Unity Health Insurance
  • Vice President of  the Wisconsin Society of Certified Acupuncturists (WISCA)
  • Volunteer at Dryhootch,  an organization formed by combat Veterans to help Veterans in their return home

I also love to garden and am passionate about native plant communities.  On full moons, I can be found at the Arboretum, happily participating in naturalist lead night walks.