Lisa Glasser, M.Ac., L.Ac
Clinical Director, Acupuncturist, Movement Specialist
Lisa Glasser, a pain management and movement specialist at Well Balanced. She has 15 years of experience treating acute and chronic pain through acupuncture, movement and strength training. This has earned her the declaration as one of Eugene’s Top Doctors.
She created The Movement to bridge the gap between physical therapy and personal training or group fitness. She saw the need to teach people how to move efficiently while working with them while they were in pain. With a back ground certifications in Strong First and Functional Range Conditioning in addition to assessment in Funtional Movement Screen and , Lisa created a program to keep people mobile and strong for all of life’s events.
As a collegiate athlete, pain was an almost daily presence for Lisa. When you ask your body to do more than it is capable of, pain is the result. As a limber, young athlete, those pains were temporary.
Today, as an active and still competitive adult, when she encounters pain she sees it as an indicator that the body needs help.
Through her extensive training as an acupuncturist and experience as a lifelong athlete she has honed the skills necessary to find the root of pain. While addressing the source to remove the limitation, which leaves patients pain free for years to come.
Founder of Well Balanced Center
Lisa created Well Balanced Center for Integrated Health on the philosophy that no one should be in pain, physically or emotionally. Which is why a specialized team was created, to treat every ailment from depression to knee pain and everything in between while using the modality that is right for you — whether it be physical therapy, acupuncture, massage, or nutritional counseling through functional medicine.
Education and training
Lisa attended the University of Wyoming where she played Division 1 basketball while completing her undergraduate degree. She then found her way to Northwestern Health Sciences University in Minneapolis, MN., where she received a master’s in acupuncture in 2006. She then made the leap to the West Coast and settled in Eugene.
Outside of work
When she is not working, you will find Lisa enjoying everything that Oregon has to offer, from the coast to the mountains and everything in between.