Eric Richards, Acupuncture
Working out of AFM’s Horsetooth Office, Eric Richards offers specialized acupuncture services to relieve a variety of maladies, including hypertension, musculoskeletal issues, neurological conditions, menopausal issues, migraines, and more.
Eric knows a thing or two about relieving the kinds of aches and pains that an active outdoor lifestyle can produce. Read about his rugged adventures as a Spartan racer.
Born and raised in Denver, Eric attended Colorado State University, earning a degree in Biochemistry. In his last two years at CSU, he started working for the State of Colorado in the Water Test Division at CSU. In 1991, he started classes in Chinese Medicine at the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Denver. He continued working for the State as well as taking classes for the next three years. Eric graduated from CSTCM in 1994 and upon passing the national boards, he started working at the Rocky Mountain Regional Pain Management Center. In 1999, Eric moved his practice to Associates in Family Medicine at the Horsetooth Office.
Although Eric’s practice focus is in orthopedics/sports medicine, he treats a vast amount of other complaints and conditions, including:
• Back pain
• Neck pain
• Arthritis (all types)
• Menstrual disorders
• Neurological conditions such as Bell’s palsy and postherpetic neuralgia
In his free time, Eric enjoys:
• Rock climbing
• Ice fishing
• Bird hunting
• Bow hunting
He is also interested in:
• Auto mechanics
Eric loves spending time with his wife, two grown daughters, his grown son, and his granddaughter.