profileCandice Nelms, Dipl. OM is a graduate of Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine with expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of internal disease through extensive pulse and observational diagnostic techniques and customized herbal formulas.

In addition, Candice has over 15 years experience in the Martial Arts with specialized study in Shaolin Qi Gong / Meditation under the teachings of Master Liu, Xiangyang ( and has traveled throughout the world in order to live and study privately with Health Practitioners in countries such as Mexico, Denmark, England, Germany and throughout the Unites States.

Candice is Nationally Board Certified in Acupuncture and Herbology and received her BFA undergraduate education at New York University. Candice received her Bachelor of Health Science and Masters of Oriental Medicine degree from Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine under the guidance of Leon Hammer M.D., Kathleen Leavy A.P., R.N. and a comprehensive internship with Jeannette Westlake, A.P. She continues her studies in Neuro-Acupuncture, the teachings of Jeffrey Yuen, the teachings of Thea Elijah, and with her mentor Leon Hammer, MD.