Michael Lay, L.Ac., received an undergraduate degree at Loyola University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Science. He went on to earn his Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Santa Barbara College of Oriental Medicine. In addition, he received his advanced certificate of Acupuncture and Moxibustion from China Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center in Beijing, China.
For orthopedics and sports medicine, he completed a 300 hour course in Acupuncture Orthopedics from the American Acupuncture Academy in Los Angeles. He also attended a 6 month Sports Medicine apprenticeship program in Boulder, Colorado under Whitfield Reaves, L.Ac., OMD.
Michael Lay, L.Ac is licensed to practice in the state of Colorado and is nationally certified through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Michael specializes in orthopedics and sports medicine and works with many professional and amateur athletes in and around the Denver CO area. He is also knowledgeable in internal and family medicine.
Michael Lay, L.Ac., provides treatments in his Uptown Acupuncture office in Denver CO, at local orthopedic and neurology offices, and at sports team training facilities. He is currently the official acupuncturist of the Denver Harlequins Rugby Team.
With Michael’s extensive experience in orthopedics, you can be sure he will work with you to find the best treatment options for your pain relief. He utilizes a variety of methods, such as trigger point therapy, orthopedic testing and diagnosis, x-ray/MRI findings, diet recommendations and exercise therapy. Michael prides himself on treating patients with the highest quality of care.
In his free time, you will find him spending time with his wife, skiing, running, playing rugby, reading, traveling and enjoying all of the great outdoor activities Colorado has to offer.