Osteopathic Medicine Provided by Dr. April Harris

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Osteopathic medicine is a practice of medicine used by certain physicians utilizing a whole person mindset. For most physicians who use osteopathic medicine, a whole-person approach includes partnering with patients, considering the connection of the body, mind, and spirit in delivering care, and recognizing the role of a physician’s hands to diagnose and treat illness or injury. Dr. April Harris works with patients of all kinds to help with their aches, pains and more. 

Dr. April L. Harris is a board-certified osteopathic physician, practicing osteopathic medicine, with additional training and certification in medical acupuncture.  She is a graduate of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and received her medical acupuncture certification through the Helms Medical Institute under the direction of Dr. Joseph Helms.  She is a Level II graduate of the Neuro-Acupuncture Institute and is scheduled to complete Level III certification in the Spring of 2024, continuing her studies with Drs. Jason and Linda Hao.  Additional studies abroad at Qing-Bai Academy for Chinese Medicine in The Netherlands include Constitutional Facial Acupuncture with Mary Elizabeth Wakefield, Master Tung Acupuncture with Susan Johnson, and Female Infertility with Martine Cornelissen. Dr. Harris also maintains board-certification through the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians in Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment with added Qualifications in Geriatric Medicine.  She is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce and is a proud sponsor of the annual Lawrence Thanksgiving Day Run. 

Dr. April Harris blends acupuncture, osteopathic medicine and manipulation, and craniosacral therapy into her treatment plans, tailoring each plan to the unique needs of every patient. Some of the following techniques are used in her practice

·        Acupuncture 
·        Neuroacupuncture
·        Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)

·        And Constitutional Facial Acupuncture

Dr. Harris has over 30 years of experience providing excellent care to patients of all ages, in primary care, hospital, and urgent care settings. It has been her honor and privilege to provide outstanding care to patients in her community within the primary care, hospital, and urgent care settings. The art and science of osteopathic medicine address the impact of disease within the human neuromusculoskeletal system and its effects on health and well-being. Give Dr. April Harris of Galen Acupuncture & Osteopathic Medicine a call today at (785) 393-1108 or contact her by email at galenacupuncture@gmail.com for a consultation and see how she can help you.