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If you need acupuncture, Five Element is the place to go

I very much like Alfred, the owner and acupuncturist. He is from Seattle and originally from... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2013
Feisty49
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Houston, Texas
Amazing!

Very intuitive and calming. I've experienced a lot of positive change since I've been seeing... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2013
Lrossetti
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Jul 29, 2013
“If you need acupuncture, Five Element is the place to go”
Jul 25, 2013
“Recommend Dr.Albert!”
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Five Element Acupuncture is life-enhancing natural medicine. It treats the cause of imbalances, illness and pain. This helps not only with the symptoms, but helps restore health and balance. As an acupuncturist, I formulate a treatment plan...more
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Calle Pavo Real 133, Puerto Vallarta 48328, Mexico
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Reviewed July 25, 2013

If you are in need of an acupuncturist while in Puerto Vallarta, Dr. Albert is your man. Born in Europe, trained in Seattle, he is an expert in his trade and is highly recommended. Best if you can visit him at least twice during your...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

I very much like Alfred, the owner and acupuncturist. He is from Seattle and originally from Austria. He is very gentle and caring....and interesting! His rates are very fair. I used him several times and I know others that have used him and have been...More

2  Thank Feisty49
Reviewed July 25, 2013

If you are in need of an acupuncturist while in Puerto Vallarta, Dr. Albert is your man. Born in Europe, trained in Seattle, he is an expert in his trade and is highly recommended. Best if you can visit him at least twice during your...More

4  Thank cacurls
Reviewed April 9, 2013

Very intuitive and calming. I've experienced a lot of positive change since I've been seeing Alfred. Definitely worth checking out.

3  Thank Lrossetti
Reviewed March 8, 2013

I've always carried 'severe' tension in my neck and shoulders to the point of not being able to breathe or unclench my fists, after one treatment my muscles relaxed and I was breathing calmly. One week home from PV I still feel calm without having...More

1  Thank Patti L
Reviewed February 4, 2013

I live in Puerto Vallarta 6 months of the year and have previously tried 3 other acupuncturists in the area. I found Alfred Laggner through Cupocity and am so lucky I did ! I have struggled most of my adult life with lower back pain...More

2  Thank Mary Ann W
Reviewed February 2, 2013

After being hobbled by plantar fasciitis for several months and experiencing little relief from podiatrist-recommended exercises and orthotics, I tried acupuncture with Alfred Laggner. The very first treatment brought me relief, and after a few more, I was pain free. I had never tried acupuncture...More

3  Thank elleng998
Reviewed January 28, 2013

I have known Dr. Alfred Laggner since 2011 and have gone to him for treatments for bronchial coughs, knee pain or general "imbalance" from long-term travel. He takes the time to learn what your mental and physical state is, checks your energy levels or "pulses,"...More

2  Thank Elena_WanderingMuse
Reviewed January 21, 2013

Generally, I am a wuss about needles. But, when your knees are screaming for relief and your other joints are about to join in and your supposed to be having fun on your vacation in Puerta Vallarta, well, what's a girl to do? So, on...More

3  Thank lunajane
Reviewed January 4, 2013

My husband and I have both had treatments with Alfred..he is wonderful!! After two treatments, my shoulders and hip are pain free. My husband had a stroke 4 years ago and lost feeling in his left side. Again, after two treatments with Alfred, he is...More

3  Thank Kathy S
Reviewed December 28, 2012

I recently spent a month in Puerto Vallarta while recuperating from some alternative cancer treatments in Tijuana. I had some Ayruvedic treatments from Greg at Healing hands and I asked him if he could recommend an accupuncturist in Vallarta. I have regular acupuncture treatment at...More

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