Megan Richardson, Dipl Ac, MS, LAc, ATC
MS, LAc - Licensed Acupuncturist
Diplomate of Acupuncture (NCCAOM)
MS - Kinesiology, Athletic Training
BS- Exercise Science- Athletic Training, Dance
As a former dancer Megan knows the physical and emotional demands of the performing arts profession and aims to support each client retain health and balance as well as facilitate a quick return to function and health. She has over 15 years of experience working with the NY dance and theatre community in injury prevention and injury rehabilitation. Megan has also worked with professional and Division I-III athletes, as well as weekend warriors in various sports including running, soccer, gymnastics, basketball, lacrosse, football, and water polo.
Megan is a Diplomate of Acupuncture who received her Master of Science Acupuncture degree from Tri-State College of Acupuncture. She is a certified athletic trainer (ATC) specializing in manual therapy, Pilates-based rehabilitation and functional training. Megan is also on staff at the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries at NYU Langone Medical Center. For the past 16 years she has provided backstage coverage to numerous dance companies and Broadway shows and has presented on issues related to athlete's and dancer's health and rehabilitation both nationally and internationally. Megan attended George Washington University on scholarship for dance, where she received her undergraduate degree in Athletic Training. She earned a Master of Science in Kinesiology at Indiana University while serving as the primary AT for the Indiana University Ballet Theatre. Megan has performed with numerous modern dance groups in both New York City and Washington, DC. Megan also enjoys being an occasional tri-athlete, runner, yogi and outdoor explorer.