Meet Our Practitioners
Leena Cook, L.Ac       

Leena Cook, L.Ac

Leena Cook, L.Ac., is a licensed Acupuncturist and Certified Herbalist in NC and GA. She taught at Acupuncture Schools for over 10 years prior to relocating to Georgia two years ago. She founded the Lawrenceville Clinic in 2011. Leena has valuable experience working with M.D.s at a Chicago Hospital, using an integrative approach to health and wellness.

Leena got her Acupuncture degree (Master of Oriental Medicine) from International Institute of Chinese Medicine, Santa Fe, NM. Her complete bio is posted here. Leena has published several articles in Journals and newspapers. She has written a book, ‘The Clinical Manual of Acupuncture’.

At Healthy Body and Soul, Leena offers her many years of clinical experience in integrative healthcare to help patients with acute and chronic conditions. Patients receive a virtually painless approach to acupuncture, coupled with techniques of moxibustion, gua-sha and electrostimulation

She also prescribes herbal medicine. The herbal prescriptions are blends of 8-15 herbs, and are made in the U.S. The blends are more potent and powerful than single herb pills. Nutritional and dietary consultations, especially for people with weight issues, are also provided. All of this can occur while working closely with your other healthcare providers

Leena Cook specializes in treating the following

  • Pain related to auto accidents, arthritis, disc conditions, nerve impingement.
  • Low Back, and Shoulder pain, Knee pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome etc.
  • Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, MS, IBS symptoms
  • Infertility treatments for men and women
  • Post operative pain control & improved wound healing
  • Cancer supportive care & palliative treatment and treatment of nausea & vomiting related to cancer management
  • Headaches, Migraines
  • Sinus & allergy conditions
  • Substance Abuse and Detoxification Treatments
  • Bell’s Palsy, Paralysis
  • Menopause and Premenstrual syndrome
  • Depression, Mood swings, Stress & anxiety
  • Weight Loss and Facial Rejuvenation with Acu Facelifts
Ahmad El, L.Ac       

Ahmad El, L.Ac

Ahmad El is a L.Ac & NCCAOM Diplomate of Acupuncture, and has a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine from Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine in Gainesville, Florida. He is very well versed in the modalities of Herbology, Acupressure, Tui Na (Oriental Body Work/Massage), various methods of Acupuncture, Auricular Acupuncture, Gua Sha, Cupping, Moxabustion, Nutritional Counseling, Meditation, Qigong and Tai Chi Chuan.

Ahmad is experienced in Contemporary Oriental Medicine (COM), which incorporates the strengths of diverse practices of Traditional Chinese and Conventional Western Medicine, which allows him to provide the best possible treatment for his patients. COM exceeds the national educational standards for Oriental Medicine and enables Ahmad to collaborate effectively with patients who are also under the care of Western Physicians

Ahmad has been actively involved in studying, practicing, teaching and promoting Chinese Martial Arts for over 32 years. He is recognized as a teacher and practitioner of Chen Style Tai Chi Chuan, Yin Style Baguazhang & Ba Gua Quan, Xing Yi Quan. He is one of a few Chinese Internal martial arts practitioners that has achieved the Fourth Degree (Professional Level) in Chen Style Tai Chi Chuan. Internal Chinese Martial Arts and Qigong strengthens the body, central nervous system, and the body's endocrine function. Ahmad is currently The Yin Style Baguazhang Georgia Study Group Leader.

Ahmad El specializes in, but is not limited to treating the following:

  • Mentaln / Emotional Disorders / PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) ADD/ADHD
  • Male & Female Reproductive Health and Infertility / Sexual Dysfunction
  • Pain Management (Joint, Back & Body Pain) / Arthritis / Sports Injury
  • Alcohol / Tobacco / Substance Dependence
  • Digestive Disorders (Acid Reflux/GERD, Bloating, IBS, Chron's, Colitis)
  • Insomnia
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Immune System Deficiency /MS
  • Facial Paralysis, Stroke, TMJ
  • Headaches
  • Hypertension, Hypotension
  • Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism
  • Cancer and Renal Support