Meet the owner
Lori Edwards founded Lotus Acupuncture in 2004, graduating from South Baylo University with a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She is licensed with the SC Board of Medical Examiners as well as the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
Lori discovered acupuncture while exploring healing alternatives for MS. In her search, she experienced and studied many alternative medicine modalities including Emotional Freedom Technique, Touch for Health, Qi Gong, Aromatherapy, and is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. She has studied with a Shaman in California, learning various Energy Healing techniques, and with Morris Netherton, becoming certified as a Past Life Regression Therapist. Lori is certified in Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation and Facial Microcurrent Treatments.
As a Registered Nurse Lori has worked in Pediatric Intensive Care, Neonatal Intensive Care, Pediatric Sexual Assault Forensic exams, Clinical Supervisor at the Pasadena AIDS Service Center, Pediatric Trauma, ER, Hospice, Pediatrics, Maternal/Infant care, and has been a Nursing Instructor both in the didactic and clinical settings. She is licensed with the SC Board of Nursing.
Lori is committed to preserve, protect and sustain the environment. She is a member of "City of Columbia Green Business." She has also volunteered at a Trauma Clinic which provides complementary healing therapies for trauma relief for women.