Both my wife and I have been using Shilpa’s services for a couple of years now. Acupuncture has been the only thing that gives either of us any long term relief from on going back pain. In one session she is able to accomplish what would take weeks of physical therapy and medication. I highly recommend that anyone with back pain give her a call. You won’t be disappointed.

–Gavin and Stacy Newton

I am forty something years old and I’ve been a headache/migraine sufferer for more than 20 years. I was averaging about 2-4 headaches a week and using a variety of medications to help prevent migraines as well as using pain medication when needed. I was even going to a physician who specialized in headaches. I tried Botox injections to help with the migraines; nothing was really helping. Then I found Shilpa. I had read on blogs about acupuncture for headaches, but really didn’t know a lot about it. Shilpa started procedures with me about once a week, then once every other week and now monthly treatments. The changes were small, but within 6 months, I was much better. All I can say is WOW! I am amazed at what acupuncture has done for me. Before, I was a walking headache. It was difficult for me to plan anything for fear of me having a headache. My life is different now. I lead a life 99% headache free. I can’t thank Shilpa enough for her help with my headaches. I lead a much different life being headache free. Thank you Shilpa for making such a difference in the quality of my life.

— Ann Holstein Boyer, Ft. Wright, KY

Pain in my hip, which prevented me from walking, prompted me to seek medical care. After an MRI, x-rays, and cortisone injections including an epidural, I decided to try acupuncture treatments. After six sessions, I can hardly believe the improvement. I can now walk without a cane and can again enjoy one of my favorite activities, walking on the beach at our FL. home. THANKS, SHILPA!

— Marcia W.

I started seeing Shilpa in the spring of 2008 for the acute onset of anxiety. I had never experienced anything so debilitating in my life. As a result I lost thirty pounds. Had to walk all hours of the day and night. I couldn’t sleep and even sitting still to eat was impossible. I saw numerous doctors and never found out what caused it. Though my gyno had I believe the best answer. Hormonal…… I then started seeing Shilpa for weekly acupuncture treatments.. After just one session I knew I was in the right place. My anxiety began to lesson and life began to take on some normalcy. I then found out I needed my spine fused for the eighth time. Shilpa treated me for the pain, which lessened it tremendously and as surgery approached she treated me to ease the results of surgery and to ready my body for the shock to my system. After surgery she helped me with the pain and comfort level. I think she is truly a professional in her field and I don’t know where I would be today without her helping me through this terrible time in my life.

— Lynne Hood, Crestview Hills, KY

The healing starts when Shilpa enters the room. She is totally focused on her patient, carefully listens to her history, and is fully engaged in the healing. She poses thoughtful questions to clarify all facets of the medical problem. Shilpa truly understands the two thousand year old, Chinese medicine. She has several years of advanced training as well as many years of practical experience. If you have any doubts about the effectiveness of acupuncture in today’s world, you will leave Shilpa’s office the first time a believer in acupuncture because of the wonderful results you will receive. Shilpa has been a blessing to me.

— Marybeth Sheehan

Hi, Shilpa! You treated me for allergies and I just want to say THANK YOU!! The bulk of my treatments were in the winter and now that allergy season has hit full on…and it’s supposed to be a bad season right now…I have to say THANK YOU!!! I am not taking any allergy meds and I can still breathe! And no asthma symptoms! It’s a great feeling! I am very grateful!

— Lori

Shilpa Dias does outstanding acupuncture treatments. She has helped me with chronic low back pain that did not respond to other treatments. She has also helped me when I was extremely fatigued and needed to be re-energized. Shilpa’s work is very comprehensive. She has helped me with emotional issues including an excess of anger and feeling depressed. When you choose Shilpa Dias, you will be surprised at how effective her treatments are. You may notice, as I have, a new and unexpected joy during her work. I have had acupuncture from other practitioners and found it to be balancing and relaxing. Shilpa’s work is in a class by itself and is the best I have ever had.

— Bruce Strickland

A decade after being diagnosed with Meniere’s disease, I began to suffer increasingly frequent and debilitating bouts of vertigo and nausea. During the worst periods, I was unable to walk and had to crawl across the floor to avoid falling down. I became afraid to drive, or even leave the house, with dizzy spells occurring about every other week. My physician’s answer was to prescribe a sedative, which while knocking out the dizziness, succeeded in knocking me out as well, requiring a day and a half of recuperation. While this was better than dizziness and vomiting, it was not good enough, and I began looking for alternatives. I had never tried acupuncture and was simultaneously curious, optimistic and skeptical. I called Shilpa and, answering her own phone, she spoke with me at length, patiently listening to and answering my many questions. At my appointment a few days later, I was reassured and calmed by her presence. After the first treatment, it was two months until the next vertigo spell, and I have had none since then in the six months I have been receiving treatments. My life is my own again now, no longer controlled by unseen forces. I am thrilled with the results of acupuncture and cannot recommend Shilpa highly enough. She has changed my life. She is a true healer.

— Kyle Meadows

After a car accident in 1990, I have had chronic neck and back pain. When I started with Shilpa, I anticipated that I might get some relieve but was completely surprised that after my 5th treatment my neck that had hurt for more than 18 years actually felt better. With each treatment there after I continued to feel better. I am a firm believer that if I had not found Shilpa, my continuous pain would still be here today.

— Cindy Shetterly

I started going to Shilpa for some physical ailments that I wanted to solve holistically. She was able to help me manage those and when she started offering the acupuncture facelift, I made an appointment right away. She did the initial set of treatments and I noticed a significant improvement in my skin. The elasticity of my skin seemed better and the lines on my forehead and around my mouth decreased. I now continue to see Shilpa for touch up treatments. I am very happy with the results I get from the treatments.

— Beverly Daily

Acupuncture has been very beneficial for me. I am 67 years old and my jaw line was very droopy and lines between my nose and mouth very pronounced. I have noticed better definition in my jaw line and neck. My laugh lines are less prominent. Since using the face revitalization acupuncture I have decreased my usage of skin care products.

— Gerri L. Jones

As a health care professional, acupuncture is a bad word in the medical field for two reasons. It is not the traditional “medically” accepted treatment and it also involves needles which freaks most people out.

Alternative or holistic medicine is often viewed as voodoo by many health care workers and the public when they don’t understand how it works and that is why I refrained from moving forward with an appointment because of the stigma. I am so sorry I didn’t do it sooner.

I originally scheduled an appointment for back pain and after a very lengthy consult with Shilpa I was amazed at how much my back pain was from not only physical damage but from a lot of stress and other external factors. I went for back pain and Shilpa has helped me with sleep issues, fatigue, and a general lack of energy. I was amazed after my first treatment when I left how great I felt physically and oh my gosh that night and the next few I had the best nights sleep I had in what seemed years.

I am a huge fan of acupuncture and of Shilpa. She is so kind and so perceptive to my needs and it is amazing, words can’t describe her ability to pinpoint an area of concern. I have referred many friends and patients to her.

Everyone always asks me about the needles and they are so thin you can’t really feel them at all (absolutely nothing like a needle stick from drawing blood more like a tiny prick but not even that bad) and when they are in a joint or spot (like my wrist) that hurts constantly it is like instant relief-it is like the pressure has suddenly been released. I look forward to my appointments and I am also amazed at Shilpa’s honesty. If she can’t help you she is up front and will let you know what the limitations are and unlike many other holistic health care providers (bad chiropractors). She will not keep taking your money-she wants as good results as bad as you want them and she still respects the medical field by advising you if you still need conventional medicine like physical therapy to compliment acupuncture. How refreshing and cool.

— Kim Maddox

I sought out Acupuncture as a means to control or eliminate pain. For many years I have suffered from low back pain, shoulder pain, joint pain and neck and shoulder pain. Previously, I was using massage therapy as a means to relax – after 90 min sessions, I still had no relief. I finally got tired of spending money with no results. My body was like a tightly wound rubber band.

After doing some research and contacting you, things changed and may I say for the better. You were able to listen to me and take what I had told you and customize your treatment for ME. You also took the time to explain that it does not hurt, as that was one of my fears like it will be for a lot of people. (Just close your eyes and relax you don’t feel a thing.) After the first few visits, things started to become clearer. STRESS played a major role in my condition. You treated me for ANXIETY and sent me home with little band aid looking spots on my ears and upper back. I cried for a week but felt sooooo much better for it.

Finally, the truth came out and you helped me realize what was making me so anxious – it was my job. My husband saw the impact that this was having on my health and demanded that I quit. I did and can say I have never been happier in years. I continued to come back as the benefits from ACUPUNCTURE were so much more than the MASSAGE THERAPY I had been getting.

My main reason for staying with the Acupuncture was YOU. As a doctor and mother you are one of the sweetest most compassionate individuals I have met in a long time. I would also consider you my friend. You listened to me ramble on, you also made suggestions and I knew that no matter what I said you never judged me. ACUPUNCTURE is not a well known therapy around this part of the world, but hopefully with a little education, people will start recognizing that it does work and can be used in conjunction with other holistic and western medicine and can help people in multiple areas of their life.

Thank you so much and good luck with your new location.

— Lesley Reid

Living with the pain and stiff joints from ankylosing spondylitis was an everyday occurrence, but when the pain became too great to ignore I sought help from Shilpa. Her treatments provided relief and enabled me to move much more freely. In addition to the effectiveness of her treatments, I appreciate her caring touch, her holistic knowledge and her ability to listen. Her work has greatly improved the quality of my life.

— Marsha Nelson

I was diagnosed in early 2006 with Sciatica nerve problems due to deteriorating discs in my lower back. The pain was so bad with burning and numbness shooting all the way down my right leg, walking for any length of time was unbearable. I was unable to even shop for groceries, I couldn’t get through 2 isles at one time without having to retreat to my car and cry. I would park at work and wave someone down to drive me from my car to the door, otherwise I’d have to take a break and sit on the curb once or twice before I could make it inside the building.

After months of physical therapy, pain medication and 2 epidural shots into my back, there was no improvement. The doctors advised my next step was surgery, and since I have not heard anything good about back surgery I wanted to avoid it as long as possible. I read some articles on acupuncture and talked to my doctor about trying it first. The doctor gave me a letter of approval for my insurance company, but also advised me it wasn’t going to help, but she’d go along with me to let me try it.

I started acupuncture with Shilpa, within 4 weeks I could tell a big difference in my pain level and by the end of 8 weeks I was able to completely do my own grocery shopping without any breaks. I am walking and functioning again without pain. I still have the sciatica condition and am able to control the pain with acupuncture on an as needed basis for maintenance. Currently I go once a week for 2 or 3 weeks for a treatment about every 3 or 4 months. I now feel like my life is my own again and because of acupuncture I’m able to walk and function normally again.

Shilpa is very methodical in her questions and pin pointing the areas that cause me the most problems. She is very personable and caring in her treatments. She has made acupuncture a wonderful experience for me. I actually look forward to going and enjoy my time for treatments.

— Peggy Butler

I began seeing Shilpa for chronic tension headaches about 10 months ago. I had previously used acupuncture for relief from my headaches and was fortunate enough to find Shilpa in my search for a new practitioner. Shilpa treats the whole person, not just a list of physical symptoms and that makes all the difference. Shilpa asks questions before each session so that she can maximize the benefits of the treatment with the fewest needles possible. My treatments, which were weekly at the beginning are now monthly and I have experienced a significant decrease in the frequency, duration and intensity of my headaches. I have also found that my ability to handle stress has improved. I have recommended consultation with Shilpa to several of my family and friends for a variety of ailments and would encourage anyone considering acupuncture to schedule an appointment with her.

— Shelley Swift

I have experienced stomach discomfort for years. I would weekly experience cramping, gas and bloating; usually after eating. The pain was so severe that at times I would need to lie down until it went away. My instincts told me that it was more related to my stress level or my emotional state than anything else. I made the decision to seek acupuncture treatment because I knew what traditional treatment would look like. With traditional treatment, I would spend many hours and a lot of money for the doctors to ultimately write a prescription. I was just not interested in taking pills. Shilpa spent time listening to me and asking questions about my life, habits and concerns that led her to some insightful conclusions about how my spirit and body were out of balance. She recommended some simple changes in my routines. I received about 6 treatments and my stomach issues were gone.

When you see Shilpa, she is interested in all areas of your well-being. You can discuss any ailment, any emotional state, any concern – and she will address them in her treatment. She will almost always say, “I will work on that today” and never, “You will have to see another doctor” or “Here is another pill” or “you need more tests.”

I recommend acupuncture to everyone I know and care about. I recommend Shilpa to everyone I know and care about.

— Jane Buckingham

Two years of sleepless nights and constant flank pain left me tired and deeply frustrated. After numerous tests to rule out anything serious, the doctors were as puzzled. I was so desperate I even took medication, which allowed me to sleep but after only a few doses I experienced extreme night terrors! At some point acupuncture was mentioned but mostly as a last resort.

Fortunately I chose Shilpa Diaz, Greater Cincinnati Acupuncture. I found her through a computer search for local acupuncturist. Her credentials, location and demeanor (TV interview) were why I choose her. Two years of little sleep and intense pain left me with no concentration and little patience. Her office was easy to find her sign like a beacon and the door clearly marked. The office was clean and pleasant. No receptionist, no clipboard with a stack of paperwork and no crowds waiting. She filled out my paperwork during our initial consultation. She was very thorough. The atmosphere was warm and calm. After the first visit I felt relief I was surprised and ecstatic. Every week was a little different. I was anxious to heel but knew it would be gradual. I went once a week for 7 weeks during which I experienced many changes physically and emotionally which was surprising. My physical pain required emotional healing of which I had no idea needed help. Seven weeks is considerably short period of time to heal after 2 years of body pain and a lifetime of emotions. I feel wonderful! Acupuncture will be a part of a healthy lifestyle for me and never again a last resort.

Thank you for healing me.

— Lorrie L. Lapenna

As a 46 year old physically active male, and skeptic of natural and holistic medicine, I was very hesitant to try acupuncture as a remedy for the debilitating pain in my knees caused by past injuries and arthritis. However, once the orthopedic specialist informed me that the only remedy was reconstructive surgery, I decided, as a last resort, to give it a try. After a little research on the internet, I came across Dr. Dias and decided to give her a call. After just one visit, the results were immediate and nothing short or miraculous. I couldn’t believe how much better my knees felt. Just the day before, I could hardly get up or down the steps and now I only suffered minor discomfort. Dr. Dias treated my knees and also my chronic lower back pain for two months and the pain has all but disappeared. The most telling statement of her effectiveness came during a follow-up visit to the orthopedic specialist. When I told him I was pain free after acupuncture treatments, he remarked incredulously, ” Well, that I do not understand because the cause of your pain is a mechanical problem with your knee and there is no reason why acupuncture should be able to cure that.” Dr. Dias is gifted specialist who is extremely adept in her field. I strongly recommend her if you are suffering from any kind of pain. It sure beats the alternative!

— TC Getsy

Being a recipient of both Botox and Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation I
prefer the Acupuncture. It softened and diminished the lines of my forehead and brought more clarity to my skin. The treatment itself, which can last over 1 hour, is very relaxing and offers a quiet time for meditation. It’s natural, safe and non-toxic. It’s all positive.

By far, this is the best thing that I have ever done for me.

— Karen Schlipf

With a divorce looming after 21 years of marriage, I decided to give myself a Christmas gift and try facial rejuvenation acupuncture treatment with Shilpa Dias. I am delighted with the results of the regimen and will be scheduling my first maintenance sessions soon. The whole body is treated during facial rejuvenation and the process is both relaxing and invigorating. I experienced very little pain and I am overjoyed with the results. I experienced a marked decrease in the double vertical lines between my eyebrows and the horizontal lines across my forehead. My upper eyelids and jaw line are less droopy and the overall tone, firmness and texture of my skin is much improved. I look younger and well-rested, with no anesthesia, sutures, staples or long recovery times.

— Cindy LaFreniere

Thank you thank you we added another boy to our family that’s 5 boys and 1 girl. We could not have had him without your help so we are forever grateful to you.

— Sharon N.


I started seeing Shilpa Dias in February 2010, I have had six sessions. I am amazed and feel like I received a miracle. The acupuncture immediately helped my fibromyalgia.

— Mary Jane Knasel