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Functional Medicine
& Acupuncture

Each patient and each case is unique. We listen, then we treat.

A perfect blend of Eastern and Western Medicine using State-of-the-Art Lab Testing 
Acupuncture • Micro-Needling • Prolotherapy • Trigger Point Injections
Located in Westminster, Colorado
Meet Dr. Bret 

Dr Ellington's goal is to give the best care possible, while taking the patients needs into consideration. For some patients, that means treating the symptoms and letting them get back to their busy lives. For others, it entails doing a deep-dive discovery and getting to the root cause of their illness. It's important to serve the patient, in the way they want to be treated.

With over 20 years in the health field, Dr Ellington has treated a wide variety of conditions. He personally employed, trained and mentored over 100 acupuncturists. His goal was always about helping them become the best they could be and emphasizing the skills taught in his clinic are transferable to wherever they go in the future. Dr Ellington has contracted with five rehabilitation centers, treated patients from Survivors of Torture International, acted as an expert witness for malpractice cases and spoke at medical schools, educating Western medical practitioners about acupuncture.

His educational accomplishments include:

  • Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

  • Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner

  • Master of Science, Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

  • Certified Holistic Health Practitioner (HHP)

  • Diplomate in Acupuncture (NCCAOM)

  • Diplomate in Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)

  • Certified in Applied Clinical Nutrition

  • Clean Needle Technique Certified

  • Certified by the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA)

  • Certified in Micro-needling

  • Advanced Certification in Facial and Cosmetic Acupuncture

  • LightStim Certification

  • Colorado and California Acupuncture Licenses

Eyes Closed

Inner Balance Acupuncture, in Westminster Colorado, offers many ways to treat pain conditions. Well-versed in Eastern and Western modalities, Dr. Ellington has an extensive background in treating orthopedic conditions and has a 95% success rate in treating migraines and TMJ disorder, with a reduction in intensity, duration, and frequency. For pain relief, we can use the following:


If you're looking to reduce or eliminate fine lines and wrinkles, remove blemishes, lift sagging skin and give your skin a more youthful appearance, micro-needling at Inner Balance Acupuncture is your answer. Our Westminster, Colorado clinic offers a superior service using top-of-the-line, professional-grade serums and one of the market's best red light therapy units (LightStim). Combining these in a pampering treatment creates a wonderful experience while you dramatically change your skin's appearance. Micro-needling is a safe and effective way to make lasting changes to natural beauty. Cosmetically, we offer the following beauty regimes:


  • Micro-needling

  • Cosmetic Acupuncture

  • Dermal Fillers (Collagen, MADE)

  • Red Light Therapy

  • Nano-Needling


We offer a variety of injection therapies at our Inner Balance Acupuncture clinic, located in Westminster, Colorado. We offer weight loss, pain relief, cosmetic enhancement, energy boost and immune boosting. 


Injections offer:


  • Trigger-Point Injections - muscle tension, joint pain

  • MICC Injections - Lipotropic agent used to burn fat and boost energy

  • B12 Shots - boost energy, promote nerve function, balance/increase metabolism, brain health, mood enhancement

  • Prolotherapy - Pain relief in joints and muscles, support tendons and ligaments

  • Dermal Fillers - Fill in fine lines and wrinkles

  • Vitamins and Minerals - Various conditions

Menu of Services


Have questions? Feel free to contact us!

Inner Balance Acupuncture

Dr Bret Ellington DACM, LAc

2000 W 120th Ave, Suite 13
Westminster, CO 80234


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