Adrian Hillyer LAc, LMT, CPT


Adrian Hillyer is a Licensed Acupuncturist, Licensed Massage Practitioner, and Certified Personal Trainer who graduated from Rainstar College with a certificate in massage therapy and from the Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture with a Masters in Acupuncture. He is also certified by the NCCAOM as a Diplomat of Acupuncture and ISSA as Personal Trainer. Adrian focuses on trigger point needling and integrating corrective exercises to provide a unique treatment for his patients. He focuses on sports medicine providing athletes with fast results so they can return to what they love. He has also receivede certifications in advanced Dry Needling. Adrian has been published many times for articles on natural health and has done live radio interviews speaking about sports medicine and acupuntcure.

When Adrian is not seeing patients in his Bellevue clinic he is an avid athlete. He enjoys studying martial arts, practicing circus arts, and mountaineering. He is working towards summiting all the active volcanoes in Washington and has completed three of the five including the two largest in the State, Mt Rainier and Mt Adams. He has been training in traditional martial arts for over 20 years and brings the dedication and discipline he has learned from martial arts into his alternative medical training. He currently instructs children and adults in Karate at his local YMCA. He also volunteers at a local circus school teaching handbalancing and conditioning coach for professional and amateur circus artsists. Other hobbies Adrian enjoys are playing with his two children, rescue dog Zoey and spending time with his beautiful wife.



Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture- Masters in Acupuncture

RainStar - Certificate in Massage Therapy

International Sports Science Association- Certificate in Personal Training

DC Med Prep- Emergency Medical Technician


Instructor for Medical Studies

Bastyr Continuing Education- Trigger Point Needling

Wu Hsing Tao- Tui Na

Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture- Trigger Point Dry Needling, Tui Na I & II

RainStar- Advanced Massage, Pathology, Orthopedics, Tui Na

RainStar Clinic- Shift Supervisor

Instructor of Physical Arts

YMCA Bellevue- Karate Instructor

CMAC Toronto, Ontario, Canada- Karate Seminar

Kuro Tora, Phoenix, AZ- Karate Guest Instructor

SANCA- Hand Balancing, Conditioning 

Knotty Yoga- Hand Balancing


Publications and Media include:

"Integrative Tui Na for TMJD" featured in Acupuncture Today in March 2010

"Live on Real Medicine with Carrie Curtiss" Acupuncture interview in April 2011

"Acupuncture for Athletes" featured on 1Vigor in November 2011

Seattle Met "Top Docs" for Acupuncture 2015, 2017