Welcome to the Athlete’s Point!


You don’t have to be a professional athlete to value the ability to move well & feel your best.

We can all appreciate how much the state of our body affects every facet of our life. The Athlete’s Point is an Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine practice dedicated to optimizing function to enhance your experience in your body & your life.  Tiffany is the only Acupuncturist in Seattle to specialize exclusively in orthopedics & sports medicine, assuring you’ll receive the finest, individualized treatment. Her goal is not to be everything to everyone. Instead, Tiffany has finely crafted her skill to be the very best at what she does: help you feel better in your body & perform at your very best – at work, in sport, in life.


  • Acupuncture
  • Myofascial Work
  • Gua Sha
  • Cupping
  • Therapeutic Yoga
  • Herbs & Supplements
  • Nutrition


  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedics
  • Pain

Location: Yoga Bliss 7803 SE 27th St. #174, Mercer Island, WA 98040

Hours: Thursdays from 2-7pm

Pricing: $120- new patient visit (60mins), $100- return patient visit (45-50mins). We accept cash & checks. Please make checks out to Athlete’s Point PLLC.

Insurance: We do not take insurance but are happy to provide you with a superbill to submit to your insurance company for reimbursement.

Forms: Please complete the paperwork prior to your first appointment so that we have enough time to do a thorough evaluation. Download & print your health history form.


Tiffany Cruikshank, L.Ac., MAOM, E-RYT, has been featured as a leader in holistic healthcare in many publications including Prevention Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Dr. Oz, LA Times, Self, Redbook, Good Housekeeping, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health, Well + Good, Shape, Natural Health, Glamour, Fitness, Yoga Journal & many more.  Tiffany created & ran the acupuncture program at the Nike World Headquarters for over 6 years before moving back to see patients in NYC.  After spending the past dozen years treating patients & teaching yoga all over the world she recently moved from LA to Seattle to set down some roots & see patients in a more intimate, community setting on Mercer Island.

Tiffany has been practicing Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine, with a speciality in sports medicine & orthopedics, since 2003. She has given over 25,000 treatments to thousands of patients from all over the world using a combination of acupuncture, myofascial release, nutrition, herbs & supplements, yoga, meditation & holistic remedies.  Tiffany creates individualized treatment plans to help each patient optimize their health.

Over the course of her career Tiffany has created the Acupuncture program at Nike World Headquarters, worked in collaboration with renowned New York City physician Dr. Frank Lipman, owned & operated a wellness clinic in Portland, Oregon, & worked with numerous professional athletes & celebrities helping them improve their fitness & overall quality of life.

Tiffany is also the founder of Yoga Medicine & the Yoga Medicine Research Institute, a world renowned program for training yoga teachers to work more effectively within the medical world & a research component to continue to integrate yoga into the tradition healthcare setting. With a passion for educating, she regularly leads teacher training courses around the world – as well as here in Seattle – fusing anatomy & kinesiology with the traditional practice of yoga, mediation & mindful living.

Internationally acclaimed for her work, Tiffany is the published author of two books: Optimal Health for a Vibrant Life & Meditate Your Weight. She frequently shares her expertise in online & print publications & interviews & has graced the cover of over a dozen magazines.

Tiffany holds a pre-med bachelor’s degree & a master’s degree in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine with a specialization in sports medicine & orthopedics.  Her techniques are potent & accessible, educating & empowering her students & patients to take charge of their health. Her strength is her ability to convey the principles of yoga & Chinese Medicine in a way that is relevant & helpful for all.