Health Professionals in Santa Monica, CA
"When it comes to food, we believe in getting back to basics. We love real, unprocessed, fresh, yummy food with ingredients that nourish your body and mind, and make you feel good. We embrace a shift in focus to the restorative power of using quality, thoughtfully sourced, ingredients that satisfy your cravings and taste delicious. We believe in using food as medicine and have seen the empowering ways real food can transform your body."
"My expertise comes from working with patients of all ages and genders and a broad range of conditions and concerns, and I have a special interest and expertise in women's health and pediatrics. I have a passion for treating each patient as a individual, and empowering my patients with the ability to heal and to prevent disease. I have extensive experience working with allopathic medical doctors, and integrate conventional western diagnostics with natural treatments. I am happy to provide primary care for you and your family, and to work with your current providers to collaborate on your treatment plans."
"I have practiced and taught Classical Five-Element Acupuncture exclusively for 33 years. I focus on the unique individual patient before me, not labeled diseases or symptoms, which are only the expression of a deeper imbalance. My aim is to identify and resolve the core imbalance, whether it be at the physical, emotional, mental, spiritual, or all of the above. In this way, symptoms resolve naturally and effortlessly."
"Because I work with people who struggle with autoimmune disease, I often have patients who come in with a degree of desperation. I approach each patient with respect for their individual experience and with knowledge that each situation is an opportunity to reconnect with one's self. My ideal client is a person who is willing to be heard. I believe it is my responsibility and privilege to listen to my patients and translate their experience into an effective treatment."
"Although about 70% of my patients come with acute or chronic pain, I also see patients chronic fatigue, sleep disorder, chronic infection and some of them went to the Western doctors and found the test's result normal but still not right but many of them show the positive results and the accumulative effect with acupuncture treatment in my practice. If you have chronic or acute pain due to sports injury or herniated disc or sciatica, you must be the good candidate for having the most benefit of acupuncture in my practice by acupuncture, herbal medicine, cupping and medical qigong."
"After earning my bachelor's in biology at California State University, Northridge, I attended Cleveland Chiropractic College, Los Angeles, and graduated in 1988. Although I've focused on chiropractic medicine, I've also focused on the holistic arts. I founded Advanced Chiropractic Center in 1991, and, eight years later, realized my dream of opening a one-stop holistic center. Today, Arbor Vitae Wellness Center offers acupuncture, massage therapy, naturopathic medicine, and other alternative medicine treatments."
"As a naturopathic doctor and fertility specialist, my greatest professional joy is to nurture my patients' fertile potential. Having had my own fertility challenges, I understand the profound nature of the fertility struggle. It is transformative. My heart-centered work encompasses all fertility challenges, from preconception care to "unexplained infertility" to recurrent pregnancy loss to sub-optimal sperm parameters in men. I seek for the cause of sub-fertility while optimizing my patients' overall fertility."
"I am a licensed naturopathic doctor in the state of California and an alumnus to National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, Oregon. I am passionate about facilitating healing in each of my patients because I know first hand how powerful and effective naturopathic medicine can be, as it was the catalyst in my own healing journey. It is so refreshing when you can understand the underlying cause of your symptoms and finally feel heard by your doctor. I take time to listen to each of my patients and always strive to uncover the deepest cause of disease."
"As a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, specializing in Orthopedics, Pain Management and Integrative Medicine, I am best suited to treat muscular skeletal pain especially those that are chronic. Yet, as a holistic, primary care practitioner, I work with patients who's health goals range from emotional wellbeing (overcoming anger, irritability, anxiety, depression, fear, over-thinking, etc.), fatigue/exhaustion, varied endocrine/hormonal disorders, asthma/allergies, cholesterol and hypertension, etc. Last, I am committed to proactive environmental health practices, including founding a medical center in 2007 dedicated to this vision."
"Hi! I'm a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and Acupuncturist. My medical practice integrates modern scientific research with time honored clinical practices of Chinese Medicine and Naturopathic Medicine. My goal is to work with your body to tackle whatever health concerns you may have, with/without conventional tools of pharmaceuticals and surgery. All types of Medicine have a place in today's healthcare system; some patients and diseases respond to one better than others, others possibly to a combination of multiple modalities. I am here to offer natural solutions to healthcare, treatments that stimulate and support your inherent healing abilities."
"I know how confusing it can be to make sense of all the different diet advice out there. I'm here to support you in discovering what's best for your body, and creating a relationship to food that allows you to thrive. Whether you want to experiment with a plant-based diet, gain more energy, feel more comfortable in your own skin, or shed those extra pounds for good, I can help. In addition to my nutrition expertise, I hold a degree from UC Berkeley in Psychoneuroimmunology, a fancy word for the science of how mind and body relate."
"Do you suffer from neck, shoulder and back pain, disc herniation/sciatica? Are you looking for the technologically advanced Gentle, Low Force Adjustments without Popping and Cracking?Want quick pain relief? Using gentle low-force techniques and state of the art techniques like the activator, cold laser, Myofascial Release, Cranio Sacral Therapy, Dr. Ramer focuses on using cutting edge technology to bring about quick pain relef. Special Interest in Sports and Athletic Injuries, Pediatrics, Pregnancy, Car and Motorcycle Accidents. Some of the conditions we work on; neck pain, headaches, migraines, TMJ (TMD), jaw pain, knee pain, arthritis, numbness and tingling, foot pain and pinched nerve."
"Dr. Magdy S. Guirguis has been practicing Chiropractic Medicine and Holistic Arts since he graduated from Cleveland Chiropractic College-Los Angeles in 1988. He has been servicing his community for over 27 years by way of his private practice Advanced Chiropractic Center."
"I have over 20 years experience in health care as a Certified OB / GYN Nurse Practitioner and Licensed Acupuncturist. I specialize in fertility / infertility, women's health including PMS and menopause, nutrition, pain relief such as back pain, migraine, sciatica, digestive issues, stress / anxiety and energy enhancement."
"I am a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in Santa Monica with a practice in family health. I also have a special interest in hormone balancing. I am passionate about using natural therapies to help patients achieve their wellness goals. I believe it is important to seek out the root cause of disease and discomfort to restore the body to a natural state of wellness. I also have a special interest in vegetarian/vegan nutritional support. I offer botanical medicine, diet plans, homeopathy, intravenous therapies, vitamin injections and nutritional supplementation among other modalities to bring the body to a healthy balance."
"Li Jun Zheng, L.Ac., a graduate of the second session acupuncture major in China has been practicing acupuncture and Qigong daily for 15 years. She has worked in the acupuncture department of the teaching hospital of the University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Liaoning, China as practitioner and lecturer. A winner of the First Health Kung Fu champion of all universities of the TCM in China, she combines acupuncture and Qigong for treating disease with excellent results."
"Dr. Virginia Prior has been practicing acupuncture for ten years in Los Angeles and Orange County holding a Doctorate in Integrative Reproductive Medicine, licensed nationally & in California. She is well loved by her patients for her compassion, deep insight and for her gentle, pain-free needling technique. Her goal is to help people achieve balance and create a foundation for their own health as well as for the families they are creating. Virginia is fully dedicated to integrating both traditional and current approaches. Her passion for helping others enables her to successfully facilitate within her patients deep healing and vitality."
"Many of my patients have sports injuries including Yoga, occupational conditions auto related injuries, stress related disorder, mental and emotional issues and psychosomatic conditions. Their symptoms are acute inflammation, chronic pain and reflaring up in between. I treat carefully after referring specialists for acute sever cases. Then one of my goal is to get the results as soon as possible and as much as possible.All of us expect faster and sure recovery with less treatment. If it is not the pain clinic case, my patients enjoy oriental medicine for body,mind and spirit transformation including Karmic issue."
"Dr.Tamara D.Trebilcock is a licensed, Naturopathic Doctor, in Santa Monica and Claremont, CA. Specialties: Women's health (bio-identical hormones, thyroid, adrenals, yeast infections,PMS, menopause,) depression and anxiety, digestive concerns (IBS, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, food allergies) chronic fatigue,high cholesterol, fertility and IVF support medical nutrition. Dr. Trebilcock enjoys lecturing at local universities, hospitals. She is the Past Chair of the Education Committee and past Board of Director of the California Association of Naturopathic Doctors. She is an active member of The Americian Association of Naturopathic Physicians, American Holistic Physicians, and LA county chapter of Slow Food."
"A former surgeon, I became toxic from the chemicals and solvents in surgical scrub. Seeking treatments to detoxify my body, I studied Environmental Medicine, passing boards in 2008. Now completely healthy, and practicing the protocols which saved me, I successfully treat people with Allergies, Toxicity, and Chronic illnesses of all types. I've learned much since my days as a Surgeon. I take patient symptoms seriously no matter how "weird" they may sound. My uncle, who taught Internal Medicine at UCLA said, "listen, and the patient will tell you what is wrong." I practice this with each patient every day."