Acupuncturist, MS, LAc
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North Hills
San Diego, California 92104
"I have 26 years experience in the practice of Acupuncture, Chinese and Ayurvedic Medicine. Half my practice is in the treatment of neck, shoulder, and back pain, but I excel at treating any kind of pain condition, from Menstrual pain to Migraines. I also really enjoy the practice of Natural Dermatology, and have had great results with even the worst cases of cystic acne, hormonal and teenage acne, acute and chronic hives, eczema and psoriasis. Another big part of my practice is the natural treatment of menstrual disorders--PMS, menopause, heavy bleeding, and also infectious diseases like bronchitis and UTI"
(619) 632-4172
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North Hills
San Diego, California 92104
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"I have 26 years experience in the practice of Acupuncture, Chinese and Ayurvedic Medicine. Half my practice is in the treatment of neck, shoulder, and back pain, but I excel at treating any kind of pain condition, from Menstrual pain to Migraines. I also really enjoy the practice of Natural Dermatology, and have had great results with even the worst cases of cystic acne, hormonal and teenage acne, acute and chronic hives, eczema and psoriasis. Another big part of my practice is the natural treatment of menstrual disorders--PMS, menopause, heavy bleeding, and also infectious diseases like bronchitis and UTI"
Farahnaz Akhavan, Acupuncturist
Acupuncturist, LAc
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North Hills
San Diego, California 92116
"Farahnaz Akhavan has worked in the alternative medicine and health care field for over 20 years. She worked in the field of OB/GYN and women's health for several years before becoming an alternative medicine practitioner. She also worked with the united nations as health care professional for two years. She has helped chronically ill patients for numerous years through pain management and nutritional / herbal consultation. She has post graduate training in pain management, migraine headache, and arthritis pain. She accepts attorney's lien for auto and work injuries."
(619) 298-2342
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North Hills
San Diego, California 92116
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"Farahnaz Akhavan has worked in the alternative medicine and health care field for over 20 years. She worked in the field of OB/GYN and women's health for several years before becoming an alternative medicine practitioner. She also worked with the united nations as health care professional for two years. She has helped chronically ill patients for numerous years through pain management and nutritional / herbal consultation. She has post graduate training in pain management, migraine headache, and arthritis pain. She accepts attorney's lien for auto and work injuries."
Rachel Riba, Acupuncturist
Acupuncturist, MSTOM, L.Ac.
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North Hills
San Diego, California 92104
"As a Licensed Acupuncturist, Certified Herbalist, and Nutrition Educator, Rachel is a General Practitioner focused on treating with a gentle hand and sharing knowledge to bring you to a better state of wellness, empowerment and sustainability. With experience in treating a many conditions, she continues to explore Chinese medicine with special interest in stress and anxiety reduction, orthopedic and digestive complaints, fibromyalgia, and migraines. Rachel enjoys all patients, including children and older adults, and has clinical experience at UCSD Moore’s Cancer Center, UCSD Free Seniors Clinic, and UCSD RIMAC Sports Center."
(619) 304-5805
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North Hills
San Diego, California 92104
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"As a Licensed Acupuncturist, Certified Herbalist, and Nutrition Educator, Rachel is a General Practitioner focused on treating with a gentle hand and sharing knowledge to bring you to a better state of wellness, empowerment and sustainability. With experience in treating a many conditions, she continues to explore Chinese medicine with special interest in stress and anxiety reduction, orthopedic and digestive complaints, fibromyalgia, and migraines. Rachel enjoys all patients, including children and older adults, and has clinical experience at UCSD Moore’s Cancer Center, UCSD Free Seniors Clinic, and UCSD RIMAC Sports Center."
Jennifer Moffitt, Acupuncturist
Acupuncturist, MS, LAc, DpOM
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North Hills
San Diego, California 92108
"Jennifer Moffitt is licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist. She has a BS in Environmental Toxicology from UC Davis, where she worked as a research scientist for many years at the School of Veterinary Medicine. She pursued graduate work in Oriental Medicine at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, graduating magna cum laud. She is Board Certified in Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Jennifer has traveled extensively, both in the US and abroad, studying many forms of natural healing and herbology. She continues advanced studies in Japanese acupuncture and herbology (Kampo) with Ikeda Sensei and Edward Obaidey Sensei in Japan."
(619) 320-4243
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North Hills
San Diego, California 92108
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"Jennifer Moffitt is licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist. She has a BS in Environmental Toxicology from UC Davis, where she worked as a research scientist for many years at the School of Veterinary Medicine. She pursued graduate work in Oriental Medicine at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, graduating magna cum laud. She is Board Certified in Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Jennifer has traveled extensively, both in the US and abroad, studying many forms of natural healing and herbology. She continues advanced studies in Japanese acupuncture and herbology (Kampo) with Ikeda Sensei and Edward Obaidey Sensei in Japan."
Marya Badiei, Acupuncturist
Acupuncturist, L.Ac.
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North Hills
San Diego, California 92108
"I'm a Classical Chinese practitioner, energy healer, nutrition and detox coach. I offer compassionate, integrative & effective women's health care, specializing in hormone balance, fertility, postpartum, pre and post menopause, digestive disorders and pediatrics. I believe that healing is never just about our physical bodies, it's about learning to thrive again. I use an integrative approach of Chinese medicine and functional medicine to get to the root cause of your condition and promote lasting wellness. "
(858) 879-3419
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North Hills
San Diego, California 92108
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"I'm a Classical Chinese practitioner, energy healer, nutrition and detox coach. I offer compassionate, integrative & effective women's health care, specializing in hormone balance, fertility, postpartum, pre and post menopause, digestive disorders and pediatrics. I believe that healing is never just about our physical bodies, it's about learning to thrive again. I use an integrative approach of Chinese medicine and functional medicine to get to the root cause of your condition and promote lasting wellness. "

Acupuncture in North Hills, San Diego - is it right for me?
Acupuncture is based on the concepts of oriental medicine or traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and is one of the oldest healing practices in the world. North Hills, San Diego acupuncturists are health care professionals who evaluate and treat the many conditions, aches and pains that respond to acupuncture.

Acupuncturists insert very fine acupuncture needles into the body. The purpose of the needles is to stimulate acupuncture points or meridians. The needles do not inject any substance into your body and are so fine as to be virtually impossible to feel. In some cases, acupuncture may be accompanied by electrical stimulation or the burning of moxa, a form of heat therapy. Or use acupressure, where physical pressure is applied by hand or elbow to trigger points with the aim of clearing blockages in these meridians.

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Credentials for North Hills, San Diego licensed acupuncturists?
A licensed acupuncturist in North Hills, San Diego needs a minimum of two years college education and must complete three years of professional training and pass the State's approved licensing examination. The three year program includes both theory and hands-on clinical practice. Most States' professional training programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) and by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).