Sophia Pan
Acupuncturist, DAOM, LAc Verified
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
I have been using acupuncture and herbal therapy to successfully treat various difficult cases of autoimmune diseases, asthma, sciatica, fibromyalgia, back pain, arthritis, migraine, eczema, insomnia, allergy, facial pain, gastroenterological and menstrual problems.
I am a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Medical Doctor from Taiwan. I also teach TCM to University students in California. I specialize in internal medicine, dermatology, gynecology and gastroenterology. I have a doctorate from China Medical University and gained experience from 10+ years of practice as a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, working with the best specialists at the Wan Fang Hospital, the Taiwan City Hospital, and the Hospital of China Medical University. In addition to treating patients at my practice, I teach theoretical and clinical traditional Chinese medicine classes at Five Branches University in San Jose, CA.
(925) 235-0597
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596
I have been using acupuncture and herbal therapy to successfully treat various difficult cases of autoimmune diseases, asthma, sciatica, fibromyalgia, back pain, arthritis, migraine, eczema, insomnia, allergy, facial pain, gastroenterological and menstrual problems.
I am a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Medical Doctor from Taiwan. I also teach TCM to University students in California. I specialize in internal medicine, dermatology, gynecology and gastroenterology. I have a doctorate from China Medical University and gained experience from 10+ years of practice as a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, working with the best specialists at the Wan Fang Hospital, the Taiwan City Hospital, and the Hospital of China Medical University. In addition to treating patients at my practice, I teach theoretical and clinical traditional Chinese medicine classes at Five Branches University in San Jose, CA.
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Dove M Yu
Acupuncturist, DACM, LAc, RD, LE Verified
Daly City, CA 94014
Are you suffering from migraine headache, neck and shoulder pain, lower back pain, or sciatica pain? Do you have issues with anxiety, depression, fatigue, indigestion, and insomnia? Are you concerned about women's health such as infertility, and hot flashes? I have helped many patients to reduce pain, facilitate innate healing ability, and improve organs function by using acupuncture, herbal medicine, and manual therapy (Tuina).
(650) 437-9922
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Daly City, CA 94014
Are you suffering from migraine headache, neck and shoulder pain, lower back pain, or sciatica pain? Do you have issues with anxiety, depression, fatigue, indigestion, and insomnia? Are you concerned about women's health such as infertility, and hot flashes? I have helped many patients to reduce pain, facilitate innate healing ability, and improve organs function by using acupuncture, herbal medicine, and manual therapy (Tuina).
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Xiao Qin Zhu
Acupuncturist, DAOM, LAc Verified
Office is near:
Daly City, CA 94013
Are you suffering from migraine headache or body pain? Are you struggle on insomnia ? Are you willing to loss weight? Are you tired of drugs? Are you looking for alternate medical to get rid of side affect from chemo and radiation therapy? If you answers is YES, Dr. Xiaoqin Zhu would like to help you, who had trained and had 10 years clinical experience in the Oncology center for Integrative medicine as a TCM doctor in China. After immigrating to the United States, she begins to work at RIVER QI HEALTH CLINIC in 2010, also she is a faculty to teach acupuncturist and Medicine student in highland hospital and Sutter health.
(415) 993-6034
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Office is near:
Daly City, CA 94013
Are you suffering from migraine headache or body pain? Are you struggle on insomnia ? Are you willing to loss weight? Are you tired of drugs? Are you looking for alternate medical to get rid of side affect from chemo and radiation therapy? If you answers is YES, Dr. Xiaoqin Zhu would like to help you, who had trained and had 10 years clinical experience in the Oncology center for Integrative medicine as a TCM doctor in China. After immigrating to the United States, she begins to work at RIVER QI HEALTH CLINIC in 2010, also she is a faculty to teach acupuncturist and Medicine student in highland hospital and Sutter health.
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Haiying Deng
Acupuncturist, LAc Verified
Office is near:
Diablo, CA 94528
Before graduated from Five Branches University of Chinese Medicine Graduate School and obtained my California Acupuncture Board license, I also systematically studied Western Medicine in Beijing Medical University for 5 years and went through several years' residency training in OB/GYN Department in Beijing 402 Hospital. Nowadays in America, although more and more people come to acupuncture clinics for help with their health problems, there are still some communication boundaries between Western and Eastern Medical systems. .
(925) 705-4291
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Diablo, CA 94528
Before graduated from Five Branches University of Chinese Medicine Graduate School and obtained my California Acupuncture Board license, I also systematically studied Western Medicine in Beijing Medical University for 5 years and went through several years' residency training in OB/GYN Department in Beijing 402 Hospital. Nowadays in America, although more and more people come to acupuncture clinics for help with their health problems, there are still some communication boundaries between Western and Eastern Medical systems. .
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Daniel W Ng
Acupuncturist Verified
San Francisco, CA 94118
Are you looking for an Alternative Health Care provider who will take the time to listen, and would truly like to help you? I am a California licensed acupuncturist with a PhD. in Oriental Medicine and a former clinical professor at the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences. I have been practicing Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture for over 20 years. I have developed very unique acupuncture techniques, which often allows you to feel results after only one visit.
(415) 498-0954
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San Francisco, CA 94118
Are you looking for an Alternative Health Care provider who will take the time to listen, and would truly like to help you? I am a California licensed acupuncturist with a PhD. in Oriental Medicine and a former clinical professor at the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences. I have been practicing Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture for over 20 years. I have developed very unique acupuncture techniques, which often allows you to feel results after only one visit.
Gregory E LeBlanc
Acupuncturist, MSOM, LAc Verified
El Cerrito, CA 94530
We specialize in the treatment of pain, reducing inflammation and promoting healing. Orthopedic Acupuncture and Electroacupuncture (EAC) is especially successful at treating: Neck pain, Shoulder pain, Scapulalgia, Rotator Cuff injury, and pain Low Back Pain or Lumbar Pain, Elbow pain, and injury Knee Osteoarthritis, Patellar Tendinitis, Ankle and foot pain, Peri-scapular pain, Carpal tunnel syndrome.
(510) 491-9157
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El Cerrito, CA 94530
We specialize in the treatment of pain, reducing inflammation and promoting healing. Orthopedic Acupuncture and Electroacupuncture (EAC) is especially successful at treating: Neck pain, Shoulder pain, Scapulalgia, Rotator Cuff injury, and pain Low Back Pain or Lumbar Pain, Elbow pain, and injury Knee Osteoarthritis, Patellar Tendinitis, Ankle and foot pain, Peri-scapular pain, Carpal tunnel syndrome.
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Pamela Jankelow
Acupuncturist, LAc, CMT Verified
Office is near:
Corte Madera, CA 94925
I practice a unique, holistic, and compassionate approach to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).I have extensive experience in the field of pain management and over sixteen years of practicing TCM. I also treat many women's related issues from PMS To menopause including infertility and prenatal care. I have many years of experience with all health issues from headaches, depression, stress, anxiety, flu, etc.... In addition to acupuncture, I use herbal remedies, moxa, cupping, therapeutic massage, guided meditation, and other modalities. I am deeply committed to supporting each client on their journey back to health .
(415) 233-2958
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Corte Madera, CA 94925
I practice a unique, holistic, and compassionate approach to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).I have extensive experience in the field of pain management and over sixteen years of practicing TCM. I also treat many women's related issues from PMS To menopause including infertility and prenatal care. I have many years of experience with all health issues from headaches, depression, stress, anxiety, flu, etc.... In addition to acupuncture, I use herbal remedies, moxa, cupping, therapeutic massage, guided meditation, and other modalities. I am deeply committed to supporting each client on their journey back to health .
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Marjorie Singler
Acupuncturist, LAc, MA, NCCAOM, Dip, Ac Verified
Lafayette, CA 94549
My focus is on healing; giving you the highest quality patient care; treating the root cause of your condition as well as your symptoms, so that you are up and running, enjoying life ASAP. I have 28 years of successfully, effectively treating a wide variety of health conditions. I will give you relaxing, gentle treatments that are effective with eliminating your symptoms; communicate your diagnosis/ treatment plan. I am particularly effective at helping women resolve their hormonal issues such as PMS , menopause, pregnancy/infertility; pediatrics;,male female clients resolving pain conditions; internal medicine; lyme disease, and cancers. Free introductory consultation
(925) 283-9931
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Lafayette, CA 94549
My focus is on healing; giving you the highest quality patient care; treating the root cause of your condition as well as your symptoms, so that you are up and running, enjoying life ASAP. I have 28 years of successfully, effectively treating a wide variety of health conditions. I will give you relaxing, gentle treatments that are effective with eliminating your symptoms; communicate your diagnosis/ treatment plan. I am particularly effective at helping women resolve their hormonal issues such as PMS , menopause, pregnancy/infertility; pediatrics;,male female clients resolving pain conditions; internal medicine; lyme disease, and cancers. Free introductory consultation
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Da-Gang Wang Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs
Acupuncturist, LAc, DiplOA, MSTCM Verified
San Francisco, CA 94109
I believe that there are three fundamental elements of a happy, contented life. One, we need to be able to eat, digest, and eliminate every day. Two, we need to be able to sleep well. Third, we need good sex life. Based on these three elements, we build life and pursuit dreams. However, stress, unhealthy diet and eating habits, and many environmental pollutions make the foundation of our lives unbalanced, thus, we experience depression, anxiety, digestive disorder and sexual dysfunction. My mission is to help people to build a healthy foundation of life with happiness an contentment.
(415) 650-4022
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San Francisco, CA 94109
I believe that there are three fundamental elements of a happy, contented life. One, we need to be able to eat, digest, and eliminate every day. Two, we need to be able to sleep well. Third, we need good sex life. Based on these three elements, we build life and pursuit dreams. However, stress, unhealthy diet and eating habits, and many environmental pollutions make the foundation of our lives unbalanced, thus, we experience depression, anxiety, digestive disorder and sexual dysfunction. My mission is to help people to build a healthy foundation of life with happiness an contentment.
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Gina Morishige
Acupuncturist, DOM, MSOM, CFMP, RX
Berkeley, CA 94705
Dr. Morishige is committed to providing you with a complete system of healing modalities to enhance your health by restoring and rejuvenating your internal/external well-being with our evolving healthcare systems. Her patient-centered healthcare and superior diagnostic skills identify underlying health issues that are often overlooked, and are crucial in determining the root treatment and cause of disease. Her devotion to the future of healthcare and research, with like minded practitioners and pioneers, uncover the best treatment solutions for the most complicated health issues that go unnoticed or unresolved.
(505) 369-3273
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Berkeley, CA 94705
Dr. Morishige is committed to providing you with a complete system of healing modalities to enhance your health by restoring and rejuvenating your internal/external well-being with our evolving healthcare systems. Her patient-centered healthcare and superior diagnostic skills identify underlying health issues that are often overlooked, and are crucial in determining the root treatment and cause of disease. Her devotion to the future of healthcare and research, with like minded practitioners and pioneers, uncover the best treatment solutions for the most complicated health issues that go unnoticed or unresolved.
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Randall P Gibson
Acupuncturist, LAc, MA, MS Verified
Novato, CA 94945
I believe people can heal themselves when given the right plan and priorities. I have been in practice for close to twenty years focusing on Acupuncture and Sports Medicine. During this time I have worked with professional athletes, musicians, recreational athletes, adults and children. My passion is taking someone who is acutely out of balance and seeing them through to full function. I do this by integrating acupuncture, acupressure, exercise, nutrition, breathing techniques, herbal therapies, and nutriceuticals.
(650) 485-3984 x222
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Novato, CA 94945
I believe people can heal themselves when given the right plan and priorities. I have been in practice for close to twenty years focusing on Acupuncture and Sports Medicine. During this time I have worked with professional athletes, musicians, recreational athletes, adults and children. My passion is taking someone who is acutely out of balance and seeing them through to full function. I do this by integrating acupuncture, acupressure, exercise, nutrition, breathing techniques, herbal therapies, and nutriceuticals.
Sara Kendall Gordon
Acupuncturist, LAc, DAOM Verified
San Rafael, CA 94903
I offer you comprehensive, caring consultations and treatment. These are tailored to you specifically. I use blood, saliva and stool tests to identify the cause of your illness and track your improvement. A complete Chinese Medicine exam; pulse and tongue reading is available at each visit along with some muscle testing. Each session gives you a sense of progress and a path toward a specific resolution in your healing process. During your treatment, you will experience acupuncture, magnet therapy, massage, hypnosis or guided meditation. You are invited to become quiet and still so that your healing nature is activated.
(628) 600-1557
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San Rafael, CA 94903
I offer you comprehensive, caring consultations and treatment. These are tailored to you specifically. I use blood, saliva and stool tests to identify the cause of your illness and track your improvement. A complete Chinese Medicine exam; pulse and tongue reading is available at each visit along with some muscle testing. Each session gives you a sense of progress and a path toward a specific resolution in your healing process. During your treatment, you will experience acupuncture, magnet therapy, massage, hypnosis or guided meditation. You are invited to become quiet and still so that your healing nature is activated.
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Jordanna Eve Dworkin
Acupuncturist, LAc
San Francisco, CA 94107
Welcome to InTouch SF, a private acupuncture and healing arts practice! Located in a classic Victorian in Potrero Hill, my healing sanctuary is the perfect backdrop for acupuncture, classic Chinese bodywork, customized pilates, barre style and yoga sessions for stress-free living. I try to pamper my clients as much as possible by offering amazing combined therapeutics like tui na massage, cupping, warming moxibustion, qi gong exercises, stretching and more. With InTouch, you'll receive the attentive listening, soothing touch and individual care you deserve!
(646) 820-1906
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San Francisco, CA 94107
Welcome to InTouch SF, a private acupuncture and healing arts practice! Located in a classic Victorian in Potrero Hill, my healing sanctuary is the perfect backdrop for acupuncture, classic Chinese bodywork, customized pilates, barre style and yoga sessions for stress-free living. I try to pamper my clients as much as possible by offering amazing combined therapeutics like tui na massage, cupping, warming moxibustion, qi gong exercises, stretching and more. With InTouch, you'll receive the attentive listening, soothing touch and individual care you deserve!
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Winnie W Chin
Acupuncturist, LAc Verified
San Francisco, CA 94102
I am a practitioner of traditional Japanese acupuncture and have studied extensively with master acupuncturist Koji Ichihashi of the Kurumadani School of Japan. Japanese acupuncture technique involves shallow insertion of very thin, delicate needles into points along the Meridians of the body. It is a relaxing spa-like treatment that is gentle and essentially pain free. This style incorporates medical Shiatsu massage while the needles are in the body. I give my patients self-care education, Qigong (energy movement), nutritional counseling and suggest Chinese herbal therapies and/or supplements in a nurturing environment.
(415) 787-2928
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San Francisco, CA 94102
I am a practitioner of traditional Japanese acupuncture and have studied extensively with master acupuncturist Koji Ichihashi of the Kurumadani School of Japan. Japanese acupuncture technique involves shallow insertion of very thin, delicate needles into points along the Meridians of the body. It is a relaxing spa-like treatment that is gentle and essentially pain free. This style incorporates medical Shiatsu massage while the needles are in the body. I give my patients self-care education, Qigong (energy movement), nutritional counseling and suggest Chinese herbal therapies and/or supplements in a nurturing environment.
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Blossoming Lotus Acupuncture
Acupuncturist, LAc, DiplOM Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
If you have a skin condition and are looking for a more holistic and natural way to resolve it, Chinese medicine could be your solution. In our clinic, we will discuss extensively about your skin condition, thereafter, you will receive a customized treatment, which may include an herbal formula to take orally, plus a customized herbal ointment or tincture. Depending on the condition, compresses and other forms of topical treatment may also be prescribed. You will also be given lifestyle and diet recommendations. We offer a free 15 minute consultation. Call us to see how we can be of service.
(415) 813-5406
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San Francisco, CA 94115
If you have a skin condition and are looking for a more holistic and natural way to resolve it, Chinese medicine could be your solution. In our clinic, we will discuss extensively about your skin condition, thereafter, you will receive a customized treatment, which may include an herbal formula to take orally, plus a customized herbal ointment or tincture. Depending on the condition, compresses and other forms of topical treatment may also be prescribed. You will also be given lifestyle and diet recommendations. We offer a free 15 minute consultation. Call us to see how we can be of service.
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Shen's Acupuncture & Herbs
Acupuncturist, LAc Verified
San Rafael, CA 94901
I work on conditions as bellow: • Pain relieve: intractable headache, neck pain, shoulder pain, low back pain, leg pain and computer occupational syndrome; •Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease treatment: angina pectoris, hypertension, dizziness, stroke, hemiplegia, facial paralysis; •Gastrointestinal diseases: acute and chronic gastritis, stomach pain, abdominal pain, constipation; • Respiratory infections and skin diseases: four seasons of cold, intractable cough, nasal sensitivity; hay fever, rubella, eczema, itching, etc.; • Gynecological conditions: Gastroptosis, uterine prolapse, urinary incontinence, gynecological cance
(415) 573-7646
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San Rafael, CA 94901
I work on conditions as bellow: • Pain relieve: intractable headache, neck pain, shoulder pain, low back pain, leg pain and computer occupational syndrome; •Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease treatment: angina pectoris, hypertension, dizziness, stroke, hemiplegia, facial paralysis; •Gastrointestinal diseases: acute and chronic gastritis, stomach pain, abdominal pain, constipation; • Respiratory infections and skin diseases: four seasons of cold, intractable cough, nasal sensitivity; hay fever, rubella, eczema, itching, etc.; • Gynecological conditions: Gastroptosis, uterine prolapse, urinary incontinence, gynecological cance
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Yu Ying (Emmie) Zhu
Acupuncturist, LAc, MD(CHN), CMD(CHN Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
I was a Western medical doctor and then also a Chinese medical doctor and have practiced integrative Western and Chinese medicine for 30+ years in hospitals in China before I came to US as a visiting professor at UCSF. In US, I have been a professor at Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College Berkeley and treating patients in my private TCM practice for 20+ years. With over 50 years of extensive Western and Chinese medical experience, compassion, caring, and a holistic approach, I have successfully helped many patients with various health challenges including difficult cases that could not be helped with only Western medicine.
(415) 944-4206
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San Francisco, CA 94115
I was a Western medical doctor and then also a Chinese medical doctor and have practiced integrative Western and Chinese medicine for 30+ years in hospitals in China before I came to US as a visiting professor at UCSF. In US, I have been a professor at Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College Berkeley and treating patients in my private TCM practice for 20+ years. With over 50 years of extensive Western and Chinese medical experience, compassion, caring, and a holistic approach, I have successfully helped many patients with various health challenges including difficult cases that could not be helped with only Western medicine.
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Lydie Hu
Acupuncturist, lydie h, PhD Verified
Office is near:
San Rafael, CA 94901
This treatment can be used for a wide range of disorders including emotional disorders, digestive disorders, hormone imbalances, pain disorders, and chronic diseases. TCM works on the belief that the body is controlled by an energy flow, known as qi (pronounced “chee”), that travels through pathways called meridian. TCM believes that problems or blockages with the flow of energy along these meridians is responsible for many ailments. Toxins, stress, trauma, hormones and even the foods we eat can all contribute to blocking qi. With 15 minuets free consultation, you will find out how you can benefit from acupuncture.
(707) 873-7452
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Office is near:
San Rafael, CA 94901
This treatment can be used for a wide range of disorders including emotional disorders, digestive disorders, hormone imbalances, pain disorders, and chronic diseases. TCM works on the belief that the body is controlled by an energy flow, known as qi (pronounced “chee”), that travels through pathways called meridian. TCM believes that problems or blockages with the flow of energy along these meridians is responsible for many ailments. Toxins, stress, trauma, hormones and even the foods we eat can all contribute to blocking qi. With 15 minuets free consultation, you will find out how you can benefit from acupuncture.
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Acorn Medicine
Acupuncturist, LAc, DiplA Verified
Mill Valley, CA 94941
I provide Chinese Medicine treatments with a focus on solutions for releasing pain, with Acupuncture, Moxibustion, Cupping, Myofascial Release techniques, and Nutritional & Herbal Medicine. I integrate non-invasive therapies such as Acutonics® Sound Healing and Aura-Soma® Color Therapy, which my highly sensitive clients appreciate. I work with a wide variety of patients. Whether you are looking for a tune-up, have a specific project, or want a transformation in your life, I look forward to meeting you on your journey to well being.
(415) 599-8638
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Mill Valley, CA 94941
I provide Chinese Medicine treatments with a focus on solutions for releasing pain, with Acupuncture, Moxibustion, Cupping, Myofascial Release techniques, and Nutritional & Herbal Medicine. I integrate non-invasive therapies such as Acutonics® Sound Healing and Aura-Soma® Color Therapy, which my highly sensitive clients appreciate. I work with a wide variety of patients. Whether you are looking for a tune-up, have a specific project, or want a transformation in your life, I look forward to meeting you on your journey to well being.
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Passionflower Acupuncture & Herbs
Acupuncturist, DACM, LAc Verified
San Francisco, CA 94104
Feeling fatigue? Pain? Not sleeping well? Not feeling your best? Your body is oftentimes finding ways to let you know that something is amiss. These can be signals that can point to an imbalance in your body. Acupuncture medicine helps bring about balance so that your body can function optimally. It not only treats the symptom, but can get to the root or underlying cause. Let’s work together so that you can feel your best and get your body performing to its highest level. Utilizing this system of medicine that includes acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutrition, cupping, etc., I can help.
(628) 345-2891
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San Francisco, CA 94104
Feeling fatigue? Pain? Not sleeping well? Not feeling your best? Your body is oftentimes finding ways to let you know that something is amiss. These can be signals that can point to an imbalance in your body. Acupuncture medicine helps bring about balance so that your body can function optimally. It not only treats the symptom, but can get to the root or underlying cause. Let’s work together so that you can feel your best and get your body performing to its highest level. Utilizing this system of medicine that includes acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutrition, cupping, etc., I can help.
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Migraine Acupuncturists
If you're looking for acupuncture for migraines in El Cerrito or for an El Cerrito migraine acupuncturists, these migraine specialists provide migraine relief, and migraine treatment. They include acupuncturists for migraines El Cerrito or acupuncture El Cerrito migraine professionals, and migraine acupuncturists. They can help with cluster migraine and sinus migraine.

Acupuncture in El Cerrito - 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. El Cerrito 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.

'Accupuncture' and 'Accupuncturist' are common mis-spellings.