General Information

There are many good reasons to consider acupuncture as your first choice of therapy.

Excellent preventative technique for health maintenance.

Naturally stimulates the body’s inherent healing process.

Well known for anesthetic capabilities in the treatment of pain.

Addresses the underlying causes of illness and pain along with the symptoms.

Can be used for immune system dysfunction and illness.

Important healing enhancement in post-operation, stroke recovery, and scare tissue damage.

Effective and free of negative side-effects.

Treats the whole person, by balancing emotional states, enhancing physical well-being while reducing stress.


Conditions treated by acupuncture:


Blood pressure irregularities, high cholesterol, and poor circulation.


Constipation, diarrhea, dysentery, eating disorders, indigestion, irritable bowel, stomachaches, and ulcers.

Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat

Allergies, eye pain/redness/dryness, sinusitis, rhinitis, and tinius.


Endometriosis, hot flashes, menstrual irregularities, and pain, pre-menstrual syndrome, menopause, vaginal and urinary tract infections, and some types of infertility.


Arthritis, back pain, bursitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia joint pain, neck pain, repetitive motion syndrome, sciatica, sports injury, tendonitis, tennis elbow.


Headache and migraines, neuralgia, neuropathy, numbness, post-stroke symptoms, and some effects of spinal cord injury.


Asthma, bronchitis, cold & flu, emphysema, smoking complications, and sore throat.

Stress Related

Anxiety, insomnia, irritability, fatigue, and stress.

Cancer Support

Chemotherapy-related nausea and vomiting, xerostomia, fatigue, hot flashes, anxiety,  and peripheral neuropathy.


Is Acupuncture Safe?  Yes!

Acupuncturists are licensed and regulated by the California medical board.  The examining committee of the board of medical quality assurance.  Current requirements are: two years of pre-medical studies, followed by four years of study in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and a rigorous examination process for licensing in the state of California.

Acupuncturists use sterile, single-use, disposable needles.

Over 3,000 years of practice and recent research confirm hat acupuncture is a safe and effective medical treatment.


What Can You Expect During Acupuncture Treatment?

On your first visit, an in-depth medical and lifestyle history is taken.  An appropriate treatment plan is then designed and discussed.

In treatment, “hair-thin” sterilized needles are placed in specific points on the body.  Most patients find acupuncture treatments to be very calming and deeply relaxing.

Treatment usually last 45 minutes.