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“Traditional East Asian Medicine effectively treats a wide array of health issues. Derek French, LAc offers 'complete' care. Patients leave after treatments feeling significant relief, and that the time and care they receive addresses their pain or health concerns directly. Derek helps you understand what to expect in resolution of your unique case. 'Complete' care means utilizing multiple techniques in diagnosis and treatment; in commitment to providing the highest level of care. We offer guidance in nutrition, exercise, and life matters when pertinent to your healing process. Our unique treatment space is completely private, overlooking a canyon and surrounded by sights and sounds of nature.
“Effective pain relief with acupuncture in an amazing warm & friendly spa like office! Affordable rates, great location with parking, & personal injury is our specialty. I have 18 years of experience in the healing arts. I received my Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego. In addition, I've studied and trained in China at the Chengdu University Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine. I received my B.A. in Cultural and Medical anthropology from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
“Growing up in Vietnam and influenced by the culture of Asia, I began absorbing in acupuncture and herbal medicine in my childhood. I earned my Master's degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine in 1996 and have been in private practice ever since. Since 2008 I have been awarded the Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, where I taught and supervised with strict traditional standards balanced with large dosages of humor.
“I am a sports medicine acupuncture and orthopedic specialist. I treat all kinds of pain whether from a sports injury or from a desk job. Having completed extensive training in sports medicine acupuncture, I have a detailed knowledge of anatomy and the way the body works, which is what makes my expertise unique in the field of alternative medicine. Some of the most common types of pain I treat include low back pain, neck pain, joint pain, ligament sprains, tendonitis, headaches and migraines. I enjoy treating a wide range of patients from professional and Olympic athletes to weekend warriors and those with chronic pain.
“I am a primary care doctor that specializes in natural treatments. I can prescribe medications, but that is mostly used as a last resort. As a naturopathic doctor, we treat the cause of the problems. We would work with the patient very closely to achieve the best results for them whether it be just for a wellness check or to treat a health concern. I care about the patient and getting them to feel the best they can. I look at nutrition, lifestyle, supplements, exercise, medication and stress and work with the patient to ensure their life is in balance.
“Shou Xin Wu, Ph.D. L.Ac. comes from Shanghai, China and graduated from the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, majoring in Orthopedics and Trauma of TCM. He has more than 25 years of experience in clinical treatment. Currently he is teaching at several TCM Universities in Southern California concurrent with his post as Clinical Supervisor for the last 15 years.
“My goal is to help benefit people through the use of Alternative Medicine to live a balanced and healthy lifestyle. I attempt to listen to my patients needs, get them as relaxed and comfortable as possible, and help guide them into healing. I am humbled by the humans capacity to heal.
“"Located in Mission Valley and easily accessible. Dr. Joseph Ortega has been a practicing chiropractor now for over 15 years. He takes pride in the fact his office has helped countless individuals with back pain and neck pain, headaches, relief from the pain of arthritis in the neck and back, muscle spasms, dizziness, stiffness, etc. We also specialize in car accidents, sports injuries, muscular injuries, and general overall health. We also have massage therapy on staff. We utilize state of the art physiotherapy procedures such as therapeutic ultrasound, interferential modalities, muscle stimulation, traction, and hydrotherapy.
“My ideal client is someone who is active, motivated, and eager to get back to 100%. I have an extensive background in the treatment of orthopedic disorders, sports-related injuries, and work-stress that manifests as chronic tension and postural misalignment. I spent 2 years training at a Sports Medicine Acupuncture clinic; I worked at UCSD's RIMAC center for student athletes; I've treated triathletes, Iron Man and Ultra Man competitors, Marathoners, and Olympic-level Athletes. I also have experience treating the elderly, autoimmune disorders, gynecological/women's health, and many others.
“I have 40 YEARS of medical experience. Born in China. I trained in China for 15 YEARS. There My study and work are in the 3 TOP of UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS. Have received Acupuncture, RN and MD Licenses. I services U.S. and have Acupuncture license for 20 years. I 'm very plaeared to help you!
“Call Now for over $100 off of your Naturopathic "Optimal Health Plan!" B-12 shots $10 and InfraRed Sauna for $20! Join us in your pursuit of Optimal Health; you will experience a dedicated, professional and knowledgeable approach to your personal goals. At LotusRain we provide Naturopathic medical care in a positive, light-filled space. We offer a range of treatment options and encourage you to be an active partner in achieving Optimal Health. We offer IV Infusions and Meyers Cocktail IVs, B Vitamin shots, Infrared Sauna, Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber, Quantum Biofeedback, Psychotherapy and a variety of healing arts.
“I teach my clients how to become an active participant in their own healing process through diet, exercise and Chinese herbs with acupuncture. Every individual should enjoy good health and acupuncture seeks to foster that health and promote freedom from pain and discomfort.
“My goals of treatment are to use acupuncture techniques and massage to alleviate pain, promote relaxation, facilitate healing, and achieve balance; and to provide nutritional and herbal recommendations that will strengthen the body and alleviate symptoms of discomfort. By assisting patients in setting and achieving personal goals that promote a healthy lifestyle, and providing education directed towards those goals, I will be able to support you in your quest for health.
“Dr Bob Johnson is a Mira Mesa Chiropractor in practice since 1986. Located just off the 15 freeway. We treat people injured in San Diego car accidents and work injuries. We are successful in treating neck pain, back pain, headaches, sports injuries with chiropractic manipulative therapy, muscle work, physiotherapy modalities such as electrical stim. Massage therapists available by appointment
“Dr. Darcy Yent ND, LAc. is board certified in California as a Naturopathic Doctor and Acupuncturist and finds that incorporating both Western and Eastern models of medicine comprehensively address her patients' conditions. Dr. Yent builds collaborative partnerships with her patients, working as a team to empower them to achieve their health and wellness goals. She provides a safe, quiet, and compassionate healing environment where she listens to patients' needs and supports them in making the changes they seek.
“Jared Andersen is the owner and chief practitioner of Evolution Acupuncture. He earned his Masters of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and Holistic Health Practitioner certification from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. He has completed internships at UCSD RIMAC center treating NCAA athletes and at the University of California's downtown integrative medical clinic treating psycho-emotional and physical disorders in the homeless with acupuncture and Chinese medicine. Jared is committed to creating and inspiring the change necessary for his patients to achieve their desired state of well being using both modern and ancient technologies.
“Nicole is a nurturing and joyful HHP, with a soothing energy and healing hands. She practices therapeutic massage techniques such as Neuromuscular, Swedish, Prenatal Massage, and Craniosacral Therapy.
“B Trim Lifestyles was created to produce the optimal health plan for you by combining my passion and expertise in nutrition with your desire to enhance your current lifestyle. I will teach you how food affects your body and how to practice mindful eating to help you live a more enjoyable life. Anyone can go online and find nutrition tips or a menu plan, but I tailor each session to work with your current lifestyle and teaches practices that cannot be learned from the internet. www.BTrimLifestyles.com
“Desiree Sterling received her Master's of Science from Pacific College of Oriental medicine (PCOM) in San Diego in 2005. She graduated from the Norwegian College of Acupuncture in 2002 and has also had formal training in Physical Therapy from Oslo, Norway. She has treated collegiate athletes at the RIMAC sports facility at UCSD in San Diego. Some of her training includes functional endocrinology, functional blood chemistry, and neuro-endocrine-immune problems. She provides treatment for endocrine and hormonal disorders related to infertility, chronic fatigue, digestive disorders, decreased immunity, hypoglycemia, insulin resistance, diabetes, thyroid and adrenal issues and cardiovascular conditions.
How to tell if Natural Health is right for me?
San Diego Health Professionals have broad skills and are able to work with a wide range of symptoms.
Complementary and alternative health, natural health or holistic health is a non-medical path to well-being. It sees the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of life as closely interconnected and balanced. Advocates typically use a wide variety of alternative practices, the most common of which include: Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Homeopathy, Massage Therapy, Naturopathy, Nutrition, Osteopathy, and Physical Therapy.
How to use my insurance?
Many Natural Health professionals accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the Health Professional.