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“I have been in practice now for 18 years and have continued to focus on the Body/Mind connection. I believe bodywork goes beyond attending to muscles; it also promotes realignment with the Universal energy force. My intention is to create the conditions for this realignment so that each individual has the opportunity to reach his/her ultimate potential.
“I have been a LMT for 8 years, I am astounded at the number of people who come to me that have been resigned to live with chronic pain, stress, and depression. The relief that they receive from treatment is evident in their eyes and that is what makes my job so worthwhile. No one should settle for "just getting by" and living with pain. Massage can help you to live a fuller life! I pride myself on providing the most effective, ethical, and professional experience possible to my clients!
“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 blessed to have a family practice where I work with patients of all ages. More and more clients are becoming aware that energetic medicine, herbs, relaxation and meditation are among the best valued tools to assist them in their healing process. Many clients that come to my office have tried other methods to get well and nothing has worked. Although most people get acupuncture for the treatment of pain, I frequently address issues from insomnia and anxiety to infertility and asthma. I also assist patients to select the appropriate diet, exercise, lifestyle changes for their well-being .
“Sandra McKay L. Ac. specializes in pain management, sports injuries/orthopedics, digestive disorders, gynecology/menopause, seasonal allergies, stress, insomnia, anxiety and fertility. Sandra uses a combination of acupuncture, Chinese herbal formulas and lifestyle recommendations to get you on the path to wellness as soon as possible.
“Quick pain relief and return to normal ability is my main focus. Thoroughness in exam and treatment and has been my goal over the past 28 years. I help patients with pain, muscle spasm, stiffness and movement restrictions, often from injuries or accidents. Mostly musculoskeletal problems but not limited to those problems, I help headaches. I help patients discover the cause of their symtoms. I prefer to help those patients that are motivated to help themselves, a teamwork approach between the patient and myself. I have experienced many basic injuries and know first-hand the pain and healing of these injuries.
“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.
“As an athlete myself, my focus is geared in that direction. I grew up with a vast array of sports. Ballet and gymnastics planted the seed then martial arts entered the picture. From there, I began to move into more seasonal sports such as football, basketball, crew, and track & field. These experiences give me irreplaceable insight into the wonderful world of sports so helping other athletes achieve and maintain a high level of performance is of great interest to me.
“I provide holistic, naturopathic care for women and their families with a focus on preconception health and fertility, hormone balancing, gastrointestinal concerns, sleep issues, emotional wellness, and achieving optimal mood and energy. The best part of my job is listening carefully to patients and providing safe, non-toxic treatments for common and uncommon health concerns. Prevention and the cultivation of health supporting habits are the foundation of my practice. However, I am also proficient in the use of botanical medicine, mind-body techniques, and evidence-based nutritional supplementation.
“Carol Rider, L.Ac., M.T.O.M., brings 20 years of experience in Acupuncture, Herbology and Oriental Medicine to her practice. Areas of focus include pain management, headaches, women's health issues (including fertility and hormonal issues), support for oncological issues and post surgical rehabilitation. Carol Rider is licensed by The Acupuncture Board of California and is a member of The American Acupuncture Council. Additionally, she is a board member at Lasting Recovery where she is in charge of their group acupuncture treatment program. She is also in charge of Acupuncture services for White Sands of La Jolla.
“I am able to treat many different patients with a variety of different conditions. I've treated women, children, men, athletes and the elderly...essentially anyone that is interested in utilizing natural and safe healing methods to obtain optimum health. Acupuncture is an effective form of treatment for the common cold/flu, arthritis, anxiety, depression, digestive disorders, women's health issues (pregnancy support/discomfort, menopause and PMS), insomnia, pain, labor support and postpartum care, infertility, and common childhood ailments (ear infections, sore throat, cold/flu, digestive disorders, teething, etc).
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“Are you seeking a better relationship with your body? Do you want to make holistic connections through bodywork? I facilitate pain relief and mind-body healing as a practical pathway to peace. I love my work! Specialties include Deep Tissue and Deep Circulatory, Sensory Repatterning, Thai, Neuromuscular, Sports, and Somatic Bodywork for stress and trauma. I am mobile through San Diego county, meaning I bring the spa to you. My office is also available. I work with all ages, including elderly, and provide pregnancy and chair massage. Please see my website: www.bodywork4peace.abmp.com. Call today to book!
“Liman Rachels, L.Ac., is licensed by the California Acupuncture Board for the Certification of Acupuncturist. She has completed studies at University of Tianjin Traditional Chinese Medicine and got her Bachelor of Medicine degree (Traditional Chinese Medicine) in China. She has practiced Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine in China for more than ten years. In addition, she has a Ph.D. degree in Medical Science from the Tokyo Medical and Dental University in Japan.
“Yvonne Scarlett is a California State Board Licensed acupuncturist. Her graduate studies at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, included externships at Rady Children's hospital treating pediatric patients on the oncology and hematology floors, and those in the chronic pain management program. Yvonne uses multiple modalities including Functional Blood chemistry, food therapy, Asian bodywork, craniosacral therapy and needle-free alternatives to acupuncture, especially when treating children.
“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.
“I have been providing chiropractic care in conjunction with nutritional therapy for more than a decade in San Diego county. I am a california state appointed qualified medical evaluator with extensive experience in treatment of musculoskeletal and neurological conditions caused by degenarative disease or traumatic events. As a professor of human nutrition and physiology, I believe in collaboration with acupuncturists and medical specialists to provide the entire range of available treatment options to my patients. In my opinion a combination of alternative and western medical ideas in conjunction with nutritional therapies may provide the best solutions to most human ailments.
“San Diego Chiropractic is a multi-doctor and discipline office offering chiropractic, massage, and acupuncture. We are a modern office with computerized check in kiosks, modern chiropractic tables and equipment, and new patient paperwork can be done online and uploaded to our site. We offer later evening and Saturday appointments and accept most insurances including Medicare.
“Our mission at Mossuto Chiropractic and Wellness is to serve and guide families to optimum health through a Chiropractic model of wellness. So everyone can have the opportunity to heal from within. Better than could be imagined throughout their entire lifetime. All done with love, compassion, and expertise. From my family to yours, I look forward to helping. Best in health and life always. Dr. Mark
“Licensed Acupuncturist Karen Rohrbaugh treats patients with chronic pain and illness, anxiety/stress, PMS/menopause and many other health concerns. She is a compassionate listener and healer. In addition to using needles, Karen uses the Acutron Mentor, a microcurrent device, which has been endorsed by the NFL and the US Olympic Committee to treat pain. Karen also offers a unique type of facial rejuvenation using microcurrent and color light therapy. This treatment reduces fine lines and wrinkles, puffiness and sagging skin-with no pain, no down time and no needles.
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.