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Acupuncture Westside
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
David F.
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I'm pretty fit, usually feel strong and capable of anything...out of nowhere I tweaked my back and could barely move. Scary and debilitating! My PPO insurance listed Amy at the top of the suggested list and at the advice of my primary physician I reluctantly tried acupuncture for the first time. Amazing! 12 hours later, after cupping and gentle needles I felt healed! What a relief! (btw, I was fearful of the needles but it wasn't painful or stressful at all!) Amy is a miracle worker, she is someone who clearly cares about her patients and their well-being. Most services seem clinical and you feel like a number. Amy invited me into her home office, communicated with me and really listened to my pain and symptoms. She spent additional time with me and followed up the next day to check on my progress. I feel incredibly grateful that I found Amy listed and was able to slide into a same-day appointment. I'm following the stretches and advice she gave me and will become a repeat customer. Highly recommend; she not only helped me but she also taught me ways to stretch, gave me a daily mantra & I'm now more aware of my body and how to care for it than ever before.

AcupunctureDaSilva
5.0
from 10 reviews
    Anne G.
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    As it was my first acupuncture experience ever, I was a little nervous. But within a minute all my nerves were gone as Mr da Silva made me feel very comfortable and easily explained me what he was Going to do. It was a very pleasant experience and not only my sore knee felt much better afterwards :-) If you need a fantastic, devoted acupuncturist? This is the place to be!!

    • 4 years in business
    • 13 hires on Thumbtack
    Maria A.
    Verified review

    Dr. Cho is polite and knows his profession well. He explained to me what he was going to do before he did it. He then explained each needle point as to the relation of my sciatica pain. I am feeling FANTASTIC as a result of his acupuncture treatment. I am going to recommend him to all my friends.

    Rising Phoenix Acupuncture
    4.5
    from 2 reviews
    • 6 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Jason A.
    Verified review

    Scott was amazing! My low back had been hurting for four months. it was hard to sit and it got so bad I was starting to miss work. After the first session of acupuncture and massage I was feeling a lot better. In a couple of weeks all the pain was gone. Scott also taught me some exercises to keep the pain from returning. He said he teaches some kind of chinese yoga that is supposed to help but I don't have time for that.

    • 8 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Chris C.
    Verified review

    When someone loves what they do it is easy to see. Melani genuinely loves being an acupuncturist and helping people. Constantly striving to learn more helps her practice evolve. She treats patients as family and is one of the kindest and most genuine people I have ever met.

    • 4 years in business
    Christiana F.
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    After my second visit with Conor the extreme pain in my upper neck and arms had disappeared. I have been dealing with chronic pain for over 15 years and was more than relieved to have relief. His promptness, bedside manner and patience in explaining his craft was perfect! He has opened up the world of acupuncture to me and is a huge part of my path to healing. The great thing about Conor is that he is detailed with his treatments and answers all your questions, he has valuable advice on the whole person. Thank you! I will be a lifelong patient.

    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Laurie C.
    Verified review

    My experience with Dr. Oropez was great! He listened to my concerns and prepared a treatment plan to address my medical condition. I was very pleased with the outcome and I highly recommend him.

    Jung Seang Rehab Clinic
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Hannah P.
      Verified review

      I came into the clinic because I was experiencing horrible back pain. Sunny cured me using massage and acupuncture. She walked me through the whole process since she knew I'm terrified of needles and the whole procedure didn't hurt at all! Not only that, my back is doing way better! Thanks Sunny!

      • 14 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Frank H.
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      I had to go out of state so dicontinued

      About

      We believe that acupuncture and Oriental medicine can play an integral part for fertility/infertility treatment in Los Angeles. Integration of acupuncture and pain management with Western medicine is the future for fertility/infertility. Acupuncture, combined with modern medicine, has improved our knowledge for fertility/infertility treatments. We offer an effective medical system for fertility/infertility with acupuncture, which is natural and safe. It is our purpose to offer our patients dedication, sincerity and honesty to insure the best chances for treatment of fertility/infertility. Our acupuncture clinic in Pasadena, CA serves the Los Angeles, CA area.

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      I come from a long line of acupuncturist in my family. My grandfather was a acupuncturist in Korea, and my aunt is an acupuncturist in northern California and my mother is an acupuncturist and she's been in the business for 20 something years.

      • 34 years in business
      About

      We specialize in traditional Chinese medicine that includes acupuncture, acupressure, electrical medicine, medical qi gong, and therapeutic massage and individualized herbal prescription. Our signature programs are natural pain management, natural weight loss, infertility, face-lift, smoking cessation, allergies, qi gong, cancer prevention, and reflexology.

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      I use acupuncture, chiropractic, laser therapy and kinesiology to balance muscles and relieve pain. There has been high success with difficult cases and excellent for sports injuries and peak performance and health.

      • 7 years in business
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      Please check my website! I specialize in pain control, etc. For the direction to my location, do parking at 9922 Walker St. and enter Cypress Chiropractic! My hours of operations is Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm and from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. My services is by appointment only!

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      Pain? Get the result today! Hello, I am a licensed acupuncturist with 12 years of experience. I develop immediate pain relief acupuncture treatments, with satisfying results. I treat a full array of conditions, including pain management, allergy, sinus, migraine headache, insomnia, herniated disc, sciatica, carpel tunnel syndrome, sports injuries, and more. To maintain utmost health for patients, I also do food therapy, which is tailored to individual body constitution. Find out your own body constitution to know what foods are right for you. You can experience a full range of traditional Chinese medicine services such as cupping, manual therapy, and herbs in addition to acupuncture, which brings the body's innate ability to heal itself naturally. For more information and to view my treatment videos, please visit my website. We accept most insurances; please call us, so we can verify your coverage.

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      We offer medical services specifically tailored to meet each patient's individual needs. Nutritional, herbal, homeopathic and dietary therapies are integrated into our approach to health care, so that the full benefits of prevention, natural therapies and treatment of symptoms are naturally achieved. Services offered include acupressure, acupuncture, cupping, ear seeding, dietary therapy, herbal medicine, moxibustion, preventive care and tui na. In the Western world, Chinese medicine is called alternative, complement, comprehensive, holistic and natural medicine. Chinese medicine is different from Western medicine in terminology, treatment methods and results. Instead of using an artificial drug to replace or mimic the function of some organ or suppress certain chemicals to cover the symptoms of a disease, Chinese medicine enlists the body's own defenses to reverse underlying pathological conditions and restore the body to normal function and harmony. Acupuncture and medical herbs heal diseases rather than just treating the symptoms. Our goal is to heal any disease before it is too late. Acupuncture and herbal medicine have been practiced in China over thousands of years. We combine Chinese and Western medical knowledge together to treat diseases. No matter what disease you are diagnosed with, acupuncture and herbal medicine can be used as your main treatment method.

      About

      Shen Bai Acupuncture of Santa Monica presents gentle and caring acupuncture by Gabrielle Hammond, a highly qualified and experienced practitioner who has been treating patients for 15 years. She has studied with renowned masters and teachers in Hawaii, California, and Beijing, China. Shen Bai Acupuncture of Santa Monica offers affordable acupuncture, Qi Gong, Chinese herbs, electrical stimulation, cupping, as well as other Taoist healing modalities. We're conveniently situated to aid people in West Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Venice, as well as Marina Del Rey.

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      Kyle Burton is a licensed physician of traditional Chinese medicine and is located in West Hollywood's premier wellness center, Back to Total Health. Kyle works collaboratively with chiropractors, Dr. Eric Swartz, D.C.; Dr. Carrie Schwartz, D.C.; and Dr. Katrina Babcock, D.O, a doctor of osteopath. Our office also offers physical therapy by our highly trained Pilates instructors, Ilana Krachmer and Christine Collins, as well as some of the best sports and relaxation massage therapy in Los Angeles. Original breath acupuncture works on the simple concept that the body is always trying to heal itself. Symptoms are not covered up but rather looked at in detail to determine which internal organ(s) may not be working efficiently due to stress, diet, and/or toxins. Acupuncture, herbs, massage, and physical therapy may be used to restore the body's balance, enabling it to begin the healing process. If you are new to alternative medicine, feel confident choosing our health and wellness center. Our practice combines the best of modern medicine with time-tested traditional modalities, all in a friendly, clean, and professional environment to create the ideal healing environment.

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      Service the people heart and soul

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      Shabnam Pourhassani L.Ac. is a second generation, board-certified, and Harvard Medical School trained in mind-body science and therapies, full-service acupuncturist and herbalist with a warm and innovative approach to practical whole body health. She is renowned for incorporating the principles of both Eastern and Western medicine -- the spiritual as well as the empirical, to relieve a variety of conditions and ailments that plague the population today. Her approach to managing pain, addiction and stress-related conditions stems from revered and ancient remedies for our modern and hectic times. Ms. Pourhassani is an active expert who can meet the demands of clients who are in dire need of immediate relief. Her practice accepts most PPO insurance. She is also available for some home-based treatments as required by the client’s needs. Ms. Pourhassani’s distinctive input and insights are shared throughout, in both the medical and whole body healing communities. She is a true pioneer and a testament to logical healing and caring practices. "I want my patients to live optimally. I know this is possible through alternative and traditional therapies, dietary assessment, lifestyle changes, preventive medicine and pain reduction. We live in advantageous times where both traditional Chinese medicine and modern medicine along with a cornucopia of other treatments are available to us! The key is finding the most ethical, educated practitioners."

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      What can be treated with acupuncture?

      Acupuncture can be helpful for treating a wide variety of conditions ranging from cancer to headaches to sciatic nerve pain. It may also be useful for:

      • Back pain, neck pain, knee pain, hand and foot pain, wrist and ankle pain, sciatic pain, nerve pain, arthritis, sports injuries, work-related injuries, TMJ, and carpal tunnel
      • Whiplash and injuries from automobile accidents
      • Migraine and tension headaches
      • Menstrual cramping
      • Herniated discs
      • Fibromyalgia
      • Emotional issues: Anxiety, depression, stress and insomnia
      • Women’s health: Prenatal and postpartum care, menstrual cramps, premenstrual syndrome, endometriosis, symptoms of menopause and infertility
      • Pediatric problems such as bedwetting, digestive upset, ear infection, allergies, hyperactivity and injury treatment
      • Digestive disorders such as heartburn, acid reflux, indigestion, ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea, and constipation
      • Respiratory problems such as asthma, acute and chronic cough, allergies, and chronic sinus problems
      • Men’s health problems such as erectile dysfunction, impotence, male infertility, urination difficulties and prostate problems
      • Miscellaneous conditions such as fatigue, adrenal fatigue, vertigo and dizziness, eye and vision problems, and tooth, jaw and dental issues

      How does acupuncture work?

      Acupuncture works by restoring the body’s natural healing powers. Acupuncture involves placing very thin needles into specific points on the body to influence the body’s energy flow and help the body heal itself in a natural way. In traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is linked to the belief that disease is caused by disruptions to the flow of energy (called qi in Chinese) in the body. The acupuncturist places whisper-thin needles into the arms, back, neck and other areas where the chi (or energy flow) has been blocked. The acupuncture needles stimulate points on or under the skin called acupuncture points or acupressure points, releasing this qi. These pathways — called “meridians” — become re-stimulated by the needles to bring blood and healing to the body. In Western medicine, acupuncture has been proved to relieve pain and help provide healing and relief from painful symptoms associated with everything from headaches to asthma to cancer. Western medicine sees the use of the needles as a way to stimulate the body’s nervous system, thereby prompting healing.

      What are the benefits of acupuncture?

      There are many proven health benefits of acupuncture, whether you’re seeking short-term relief or need help with a chronic health condition. This alternative healing is likely why millions of adults nationwide get acupuncture treatments each year. Acupuncture provides pain relief, can help speed the body’s natural healing process, and has also been proved to have positive outcomes on mental health concerns such as depression. Acupuncture can also help relieve discomfort associated with chronic and terminal illnesses. For example, acupuncture has been proved to be effective in helping cancer patients manage pain, nausea and vomiting, fatigue, hot flashes, xerostomia (dry mouth), neuropathy (nervous system problems), anxiety, depression and sleep disturbances, according to Cancer.gov. Acupuncture is a safe and effective alternative to opioids and other pain medications, which not only are hard on the body but also present the risk of addiction. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services found that people had less pain or were better able to manage pain when they received acupuncture as part of their health treatment.

      What is an acupuncture treatment?

      An acupuncture treatment is a type of integrative health care session that uses needles (and sometimes heat and/or electrical stimulation) to stimulate the body’s nervous system to begin a healing process. Long practiced in traditional Chinese medicine and other Eastern cultures, acupuncture has gained widespread acceptance and use as a complementary and integrative part of healing in Western medicine. During an acupuncture treatment, the patient lies in a relaxed position on a table that is very similar to a massage table. The acupuncturist, having done a diagnosis of health concerns and determined a course of treatment, will insert thin stainless steel needles into the prescribed acupuncture points. These points are determined by the patient’s health needs. The practitioner may gently manipulate the needles to trigger a healing response in the body. Typically there is no pain associated with the treatment. A session may use anywhere from 6-30 needles or more, depending on what illness is being treated. The needles can remain in place for 5-30 minutes, with 15 minutes being a common time. Acupuncture treatments are often prescribed in a series, based on patient need.

      How often do you need to get acupuncture?

      How often you need acupuncture really depends on the health condition that is being treated. Acute issues such as a pulled groin or short-term digestion problems will likely require fewer treatments than a chronic disease such as some types of cancer. Dr. Lee Hullender Rubin, speaking with the Acupuncture Now Foundation, likens acupuncture sessions to a “dose” of medication prescribed by a doctor. If you have a condition like high blood pressure and are prescribed a medication to treat it, you wouldn’t take one dosage and be done. Likewise, for ongoing health conditions, Dr. Hullender Rubin explains that more than one session of acupuncture is likely in order. “For pain-related diseases, it seems 12 to 20 sessions is a reasonable intervention to achieve stable results,” says Dr. Hullender Rubin. For more acute (short-term) conditions, Dr. Tony Chon says that treatment might consist of two to six acupuncture sessions.

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