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About Sara

SaraPhoto1A Truly Holistic Approach To Wellness

Sara Pettitt graduated from Yo San University with a Master’s in Chinese medicine, acupuncture and herbalism, and is a N.C.C.A.O.M nationally licensed acupuncturist. She specializes in nutritional healing, and is one of 150 health care professionals trained in Nutrition Response Testing, a scientific analysis of the body’s reflexes that helps determine the exact nutrients needed to supplement diet.

Sara is also an advanced level Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, a therapeutic modality to release trauma from the body. She has over 30 years experience as a yoga and fitness instructor, and she implements fitness plans for her patients incorporating nutrition, aerobics, step aerobics, dance, weight training, corrective exercise, qi gong and pilates.

Sara upholds a strong commitment to public outreach by educating and empowering our community to take control of their health. She works tirelessly to support and educate those around her, and strives to empower others with the tools to take their health into their own hands while working with her fellow professionals to create a wellness community in Southern California. Her knowledge of the body is vast and integrative, and she is constantly furthering her knowledge through discourse and exchange with others in the health care field.

 

Conditions Treated

Our patients range in ages from 2 months to 89 years of age, and come to us at various stages on their path to wellness. We successfully treat a wide variety of imbalances, including:

  • Acne
  • ADD/ADHD
  • Addiction: alcohol, drugs, smoking
  • Allergies: food, environmental
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Auto-Immune Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Colitis
  • Common Cold/Cough
  • Cysts
  • Dental Pain/Gingivitis
  • Depression/Lethargy
  • Dermatitis
  • Detoxification
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive Trouble
  • Disk Problems
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dysentery
  • Edema
  • Emotional Problems- Depression, Anxiety, Panic Attacks, etc.Eye ProblemsFacial Palsy/TicsFertility
  • Fertility
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gallstones
  • Gastro-Intestinal Issues including IBS, Crohn’s, Constipation, Ulcerative Colitis, Gas, Nausea, Heartburn and Diarrhea
  • Hair Loss
  • Headaches/Migraine
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hormonal and Endocrine Disorders Including Hyper/Hypothyroidism, Decreased Sex Drive, Hot Flashes and Menopausal Symptoms
  • Hypertension/Hypotension
  • Immune System Support
  • Infertility: Male & Female Irregular
  • Heartbeat/ Palpitations
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Joint Sprain/Strain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Menstrual Irregularities and PMS
  • Morning Sickness
  • Muscle Pain and Stiffness
  • Neurological Disorders including Seizures, MS, Narcolepsy, Neuralgia and Parkinson’s
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pain Management and Elimination
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Preventative Medicine for Cold, Flu and Surgery Prevention
  • Pregnancy
  • Prostatitis
  • Reproductive Health including Endometriosis, Fibroids and Cysts
  • Respiratory Problems including Asthma, Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis
  • Shingles
  • Sinusitis/Rhinitis
  • Skin Disorders including Eczema, Psoriasis, Hives, Itching and Rashes
  • Stress
  • Sleep Disturbances including Insomnia, Night Terrors, Sleep Apnea and Teeth Grinding
  • Tendonitis
  • TMJ
  • Trauma: Emotional and Physical
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin Deficiencies
  • Weight Gain, Weight Loss and Dietary Counseling