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Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine can bring the body into balance and assist in the healing process through the regulation of qi (energy), blood and fluid in the body. In TCM, we recognize that a balance of qi is essential to health and harmony in the body. When this qi (energy) is blocked or stagnated in any way, the body’s lines of communication (meridians) are weakened and disease or pain results. Acupuncture removes the blockages and obstruction, stimulates the immune system, and harmonizes emotions. When needles are places in specific intramuscular locations, they stimulate the nociceptive proprioceptors and trigger the release of neurotransmitters in the brain that can, among other things, reduce pain and inflammation, and stimulate healing in the body’s tissues.


Nutrition Response Testing

Hippocrates, considered the father of medicine, said “Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food.” Nutrition Response Testing (NRT) is a scientific analysis of the body’s reflexes that shows the body’s underlying weaknesses and corrects them through whole food nutrition. The causes of recurring health issues are uncovered by applying gentle and precise stimulation to specific sites on the body. An analysis of the body’s feedback allows us to design a supplement program using the highest quality nutritional formulas to return the body to homeostasis, balance and allow the body to heal itself gently and naturally.


Somatic Experiencing Trauma Therapy

The sources of trauma are wide-ranging; these include natural disasters, exposure to violence, accidents, falls, serious illness, sudden loss of a loved one, surgeries, medical and dental procedures, childhood neglect or abuse, difficult births, and even high levels of stress and toxicity during gestation in the womb. Somatic Experiencing, developed by Dr. Peter Levine, is a gentle therapy for resolving and discharging unresolved survival energies, thereby healing the physical and emotional symptoms of trauma. Our sessions offer a non-evasive and non-judgemental environment for coping with, and eliminating, the debilitating effects of trauma.


21-Day Purification & Weight Management Detox

The Pacific Acupuncture and WellnessCenter has a renowned detoxification program for weight loss and rejuvenation.  The Purification Program stimulates specific detoxification organs in the body – the liver, kidneys, blood, lymphatic system, skin, and large and small intestines.  These organs assist in decreasing the toxic load and your body can concentrate its’ energy on purification and weight management.  Cleansing your body from the inside out will help you achieve optimal health. In this program, for 21 days, you will be eating whole, organic and unprocessed foods, taking whole food supplements and drinking plenty of water.  You will learn to eat close to nature, the foods that best support purification and lead to normal physiology.  You will be supported every step of the way.  We will hold your hand through this exciting transformation. Expect better mental clarity, increased energy, improved digestion, weight management, sounder sleep & a reduced state of disease.


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
  • 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