Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Therapy

San Diego, CA

This little guy was having digestive issues!
Most people experience low back pain in their lifetime, acupuncture can be a great alternative to pain medications!
Sandra McKay, practicing acupuncture for over 10 years in San Diego!
See how thin and painless the needles are?
Pediatric Acupuncture
Cupping (Sandra McKay uses it in her acupuncture clinic in San Diego)
Chinese herbs, commonly used for chronic health conditions and infertility.

 

Most everyone knows that Chinese medicine is great for pain, but did you know that regular acupuncture is also a form of preventative medicine? Like regular exercise, it can mean the difference between health that’s just “okay” and truly good health. If you’d like to have more energy, better digestion, improved sleep, fewer colds, and less stress Chinese medicine could be the perfect addition to your life. Call or come in for an evaluation today!

 

Mental/Emotional Aspects of The Heart

The major responsibility of the heart in TCM is housing the mind and controlling the shen. “Shen” can be seen as the overall healthiness of the mind. When you look at a healthy person in good spirits, you know how you can see that in their eyes? There is a certain bright clarity and sense of health that shines

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Physical Aspects of The Heart

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the heart is the organ most closely linked to emotion. Think about all the terms we use every day to describe our state of mind: “heartsick,” “heartbroken,” “heartache” The heart is not the director of subtlety; the emotions it encompasses seem to always be on the far end of the spectrum, either extreme sadness or extreme

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Auricular Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese Medicine is a medical system that dates back nearly 4,000 years. Auricular acupuncture was first mentioned around 500 B.C. in the Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine, which is the equivalent of the Bible for TCM practitioners. However, the method in which auricular acupuncture is practiced today is actually based upon discoveries that occurred in France in

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