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 L. Ac.
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!

 

5 Acupoints to Help You Navigate Your Stress This Winter

There are several acupressure points that are known to treat stress and stress related symptoms. It’s important to understand that acupressure is not the only form of treatment and having a balanced diet, exercise regime and lifestyle will also decrease the chances of stress being a factor in your life.

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Stay Healthy This Winter with a Balanced Qi

Winter’s element is water and is associated with the kidneys, which in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is considered the source of all qi and energy within the body. Winter is also associated with the bladder and adrenal glands.

Focusing on inner reflection, rest, energy conservation and storage during the winter months is when it’s most important as

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Winter Acupuncture: Governing Vessel 14

Governing Vessel 14 is called The Great Hammer. This point is located below C 7 on the spine. C 7, the seventh cervical vertebrae is the one which is the most prominent. Traditionally the vertebrae were referred to as hammers because of their resemblance to the tool. This point is great because it is the intersecting point for

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