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!

 

The Shen Mind Connection

Traditional Chinese Medicine looks at things differently and while it may be a little confusing, there is usually some common ground that can be found upon examination and explanation. One such area is the idea of the mind. The mind in Traditional Chinese Medicine is commonly referred to as the shen.

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Physical Aspects Related to The Lungs

In the world of Traditional Chinese medicine, the lung is probably the organ whose TCM functions overlap the most with its Western functions. Respiration, the immune system and the skin are all systems heavily influenced by the lung, both in acupuncture and in Western medicine.

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Mental and Emotional Aspects of the Lungs

As an acupuncturist, I am constantly assessing. Before my patients answer a single question, I am taking in cues as to what types of imbalances might be going on. In five-element acupuncture, the five major organ systems are the kidney, liver, lung, heart and spleen. When any of these systems are out of balance, certain physical, mental and

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