Acupuncture In Walnut Creek, CA

Sophia Chang, L.Ac.

Sophia specializes in women’s health, pain and stress management. She is especially interested in aiding women experiencing menstrual disorders as well as those suffering from menopausal symptoms. She holds a Master’s Degree from Five Branches University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Davis.

Amanda Miller, L.Ac.

Amanda utilizes all facets of Chinese medicine including acupuncture, herbs, moxibustions, cupping, gua sha, and diet and lifestyle modification. She is certified in Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture and comes from a background of fertility and women’s health.

Beyond Acupuncture is partnered with Beyond Chiropractic to provide the best in natural health care. Conveniently located in Walnut Creek our team of 6 doctors, 2 acupuncturists, and 6 certified massage therapists are dedicated to achieving your wellness objectives by combining skill and expertise that spans the entire health spectrum. Our goal is to maximize the quality of life for all patients through a holistic process that allows the body, mind, and spirit to enjoy its potential.

Summer Solstice

During the summer solstice your yang energy reaches its peak. It is important to harness the peak of this yang energy, because as summer shifts into fall yang energy will decline. This great abundance of yang energy will translate throughout your body because during this season you are active and growing.

According to five element theory, during the

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IBS: Relief with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, otherwise known as “spastic colon,” is a common disorder that affects the colon and causes many disruptive symptoms. Many of these symptoms can be managed with a simple change in diet and lifestyle. Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture may be able to help.

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Acupuncture: Not Just Needles

Most people have heard of the field of acupuncture by now, but did you realize the scope of the practice encompasses Chinese medicine, which includes so much more than needles? Let’s explore this ancient therapy.

First of all, the practice of Chinese medicine starts with a diagnosis. The practitioner asks many questions to build a history; this includes

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