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16260 Ventura Blvd, Suite LL16, Encino, CA 91436

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What do you do at Acu Wellness?

"We combine Chinese herbal medicine and nutrition with Acupuncture for the best results for our patients."

 

Does acupuncture help with pain management?

You can have treatment plans for Arthritis, Migraine, Orthopedic or other problems such as back pain, neck pain, Tennis elbow. Chronic problems such as, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia can also be managed using acupuncture.

 

What problems does acupuncture target in women?

In women’s health we can manage issues such as painful menstruation, irregular menstruation, menopausal symptoms, infertility, acne, anxiety, depression and irritable bowel syndrome.

 

What insurance do you accept?

Our office accept most PPO and some HMO insurances, we are part of the Healthcare partners Medical IPA. We also accept Worker's Compensation and Personal injury cases.

 

How does acupuncture work?

Our acupuncture technique works by penetrating key points in the skin with thin metallic needles that are manipulated by the hands.

 

How effective is herbal medicine?

The World Health Organization states that 80% of people worldwide rely on herbal medicines for some aspect of their primary health care.

 

What are the acupuncturist's credentials?

Our Acupuncturist, Sharareh (Sherry) Daghighi received her bachelor’s degree in biology from McMaster University in Canada. She completed her Masters in Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine and herbology with honors from Emperor's College. At Emperor’s College she had extensive training in pain management, orthopedic Acupuncture and Chinese Internal Medicine. She received her doctoral in fertility acupuncture and Oriental medicine from YoSan University specializing in both male and female infertility, and woman’s health.

 

How can I make an appointment?

Schedule online at http://acuandherbs.com/request-appointment.html

 

How can I contact Acu Wellness?

16260 Ventura Blvd, Suite LL16 Encino, CA 91436 Phone (818) 642-3512 Fax (818) 789-8890

 

How can acupuncture help my infertility problems?

Acupuncture may improve the function of the ovaries to produce better quality eggs, thus regulating hormones to produce a larger numbers of follicles. These two improvements are achieved by the increase blood flow to the Uterus and Ovaries. Acupuncture can induce ovulation and regulate menstrual cycle as well. Acupuncture may also help to prevent premature ovarian failure.

 

Can my acne be treated with acupuncture?

Acupuncture as an acne treatment involves the insertion of sterile needles into the specific meridians of the body. Herbal medications may also be used in the management of acne to help reduce inflammation, and cease the development of new acne.

 

Can acupuncture really help my depression?

Studies have found acupuncture may be as effective as anti-depressants, but without all of the negative the side effects. However, if medication is still needed, acupuncture may be a good treatment to ease the unwanted side effects.

 

What is the method behind acupuncture?

In the practice of traditional chinese medicine, health is achieved by maintaining the body in a "balanced state", whereby disease is caused by an internal imbalance of yin and yang. This imbalance leads to blockage in the flow of qi, the vital energy or life force proposed to regulate a person's spiritual, emotional, mental, and physical health. Qi can be unblocked, according to through practicing acupuncture at certain points on the body that connect with these meridians. Sources vary on the number of meridians, with numbers ranging from 14 to 20. One commonly cited source describes meridians as 14 main channels "connecting the body in a weblike interconnecting matrix" of at least 2,000 acupuncture points.

 

How can I learn more about acupuncture?

Sign up for our newsletter at https://www.acufinder.com/pract_email_signup.php?practitioner=58956

 

What are a list of common ailments acupuncture may solve?

  • Drug/Alcohol/Smoking Addiction
  • Gastrointestinal Disorder
  • Effects of Chemotherapy
  • Constipation/Diarrhea
  • Back and Neck Pain
  • Headache/Migraine
  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Allergies
  • Arthritis
  • Fatigue
  • Immune System Deficiency
  • Musculo Skeletal Disorder
  • Pre-Menstrual Syndrome
  • Menopausal Discomfort
  • Paralysis/Numbness
  • Stress/Tension
  • Knee Pain
  • Sinusitis
  • Tendritis
  • Sciatica

 

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Acu And Herbs 818 642 3512 100-1000
16260 Ventura Blvd, Suite LL16 Encino CA 91436