Comprehensive history intake, exam, diagnosis and single sided treatment in my cozy clinic. Approx. 90 min.
Updated intake, exam, plan revision, front or back treatment in my cozy home clinic. Approx. 45-60 min.
LOW INCOME TREATMENT
1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month. Must provide proof of enrollment in CALWORKS, CALFRESH, or MEDICARE. Full rate all others. Subject to change and availability.
Gentle, nurturing treatment for babies and kids. May include painless and safe laser treatment, virtually painless micro needles, or shoni shin pediatric massage and a friendly, play based approach. Treatment is brief and tailored for the attention span and needs of little humans.
AURICULAR (FRENCH STYLE) TREATMENT
Brief visit for established patients includes updated intake and brief powerful treatment using small needles on the ear only.
CUPPING ONLY TREATMENT
Includes brief intake and a 15 minute application of therapeutic cups to increase circulation and decrease pain.
Used in a series of 6-12 treatments, a number of extremely tiny needles are applied to the face to help rejuvenate and refresh appearance without the extensive downtime of surgical treatment. This will be followed by body acupuncture to treat systemic imbalances, and the face will also be massaged with non-marking cups and jade stone using gentle strokes. Hyaluronic acid serum and organic sea buckthorn and rosehip oil applied to nourish and balance the skin.
125 new, 100 established
HOUSE OR SET VISIT
Enjoy excellent alternative health care in the comfort of your own home. Please allow time for table and equipment set up and clean up. Fee is IN ADDITION to full price treatment fee. Additional fee for travel more than 7 miles beyond 90039.
ALL TREATMENTS MAY INCLUDE HERBAL CONSULTATION IF APPROPRIATE AND DESIRED
SOUND HEALING/SOUND BATH
Music heals. Choose from one or all of the following : large quartz crystal bowls, buffalo drum, resonant gong, koshi chimes, tuning forks, and sansula all help induce mental and physical transformation and encourage healing. Hippie dippie? Sure. But it's still awesome. Session conducted during acupuncture treatment and/or herbal foot soak. Inquire for custom sessions and pricing.
MEDICINAL HERBAL FOOT SOAK
The feet support our whole being throughout the day. They are rich in nerve endings and capillaries that help to transmit the healing effects of warm, nutrient rich water. I hand blend traditional, wildcrafted, and home grown herbs to balance hormones, soothe, and heal. This treatment is lovely paired with auricular acupuncture or soundbath. Not for children under 14, pregnant patients, or those with open wounds, hypertension, or diminished sensation in the feet. Soak lasts appox 15-20 minutes. PLEASE PHONE AHEAD! Your soak will be individually crafted and simmered for you, a process that takes about 45 minutes.
An ancient and common practice in many cultures. Choose from safe adjustable suction, fire free, cupping or traditional fire cupping for relief of chronic pain and increased circulation. You will look like you got in a fight with an octopus and the octopus won, but also like an Olympic swimmer, so twice as cool! NEW! Now also offering "LOVE CUPPING" ceramic fire cupping that leaves heart shaped marks.
ADDITIONAL SIDE of TREATMENT
Needling on both sides of the body, front and back.
HOT STONE TREATMENT
15 minutes of soothing hot stone or heated ceramic treatment on the back, face, or sore joints. Please phone ahead to request, in order to allow time to pre-heat stones.
Painless and safe laser may replace any needle treatment at no cost or be added to needle treatment for a small fee.
A traditional technique for pain and relieving the symptoms of body aches and fever associated with mild colds and flu. Smooth stones are rapidly pressed along the skin to bring circulation to the area. Can be a little intense. For the hardest of the hardcore.
5 / 5min 15 / 5min
Mugwort is an herb that has a number of active compounds that are known to help regulate hormones, relax muscles and decrease pain. The herb is smoldered on or near the body to bring warmth to the acupuncture points and transfer the active ingredients. Often used for infertility or digestion.
Essential oils used with massage oil at the beginning or end of treatment for therapeutic effect. Relax, inspire, boost immunity, or revive.
Qi Gong is an ancient healing practice that combines stretching, movement, self massage, and meditation to help balance body and mind. I can lead you in a short qi gong practice following your acupuncture treatment to help integrate treatment, energize, and empower.
Tiny seeds are placed with a non-latex adhesive tape on prescribed points in the ear and can be worn home and pressed for pain relief or to stop cravings.
Safe, gentle electrical current attached to needles and used to enhance treatment efficacy. Like being in a Mary Shelley novel, but far more pleasant.
30 minute nutritional consultation and plan, combining classical Chinese medical nutrition and modern science.
30 minute nutitional and lifestyle advice to increase health for patients who are outside the local area.
Please note, depending on your specific service or treatment plan, some add-ons may be included in the service price.
Inquire about custom packages and pricing.
Baby is encouraged to move into a head down position ideal for labor. I combine my experience as a mom and doula, with a traditional technique called "belly sifting" using a long soft cloth, maternal stretches and exercises, acupuncture, moxibustion, and a home care plan and kit. This is a very effective combination to help turn babies between 34-37 weeks. 34 weeks is ideal. Results are not guaranteed, of course, as some babies have strong opinions about how they want to make their grand entrance.
POST PARTUM HOUSE CALL
Help sooth new mama jangles, aches, and pains or acupuncture for mastitis. 15 minute tui na massage or cupping included. 90 minute visit. Pediatric acupuncture for baby may be added.
125 (with 3 visit min), 175 single visit
Exercises, relaxation techniques, acupuncture and moxibustion to help ready the body and mind for a positive childbirth experience. Starting at 37 weeks, ideally twice weekly until birth. 90 minutes.
CHILDBIRTH CRASH COURSE
While it is advised that parents take a full series of classes, some are unable to, due to time constraints. I offer customized 1-2 night, 3 hour, private childbirth education classes in my home or yours.
Custom on call labor support . This includes 1 birth planning visit, two prenatal acupuncture visits, on call hands on support during labor, birth, and one hour after delivery, and 1 postpartum visit. Includes, acupuncture if desired. Moxibustion, massage, cupping, e-stim included at no additional cost. Please note that doula services are limited to 6 patients a year.
AURICULAR (EAR) ACUPUNCTURE
On site, group treatment, in your own chairs, up to twenty patients for four hours.
AURICULAR (EAR) ACUPUNCTURE, MASSAGE CHAIR
Private mini sessions, 20 minutes long, four hours.
CUSTOM PACKAGES AVAILABLE
Inquire for details about treatments at your conference, event, meeting, or retreat. Can travel.
SIMPLE BODY ACUPUNCTURE, MASSAGE CHAIR
20-30 minute sessions for stress or back pain, four hours.
BODY ACUPUNCTURE, TABLE
Full sessions, lasting 60-90 minutes. Available in four hour blocks or special package pricing if you'd like me for a weekend event or to fly to your location.