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Conditions We Treat

Our San Diego acupuncturists are YOUR partners in health and wellness. We are here to help you stay healthy, and to recover faster should you become sick. Please call us at (619)772-4002 for additional information if your particular condition is not mentioned.

Oriental Medicine can be used to treat a wide variety of musculoskeletal and pain conditions.

Prevention
We take our cars for oil changes every 3 months.  WHY NOT GIVE YOUR BODY THE SAME CARE YOU GIVE YOUR CAR? Visiting your acupuncturist every 3 months for a "tune-up", even if you are not sick, is a great way to prevent illnesses from happening before they occur! Learn more about prevention...

Pain
We offer comprehensive complementary treatment for acute and chronic pain including strain/sprain injuries, migraine, TMJ dysfunction, trigeminal neuralgia, endometriosis, arthritis, fractures, soft tissue injuries, post-surgical pain, and others.  Learn more acupuncture for pain...

Sports Injuries
If you break a bone, you need an orthopedic surgeon. If you sprain your ankle, strain your pitching arm, pull your finger tendons while climbing, irritate your shin splints running, tweak your IT band cycling, or twist your neck trying to catch that fly-ball, you need an acupuncturist! We are specialists in treating the soft tissue injuries that slow you down, and can help you to get back to your game fast! Learn more about acupuncture for sports injuries...

Carpal tunnel syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful condition of the wrist and hand. It is common in people who use their hands repetitively in activities such as using a computer or mouse, chopping things, sawing, painting, and others. Acupuncture can be an effective treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome. Learn more about acupuncture for carpal tunnel syndrome …

Digestive Problems
If you have pain in the abdomen or below the ribcage, excessive gas or belching, difficulty digesting food, diarrhea, constipation, vomiting, acid reflux, decreased or increased appetite, we may be able to help you to feel better fast. Learn more about acupuncture for digestive problems...

Immune System Disorders
What do HIV, hepatitis C, diabetes, Lyme disease, thyroid problems, and the flu have in common?  They all involve the immune system. We are experts in helping to keep your immune system functioning at its best. Learn more about how Chinese Medicine can help your immune system...

Endocrine disorders can have a domino effect on your overall health.  Acupuncture can help to get those dominos upright again.Endocrine Disorders
Endocrine disorders include hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, diabetes, metabolic disorder, insulin resistance, poly-cystic ovary syndrome and others.  If you have one of these conditions, we may help you to feel better while decreasing your need for medications. Learn more about Chinese Medicine and endocrine disorders...

Thyroid Issues
There are 22 physiological pathways which can lead to issues with the thyroid. Some of these are related to only the gland, but most relate to the function of the pituitary gland or the immune system. At Eastern Body Therapy, we can effectively treat most of these issues through dietary changes and nutrition supplements. Learn more about treatment of thyroid issues...

Women's Healthcare
There are a variety of "female" issues which are difficult to treat with Western methods but respond exceptionally well to Oriental Medicine. These include but are not limited to PMS, menstrual cramping, management of menopausal symptoms, infertility, and morning sickness. Learn more about acupuncture for women's healthcare...

Men's Healthcare
Men, like women, have unique healthcare needs.  Many conditions specific to men’s health can be successfully managed using Oriental Medicine.  We can help you with a variety of health concerns including maintaining prostate health, hair loss, infertility, sexual dysfunction and andropause. Learn more about acupuncture for men's healthcare...

Many happy, healthy babies have been conceived with the help of acupuncture.  We can help you feel your best from conception to delivery of that new bundle of joy.Infertility
Many couples are waiting until later in life to begin their families, and some find that becoming pregnant is not as easy as they had expected.  Whether you are using assisted reproductive technology or attempting a more “natural” approach, we may be able to help.  Learn more acupuncture and infertility...

Emotional Conditions
Emotional conditions can include anything from unresolved grief to anger management, addiction recovery to depression, anxiety to insomnia. If you experience trouble sleeping, difficulty concentrating, pervasive feelings of sadness or gloominess, anxiety, panic attacks, irritability, incessant worrying, difficulty making decisions, being easily startled, nervousness, or other symptoms, we may be able to help.   Learn more about Chinese Medicine and depression...

Hepatitis C Management Program
Most patients die with hepatitis C, not from it. While we can't cure hepatitis C, we CAN help you to live a happier healthier life with the disease.  Learn more about our Hepatitis C management program...

Let your physician set the bones, then come see us.  Acupuncture can decrease your pain and improve your function so you make the most out of your physical therapy for a more complete recovery.Work-Related Injuries
In the California Worker's Compensation system, acupuncturists are "primary care physicians". We can manage your Worker's Compensation case and provide care to you following an on-the-job injury.  Authorization from your insurance carrier is REQUIRED before beginning care.  Learn more about acupuncture for work-related injuries...

Motor Vehicle Related Injuries
Oriental Medicine can be a fabulous way to treat soft-tissue injury resulting from motor vehicle and other accidents.  A combination of acupuncture, cupping, electroacupuncture, Chinese herbs, and/or moxibustion can help to relieve your pain, decrease inflammation, improve your response to physical therapy, and improve healing time. Authorization from your insurance carrier is required before beginning care.  Learn more about acupuncture for motor-vehicle related injuries...