Chih "Grace" Chao, L.Ac.
Chih "Grace" Chao, MS, L.Ac. is an acupuncturist, board certified and licensed by the California State Acupuncture Board. She utilizes acupuncture, massage, and traditional Chinese herbal medicine, as well as nutritional and lifestyle education to provide her patients with the best possible care.
Grace received her 4-year Master of Science degree from Dongguk University Los Angeles at Los Angeles. She study under many great mentors from China, Korea and United States during her internship at DULA clinic. She also had her externship at University South California health center. During her study, she worked as herb pharmacy supervisor assistant at DULA clinic. After received her license she worked with an OBGY MD, where she use acupuncture and OM to help patients with infertility and other woman issues. She saw first hand how much patients benefit using eastern and western medicine together.Current she is finishing up her Doctor of Philosophy in Oriental Medicine (PhD).
Jonathan Chen, L.Ac.
Jonathan Chen is an acupuncturist, board certified and licensed by the California State Acupuncture Board.
Jonathan received his 4-year Master of Science degree from Dongguk University Los Angeles.
We practices a comprehensive approach to help you achieve the best health possible, so you can function at your highest capacity and achieve your life goals. Empowering patients to make healthy changes and supporting them as they journey toward better health is a true privilege.
We works with the patient to find the approach that works best with their individual needs. This includes providing dietary and lifestyle recommendations as well as acupuncture and herbal medicine.
"Chinese medicine has transformed my own life so much that my wish is for everyone to be able to benefit from its wisdom and powerful healing."
We invite you to explore our site and learn more about what we can offer you.
What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is a gentle, safe, and effective treatment technique. For millions of people, it relieves pain and illness, prevents disease, and preserves good health. It complements other treatments, and can reduce adverse side effects and complications sometimes associated with pharmaceuticals, surgery, or other invasive procedures. It is gentle enough for pregnant women and children, yet effective enough to treat serious conditions.
Acupuncture is performed with single-use, disposable, hair-thin, Japanese style needles. Most people feel no pain, only a minimal sensation upon insertion. People typically experience feelings of relaxation and well-being from the treatment.
Non-Needle Methods Employed
Multiple methods provide a synergistic effect to maximize the improvement of your health and restoration of your well-being. Non-needle methods of treatment include Chinese Herbal Medicine, Acupressure, Cupping, Moxibustion, Micro-current, Emotional Freedom Technique, Qi Gong, Nutritional Counseling, and self-care techniques.
What is Traditional Chinese Medicine?
Over 3000 years old, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a scientific, holistic system of medical diagnosis and treatment. TCM views good health as a harmonious balance within body and mind. This balance is maintained by the smooth circulation of energy (Qi) throughout the body along pathways called meridians. Any disruption to this energy flow causes an imbalance manifesting as illness or pain.
Acupuncture restores the smooth flow of energy in your body by stimulating points along meridians. The TCM diagnosis determines the point selection. During a treatment, a subtle series of circulatory, hormonal, neural, lymphatic, and immunological responses occur. Your body's internal regulating systems become activated to promote self-healing.
About Herbal Medicine
Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine assists the body in various ways when acupuncture alone cannot due to unhealthy lifestyle or deeply chronic poor health. By creating a formula (a blend of herbs) specifically for you, we can address the many factors that are preventing you from experiencing optimal health.