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Using ancient wisdom to repair the damages of modern life

Traditional Eastern medicine has proven to be one of the most effective ways to treat pain, chronic health conditions, and improve overall well-being. This is because our medicine views the mind, body and spirit as a connected and integrated whole.

 

I specialize in a gentle style of Japanese acupuncture that is guided by more than 2000 years of wisdom and is based upon your body's innate ability to heal and re-balance itself. I treat a wide array of conditions such as:

 

  • chronic and acute pain

  • sports injuries

  • emotional and physical trauma

  • low energy

  • stress

  • neck and shoulder tightness

  • digestive issues

  • immune support
  • headaches & migraines

 

I will work with you to achieve your short and long term health goals with a holistic treatment plan. I place a high value on educating patients because the more knowledge we have, the easier it is to make healthy choices. With each treatment you will learn how our medicine works and receive individually-tailored nutritional advice, stretches and exercises whenever relevant.

 

My practice is committed to creating a safe and positive healthcare experience, especially for LGBTQ+ and BIPOC-identified people. As a child of first generation immigrants, I'm proud to be bilingual in Mandarin and English. I identify as a cis-gender, queer woman of color and use she/her/they/them pronouns.



 

Covid Protocol (Updated Summer 2023)

As we've moved into the endemic stage of Covid, I ask my patients to wear a mask if:

  • You've had close contact with someone who has a cold or flu

  • You've travelled by plane or ship within the last 48 hours

If you’re sick, please text me and I’d be happy to assess with you if we should keep or move your appointment  (no penalty for last minute rescheduling or cancellations in these situations)

My Everyday Food as Medicine Cookbook is here!

- lots of plant-based recipes

- perfect for busy people who want to eat healthier

- comfort dishes that soothe digestion

- sweet treats without the bloat

- easy dishes kids love too!

$25

Available at my Oakland office

or message me for shipping

Eastern Medicine Wisdom Videos

(in 3 mins or less)

These short videos explain how Eastern medicine works, which foods are the most medicinal (and delicious), and quick tips on how to stay healthy and whole during stressful times.

Click on these for better health:

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Services Include:

 

2929 Summit Street, Suite 206

Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 326-8853
mamiechowlac@gmail.com

  • Acupuncture

  • Herbal supplements

  • Cupping

  • Food as medicine counseling

  • Moxa

  • Recipes to address your specific health concerns

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