Acupuncture, Herbs in Pacific Grove and Monterey
PACIFIC GROVE ACUPUNCTURE WELCOMES YOU
Pacific Grove Acupuncture is a top-rated acupuncture clinic and herbal apothecary serving the Monterey Peninsula since 2010. Natural healing and sincere patient care with senior practitioners.
RUSSELL KOOSTER, L.AC., DIPL. O.M., MTCM
California Licensed Acupuncturist, Diplomat of Oriental Medicine
JAKE VAN KENNAN, L.AC., MTCM
California Licensed Acupuncturist
Intern Acupuncturist, Traditional Chinese Medicine
ABOUT OUR CLINIC
Let your body and spirit discover Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine, which has been curing illness and improving quality of life for over a thousand years.
located in downtown Pacific Grove on the Monterey Peninsula, in a beautiful and tranquil setting. We are a a top-rated acupuncture clinic and herbal apothecary that has been serving the Monterey Peninsula since 2010.
Our owner, Dr. Jacquelyn Byrd, DAOM, L.Ac., is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and California Licensed Acupuncturist. Dr. Byrd specializes in severe pain, fertility, headaches, and internal medicine. Dr. Byrd has conducted research with Central California Alliance for Health, successfully demonstrating that acupuncture decreases severe pain and pain medication. Dr. Byrd is a Master Herbalist and Professor of Chinese Herbology and Public Health at Five Branches University, Santa Cruz and San Jose campuses. Dr. Byrd is bilingual in English-Spanish and a smattering of German.
Russell Kooster, L.Ac., Dipl. O.M., MTCM is one of our acupuncturists specializing pain, dermatology, internal medicine, men's health, and herbal therapy. Mr. Kooster is a former Chinese herbology student of Dr. Byrd's and a graduate of Five Branches University.
Jake van Kennan, L.Ac., MTCM is one of our acupuncturists specializing pain, allergies, men's health, neck injury, and trigger point therapy for muscle spasms and pain relief. Mr. van Kennan is bilingual in English-Spanish.
Dawn Arredando, is our senior acupuncture intern, specializing in pain, anxiety, Tai Chi and Qigong. Ms. Arredando is available for acupuncture at our clinic on Saturdays.
We are a multilingual office, offering services in English and Spanish. We accept the following insurance: Aspire, MCSIG, CCAH, and Veteran's Choice Triwest. Contact our office to book an appointment: (831) 393-4876.
Ancient and Modern Therapy
The gentle placement of very thin needles to stimulate your body's natural healing ability to relieve pain and stress, and restore balance.
Commonly treated conditions:
* Digestive Disorders
* Headaches / Migraines
* Injury and Surgery Rehabilitation
* Opioid Addiction
* Stress, PTSD
* UTI / Frequent Urination
* Women's Health
Natural medicine provided by the earth, and formulated for the 21st century. Chinese Herbal Medicine is rich in botanicals used to enhance health, and treat disease and injury.
Based upon the disease, patient's health profile (patterns, current medications), signs and symptoms, herbal medicine is prescribed.
Unique to Chinese and Tibetan Herbal Medicine, an herb's taste and temperature work in conjunction with the medicinally active ingredients to promote healing. This is a more powerful, complete approach to herbal prescriptions than synthesized pharmaceuticals.
CUPPING AND MOXIBUSTION
Enhancing your experience
Cupping is a wonderful technique used to loosen muscles and encourage blood flow to sore muscles and joints.
Cupping may also be used for fertility, common cold, coughing, wheezing, and indigestion.
Moxibustion is a gentle warming technique with Chinese Artemesia, providing both pain and stress relief.
Moxa is frequently used to stop irregular uterine bleeding (external applicaiton).
Hor-mey, Sang-bom, Tza-chug
Hor-mey is hot oil compress, using medicinal herbs wrapped in gauze, dipped in warm medicinal oil, and applied to acupressure points to re-balance and calm the spirit.
Sang-bom is the application of copper cups to treat painful conditions, arthritis, and respiratory illness.
Tza-chug is the application of herb-infused oils to painful parts of the body, providing relief from nerve and arthritic pain, muscle strain-sprain, and headache.
New Patients Welcome
Insurance Networks: Aspire, CCAH, Triwest Veteran's Choice
Mon: 9:30am - 6:00pm
Tue: 9:30am - 5:00pm
Wed: 9:30am - 3:00pm
Thu: 9:30am - 6:00pm
Fri: 9:30 am - 4:00pm
Sat: 9:30am - 4:00pm