Welcome 2017-01-12T15:30:50+00:00
[dropcap]C[/fusion_dropcap]ongratulations on taking your first steps toward natural, vibrant health.
Many people find that the holistic approach to wellness, often combining acupuncture and massage therapies with modern medical practices, promotes healing, renewed vitality, increased energy levels and an overall sense of well-being.

Your visit here shows that you are interested in exploring the benefits of acupuncture, alternative and traditional medicines

  • as a complement to Western medical treatment
  • as an alternative to Western medical treatment
  • to find a qualified acupuncture practitioner as your primary health care physician, who can
    • take care of your primary health care concerns
    • prescribe lab tests and screenings
    • refer out to specialists as required


The Acupuncture and Alternative Medicine Center located here at acupuncturemontereybay.com in Carmel, CA. offers numerous interactive therapies along with a highly sensitive and effective style of acupuncture. All of these therapies support the alleviation of symptoms in chronic and acute conditions and seek to treat the root cause of dis-ease.

Please read more about our Practitioners and Services. You will also find lots of informative content in our Blog section.

Acupuncture itself  is a safe, gentle and drug-free therapy for treating many health conditions, including women’s and men’s related health and ageing concerns, musculo-skeletal conditions and injuries, stress and anxiety, immune function, and digestive problems.

The following list of conditions has been shown to respond to acupuncture treatment by the World Health Organization (WHO). [accordian]

  • Upper Respiratory Tract
    • Acute sinusitis
    • Acute rhinitis
    • Common Cold and Flu
    • Acute tonsillitis
  • Respiratory System
    • Acute bronchitis
    • Bronchial asthma (Most effective in children and uncomplicated conditions.)
  • Eye Disorders
    • Acute conjunctivitis
    • Central Retinitis Myopia (in children)
    • Cataracts (without complications)
  • Mouth Disorders
    • Toothache
    • Post Extraction Pain
    • Gingivitis
    • Acute and Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • Spasms of esophagus
    • Hiccough
    • Gastroptosis
    • Acute and Chronic Gastritis
    • Gastric Hyperacidity
    • Chronic Duodenal Ulcer (pain relief)
    • Acute Duodenal Ulcer (without complications)
    • Acute and Chronic Colitis
    • Acute Bacillary Dysentery
    • Constipation
    • Diarrhea
    • Paralytic Ileus
  • Neurologic and Musculoskeletal Disorders
    • Headache and Migraine
    • Trigeminal Neuralgias
    • Facial Palsy (early stage, i.e., within 3-6 months)
    • Pareses Following a Stroke
    • Peripheral Neuropathies
    • Sequelae of Poliomyelitis (early stage, i.e., within 6 months)
    • Meniere’s Disease
    • Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction
    • Nocturnal Enuresis (bedwetting)
    • Intercostal Neuralgia
    • Cervicobrachial Syndrome
    • Frozen Shoulder
    • Tennis Elbow
    • Sciatica
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Back and Knee Pain
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Chronic Fatigue
    • Sports Injuries and Pains
  • Reproductive & Gynecological Conditions
    • Premenstrual Syndrome
    • Dysmenorrhea (menstrual cramps)
    • Spotting and Excessive Bleeding
    • Amenorrhea (Loss of Menstrual Period)
    • Impotence
    • Infertility
    • Incontinence
    • Prostatis
  • Mental Emotional Problems
    • Stress
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Insomnia

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To learn more about how acupuncture and alternative therapies may benefit you for your specific condition, please give us a call at our office on (831) 624-3076 or text/mobile (831) 372-7100