Check this recent article in the San Diego Union Tribune we came across. Take a quick read and let us know your thoughts. If you live near our Old Town San Diego or Del Mar office, please feel free to call us for an appointment, HERE.

INTRO “The ancient art of acupuncture is becoming more common locally and nationally, but some people are hesitant to try it, often because they are either are afraid of needles or they don’t believe it works.

But Gerald Williams, clinical director and founder of San Diego’s Wellness Institute of America, said not all acupuncture — including that offered at his practices — involves needles. And, studies have shown that acupuncture can truly help people manage chronic disease and pain.

Williams said acupuncture first evolved in China as “the original people’s medicine” roughly 8,000 years ago. Through observation, trial and error, it was discovered that both humans and animals have the ability to heal and repair themselves. He said there are over 2,000 specific locations on the body that when precisely stimulated, trigger the body to accelerate self-healing.”   CONTINUE READING HERE…