We are both licensed to practice acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in the state of California which is governed by the California Department of Consumer Affairs. This means that we have met the strict requirements defined by the California Acupuncture Board that allow us to practice acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, including: electroacupuncture, perform or prescribe the use of herbs, Tui Na (therapeutic massage), acupressure, moxibustion, cupping, breathing techniques, exercise, heat, cold, magnets, nutrition, diet, herbs, plant, animal, and mineral products, and dietary supplements to promote, maintain, and restore health pursuant to Business & Professions Code Section 4937., for more information please click onto the following link https://www.acupuncture.ca.gov/consumers/index.shtml.
Diplomate of Oriental Medicine
A Diplomate of Oriental Medicine is a practitioner who is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM®) and has met the certification requirements for both acupuncture and Chinese herbology. It is a considerable professional achievement to earn the designation Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). NCCAOM certification indicates to employers, patients, and peers that one has met national standards for the safe and competent practice of acupuncture and Chinese herbology as defined by the acupuncture and Oriental medicine (AOM) profession. For additional information, about the Diplomate of Oriental Medicine, please visit the NCCAOM Website.