At the Wellness Center, Alison Schaeffer practices a 5000 year old medicine that diagnoses each person based on his or her constitution and treats the person, not the disease. Her purpose is to help our patients lead a healthier life without pain or the dependency of drugs. Her thorough training and personal experience helped her develop an acute sensitivity to the flow of Qi (energy) throughout the body. This sensitivity contributes to a more precise diagnosis of any imbalance that may be present, thus ensuring the most effective treatment.
Her fields of expertise include treating Stress-related illnesses, Sinus/Allergy problems, Back and Neck pain, Headache, Migraine, Weight loss, Anxiety, Arthritis, Carpal Tunnel, Insomnia, Fertility and other Women's Issues. She lectures on various Health and Wellness topics throughout San Diego county.
Years In Practice18
EducationAlison Schaeffer has a Master’s Degree in Oriental Medicine, graduating summa cum laude from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. She earned her bachelor’s degree with in honors, in Molecular and Developmental Biology, with a minor in Exercise and Health Science at the University of California at Santa Barbara.
AffiliationsNCAAOM, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
CertificationLicensed Acupuncturist, State of California Diplomate in Acupuncture, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Certification in Traditional Chinese Medicine Gynecology Certification in Traditional Japanese Acupuncture
ServicesEach treatment is custom designed to meet each patient's individual needs and provide the utmost comfort and care to support the healing process. Depending on the patient's condition, Treatments may include: -Acupuncture -Tui Na Massage -Vibrational Sound Therapy -Chakra Balancing -Cupping -Moxabustion -Heat Therapy -Guided Meditation -Nutritional Counseling -Specifically designed Herbal Formulas -Energy WorkAdditional ServicesHerbalist
I love how much attention to detail they show. It was easy to get the appointment time that worked for my schedule. They seemed flexible, which I liked. Their prices were fair and the level of care you get for the price is great. When I arrived for my appointment I was greeted and offered a cup of tea. It felt good to have a little pampering. I've been to other places where I had to wait forever after I arrived for my appointment, but not here. They were kind and attentive to me and I had an amazing treatment !!!
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