New Mission Acupuncture

New Mission Acupuncture is a sanctuary in the heart of San Francisco. A place for you to recharge, renew, and engage with your health. We will use ancient medical knowledge and modern science to address not only your most annoying symptoms, but nourish the very root of your body.

We will work together as a team to help you to achieve your healthiest and happiest life. A life full of energy, vitality, strength and self-awareness.

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Trainings and mentors 12/03/2015

Could This Piercing Be The Secret To Ending Your Migraines?

Acunerds what do you think: Can piercings be used to stimulate acupuncture points? Living with migraines can be a complete nightmare. The severe headache usually appears as a throbbing pain at the front or side of the head and... 11/12/2015

The Point About Acupuncture: It Works

Acupuncture works! This alternative therapy and traditional medicine complement one another. 11/11/2015

Acupuncture Relieves High Blood Pressure With Lasting Results

"Researchers demonstrate that acupuncture alleviates hypertension and its signs and symptoms" Acupuncture produces long-lasting results for lowering high blood pressure. 11/10/2015

Pack players embrace acupuncture

Acupuncture for student athletes Eight permanent tables, two portable cots and some mats on the floor in the training room at the field house of the Neta & Eddie 11/09/2015

How does acupuncture feel?

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to get acupuncture? If you never have had acupuncture before you may be wondering how it feels. 11/08/2015

Can't Sleep? Herbal Tea And Acupuncture Could Help

Acupuncturist, Dr. Mao, has some tips that'll have you sleeping like a baby For the chronically sleep deprived, getting a good night's sleep can seem like a tough task. Many people desperate for ZZZ's begin to look to... 11/07/2015

Acupuncture Relieves Osteoporotic Spinal Fracture Pain

Abdominal acupuncture for the treatment of osteoarthritis and osteoporosis Acupuncture alleviates pain due to spinal compression fractures due to osteoporosis. 11/06/2015

Acupuncture And Posture Training Can Help Chronic Neck Pain

"People receiving acupuncture or the Alexander technique had about 10 percent less pain than the people who hadn't received the extra care," Sometimes neck pain just doesn't go away. Complementary treatments like acupuncture and posture adjustments can help reduce the pain, a study... 10/30/2015

The Chinese medicine Sini-San inhibits HBx-induced migration and...

TCM formula, Si Ni San, “suppresses the invasiveness and metastatic potential of hepatocellular carcinoma cells” Sini-San (SNS) is a formulation of four Traditional Chinese Drugs that exhibits beneficial therapeutic effects in liver injury and hepatitis.... 10/30/2015

Acupuncture Alleviates Knee Pain Due to Arthritis

“Acupuncture relieves pain, stiffness, and improves knee function for patients with knee osteoarthritis.” Acupuncture reduces knee pain and improves functionality for patients with knee arthritis. 10/29/2015

Acupuncture Relieves Sciatica, Reduces Inflammation

“Acupuncture increases serum β-EP, which reduces transmission of nerve pain sign” therefore alleviating sciatica Acupuncture stops pain and inflammation due to sciatica. Clinical and laboratory findings confirm the results. 10/28/2015

Scientist's Sage Advice On Herbs And Spices For Cognitive Improvement

“Traditional herbs are increasingly showing powerful results in brain improvement” After more than 20 years researching the effects of herbs, spices and extracts on brain function, professor Andrew Scholey only gets excited by... 10/28/2015

How to prevent hair loss this festive season - The Times of India

The Times of India has some great TCM tips on how to prevent hair loss Hair thrives on protein, iron, zinc, and vitamin B12. So, eat more lean meats, leafy greens, nuts, beans, and fish. 10/27/2015

Students develop tool to reduce risk of mixing Chinese and western...

Brilliant! “Students develop tool to reduce risk of mixing Chinese and western medicines” Taking traditional Chinese herbal medicine and prescribed drugs can harm or kill you, according to a recent study. The study, published in the... 10/26/2015

Acupuncture Relieves Rheumatoid Arthritis

Acupuncture plus herbs for rheumatoid arthritis lowers inflammatory markers and significantly relieves symptoms Acupuncture plus herbs outperforms drugs for the relief of rheumatoid arthritis. 10/25/2015

Veterinarian's alternative holistic care gaining popularity

Acupuncture is for animals too! The first year Dr. Donn W. Griffith worked up enough courage to begin using acupuncture on patients in his Northwest Side veterinary practice, six... 10/24/2015

Acupuncture to the Rescue

Check it out! Acupuncture reduces hot flashes in cancer survivors It seems that needles trump pills when it comes to treating hot flashes in breast cancer survivors, according to a study by the University of... 10/23/2015

Acupuncture For Fertility After Ectopic Pregnancy

Acupuncture For Fertility After Ectopic Pregnancy Hysterosalpingography confirms that fallopian tubes are more open when using acupuncture and herbal medicine after surgery. 10/04/2015

Acupuncture Relieves Rhinitis & Prevents Oral Ulcers

Acupuncture and moxibustion for relief of nasal congestion and mouth ulcers. New research finds acupuncture effective in relieving rhinitis and oral ulcers. 10/02/2015

Too Much Green Tea (or Matcha!) Could Lead to Liver Damage

The Diet industry is again taking something truly beneficial (not to mention delicious and satisfying) and super concentrating it into a poison. Let’s not let Green Tea go the way of Ma Huang. #leaveourherbsalone You've kicked your coffee habit by turning to green tea—arguably a smart move, considering What Drinking Green Tea Can Really Do for You. But... 09/17/2015

Acupuncture and Herbs Stop Ankle Pain and Restore Motility

Acupuncture AND herbs effective to treat ankle sprains. We got your medial AND lateral ankle covered! 😁😛😝

Warm needles (moxabustion on the needle head) and an herbal compress was used.

Check it out Acunerds:
“The herbal compress was called the meridian vitalization and numbness removal formula (Huo Luo Zhi Bi). The herbal compress consisted of the following herbs: Sheng Di Huang, 20 g Rou Cong Rong, 20 g Bai Ji Tiang, 15 g Du Zhong, 12 g Liang Mian Zhen, 15 g Gu Sui Bu, 12 g Shen Jin Cao, 15 g Wei Ling Xian, 12 g Shi Da Gong Lao Ye, 12 g Chuan Xiong, 15 g Qiang Huo, 10 g Zhi Cao Wu, 10 g Xu Duan, 15 g Ma Qian Zi, 4 g Hong Hua, 15 g Zhi Chuan Wu, 10 g Fu Zi, 6 g Ji Xue Teng, 15 g Xi Xin, 4 g Xue Jie, 10 g” Ankle pain and swelling is relieved by acupuncture, particularly for sports related injuries. New research documents the results. 09/16/2015

IOL: Pics: Acupuncture for the homeless

Beautiful project bringing acupuncture to the homeless in Capetown. Aculovers- Get your warm fuzzies here! 😍😘☺️ Cape Town - Paul Fombuto is lying on a narrow bed with a small wooden box on his bare stomach and needles sticking out of his legs and wrists. 09/15/2015

‘Stop buying animal-based goods’ - Nation | The Star Online

There is no need to use endangered animal parts as medicine. Your herbalist knows wonderful alternatives to rhino horn, tiger bone, bear gall bladder, and shark fin. Any herb can be substituted by a master herbalist. In California we all have the education to craft a beautiful herbal formula without killing a single animal. Just ask before you are tempted to buy.

“We must protect animals and other endangered species. So many herbs have the same supposed value and benefits of animal-based medicines. Herbs are functional and with them there is no need to use animal organs or parts.” PETALING JAYA: Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners have urged people not to buy animal-based products, particularly those from endangered or... 09/14/2015

Healthy eating in traditional Chinese medicine | Sci-Tech | DW.COM |...

Traditional Chinese nutritional concepts are the cutting edge in nutrition theory!

“There’s a saying in Chinese: “The five grains provide nourishment. The five vegetables provide filling. The five domestic animals provide enrichment. The five fruits provide support.” It means a balanced diet, where foods are consumed in appropriate combinations according to their natures and flavors, serves to supplement the essence that human body needs.”

Read more of how to apply these concepts to your next meal: With so many healthy diet theories flying around these days, it can be hard to know what is actually good for our bodies. Here's a completely... 09/13/2015

Puppy found with mouth taped shut begins new life with Mandeville family

This sweet dog was horribly abused, found abandoned with his mouth taped shut. Now he’s feeling the true love of his spirit and getting lots of wonderful care. I can’t tell you how happy I am that Chinese medicine had a part in his healing 😿.

“Otis’ road to recovery took several weeks and included surgery. Geoghegan said she treated Otis with certified organic essential oils, medical-grade honey, Chinese herbs, acupuncture and more.” Life has changed for a puppy who was found in June with his mouth taped shut. 09/12/2015

Acupuncture Plus Herbs Cures Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Acupuncture Plus Herbs Cures Pelvic Inflammatory Disease ... Again this study show that combining acupuncture AND herbs together is the best course for treatment effectiveness.

“The group receiving acupuncture combined with herbal medicine had a 97.8% total effective rate. The herbal medicine only group had an 82.2% total effective rate.” PID can be completely resolved using acupuncture and herbs, according to the latest research. 09/11/2015

Insomnia Alleviated By Acupuncture Plus Herbs

Can’t sleep? This article sites 4 studies that show Chinese medicine effective at treating insomnia.

One study in particular shows that combining herbs AND acupuncture to be the best course. “Acupuncture, as a standalone therapeutic modality, achieved a total effective rate of 85%. The combined herbal and acupuncture therapeutic regimen achieved a total effective rate of 93%”. - See more at: Acupuncture combined with herbs benefits sleep time and relieves major aspects of insomnia. 09/10/2015

Acupuncture And Herbs Regenerate Hair For Alopecia Areata Patients

It’s very rewarding to treat hair loss. Like many conditions, Chinese Medicine separates hair loss into different types and causes. Each with specific treaments.

This article sites a study with a specific protocol for herbs and 7-star needling of the effected area. The formula Huoxue Shengfa includes:
Dang Gui 30g
Dan Shen 30g
Yu Jin 15g
Ling Xiao Hua 15g
Bai Shao 10g
Tian Ma 10g
He Shou Wu 15g
Wu Shao She 10g
Gan Cao 9g
Details: Acupuncture with herbs regenerates hair for pattern baldness patients with alopecia areata. 09/10/2015

Acupuncture And Herbs Regenerate Hair For Alopecia Areata Patients

It’s very rewarding to treat hair loss. Like many conditions, Chinese Medicine separates hair loss into different types and causes. Each with specific treaments.

This article sites a study with a specific protocol for herbs and 7-star needling of the effected area. The formula Huoxue Shengfa includes:
Dang Gui 30g
Dan Shen 30g
Yu Jin 15g
Ling Xiao Hua 15g
Bai Shao 10g
Tian Ma 10g
He Shou Wu 15g
Wu Shao She 10g
Gan Cao 9g
Details: Acupuncture with herbs regenerates hair for pattern baldness patients with alopecia areata. 08/19/2015

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New Mission has Online Scheduling! 08/13/2015

China’s National Liquor Now Comes Laced with Vi**ra | The Corner

China’s National Liquor Now Comes Laced With Vi**ra China’s National Liquor Now Comes Laced with Vi**ra TOPICS:China's consumptionchinese governmentconsumers Posted By: Ray Kwong 12th August 2015 At... 05/22/2015

What Chinese Medicine Says About Alcohol

We talked about w**d yesterday. Now its alcohol's turn under the TCM lens. A little is good, right? 05/21/2015

Ma*****na, Apathy and Chinese Medicine, Part 1

Interesting article from Leon Hammer on ma*****na as viewed from TCM. Acunerds, what do you think? Liver yang deficiency? Liver Yin/Yang separation? All talk, no action? Author: Leon Hammer. Title: Ma*****na, Apathy and Chinese Medicine, Part 1. Summary: This article was written in response to the unheeded...




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