Johnson Chiu Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine

Acupuncture, Sports Medicine, Orthopedics, Pain Management, Herbal Medicine We have 2 locations in the Bay Area:

1. 3400 California Street, Ste 100, SF CA 94118

2. 1590 El Camino Real, Ste G, San Bruno CA 94066

Operating as usual

08/03/2020

Much needed downtime. Stay safe!

maskssavelives.org 03/31/2020

Masks Save Lives - COVID-19

Be safe and wear a mask!

maskssavelives.org Western countries are experiencing higher rates of COVID-19 infections compared to Asian countries because of the West's aversion to wearing masks. We need universal mask-wearing to aid in lowering COVID-19's virality.

01/25/2020

Happy Chinese New Year!

bbc.com 01/22/2020

Acupuncture 'lessens chemotherapy neuropathy'

bbc.com A trial found 68% of cancer patients who suffer with neuropathy saw their symptoms lessen.

theatlantic.com 10/18/2019

A Warning From a Doctor Who Has Done Thousands of Steroid Injections for Arthritis

Cortisone injections for pain may do more harm than good.

theatlantic.com The extremely common treatment might be causing more harm than previously thought.

yinovacenter.com 10/14/2019

Breast Cancer - Patient's Story - Cancer Care NY | The Yinova Center

October is breast cancer awareness month. Here is an inspiring story of someone that has gone through cancer treatments and is still cancer free 9 years later!

yinovacenter.com Hear the story of one of Yinova's cancer care patients. Acupuncture and Chinese medicine can work with your cancer treatments and aid in your recovery.

realsimple.com 08/21/2019

Acupuncture Is More Popular Than Ever—Here Are 4 Proven Benefits to Know About

4 areas of acupuncture benefits for the mind and body:
1) Stress and anxiety
2) Chronic pain
3) Women’s health (painful periods, fertility)
4) Mental health and clarity

realsimple.com More people than ever swear by acupuncture for everything from alleviating chronic pain to tempering stress. Here's what the pros have to say about this alternative remedy's most common benefits.

[07/24/19]   Acupuncture to treat shin splints.

vogue.com 07/23/2019

Why Summer Is the Perfect Time to Start Getting Acupuncture

Time to start acupuncture!

vogue.com The ancient practice of integrative medicine can reduce pain, make you more relaxed, and increase longevity.

elitedaily.com 06/26/2019

6 Reasons To Try Acupuncture, Because Anxiety Relief Is Only The Beginning

elitedaily.com Acupuncture is one of those things people either swear by or are skeptical about. For example, while I personally wouldn’t think lying on a table while someone sticks needles into my skin would be all that relaxing, evidently, one of the most common…

psychologytoday.com 06/14/2019

How Facial Botox Changes Your Brain—Literally

Too much botox in the face seems to affect areas of the brain relating to the hands. In other words, it may impair function of the hands.

psychologytoday.com The limited facial paralysis alters the brain’s sensory maps of the hands.

05/20/2019

TED

"The link between lack of sleep and cancer is now so strong that the World Health Organization has classified any form of nighttime shift work as a probable carcinogen."

huffpost.com 04/22/2019

Is Facial Acupuncture The New Botox?

huffpost.com This alternative medicine treatment is said to help with anti-aging and even acne. Acupuncturists and dermatologists weigh in.

healthcmi.com 04/01/2019

Acupuncture Alleviates Coronary Artery Disease

https://www.healthcmi.com/Acupuncture-Continuing-Education-News/1944-acupuncture-alleviates-coronary-artery-disease

healthcmi.com Acupuncture reduces coronary arterial plaques and arrhythmias, according to modern research.

gq.com 03/20/2019

Why You Should Try Acupuncture (Even If Needles Terrify You)

gq.com How the ancient Chinese practice can help adherents manage pain, prevent injury, and train smarter.

massagemag.com 01/28/2019

The Emerging Science on the Benefits of Cupping

Cupping!

massagemag.com Therapeutic cupping has garnered news headlines recently as a celebrity health and wellness fad—but cupping actually has a fascinating and diverse history. It is estimated to be roughly 3,000 to 5,…

nationalgeographic.com 12/15/2018

How ancient remedies are changing modern medicine

nationalgeographic.com Long overlooked by Western science, traditional Chinese treatments are yielding cutting-edge cures.

theheartysoul.com 10/08/2018

Taking Ibuprofen for Just a Week Increases Your Chance of Having a Heart Attack by 50%

Happy Monday!

theheartysoul.com Just because a drug doesn’t require a prescription, doesn’t mean it’s harmless or should be taken without careful consideration. A recent study revealed taking ibuprofen and other NSAIDs for even a short period of time can have an adverse effect on your heart health. Quick definition: NSAIDs (...

nature.com 10/01/2018

Why Chinese medicine is heading for clinics around the world

The use of traditional Chinese medicine is spreading throughout the rest of the world with recognition and classification in the World Health Organization

nature.com For the first time, the World Health Organization will recognize traditional medicine in its influential global medical compendium.

wired.com 09/26/2018

Your DNA Changes With the Seasons, Just Like the Weather

As we shift from summer to fall, make sure you take a break and let your body transition to the new season. Even in SF as we shift from fog to our late summer heat. Science shows that our bodies prepare for the new season with different gene expressions. This may be scientific evidence why people tend to get sick during seasonal changes as the body breaks down and rebuilds to prepare for the new season.

wired.com In the winter, your blood contains a denser blend of immune responders, while summer veins swim with fat-burning, water-retaining hormones.

healthcmi.com 09/25/2018

Acupuncture Alleviates Rheumatoid Arthritis Swelling And Pain

Acupuncture as a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis pain

healthcmi.com Serum ant-inflammatory and antioxidative levels are regulated by acupuncture in rheumatoid arthritis patients.

activeherb.com 09/17/2018

Is Coffee Healthy? The Stimulating Answer According to TCM - Activeherb Blog

Coffee is more of a Modern Western World invention that dates about 4000 years after tea. Given the actions of the caffeine and how coffee overall affects the body, here is an explanation of coffee from a Chinese medicine prospective.

activeherb.com Is coffee healthy? Some articles say yes, others no. So which is it? Here's what traditional Chinese Medicine has to say about it....

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3400 California St, Ste 100
San Francisco, CA
94118

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Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
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