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Chinese Medicine and Breast Health

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, breast health (for both men and women) is dependent on the free flow of qi (or vital energy) in liver, lung, heart, and stomach meridians.  There are many causes for the blockages of this energy flow. Negative emotions such as stress, frustration, resentment, unresolved anger, as [...]

2014-06-19T17:59:13-07:00June 19th, 2014|Acupuncture|

2014 San Diego Award for Acupuncture

We did it again! Acupuncture by Devon has been selected two  years in a row for the San Diego Awards for Acupuncture and now is entered into the San Diego Business Hall of Fame. Thank you to my amazing patients who have supported me! I am grateful. ---------------------------------------------- Press Release FOR [...]

2014-05-01T17:17:40-07:00May 1st, 2014|Latest News|

Fertility and Acupuncture

Are you having difficulty conceiving? Does it seem like everyone is pregnant but you? We promise you are not alone.  In 2005, 1 in 6 couples are affected by fertility issues (defined as unable to conceive after one year, six months if 35 and over).  At Acupuncture by Devon, we [...]

2014-04-21T15:35:36-07:00April 21st, 2014|Acupuncture|

Acupuncture Effectively Treats Headaches

Do you suffer chronic headaches or migraines? Acupuncture by Devon can help. Acupuncture is more effective than medication in reducing the severity and frequency of chronic headaches, according to a new analysis conducted by Duke University Medical Center researchers.  I have treated several patients with debilitating headaches successfully. After receiving [...]

2014-03-16T16:01:31-07:00March 16th, 2014|Acupuncture|

Kick Your Orthotics Habit

What happens when your foot doesn’t have a normal arch when standing? Plainly put you have “flat feet,” or more technically, “pes planus.” This condition can be painful, both to the foot itself, in addition to the surrounding muscles such as the calves. While most people don’t suffer directly from heal [...]

2014-03-04T19:34:01-07:00March 3rd, 2014|Latest News|

Acupuncture by Devon Receives 2013 San Diego Award

San Diego Award Program Honors the Achievement SAN DIEGO September 2, 2013 -- Acupuncture by Devon has been selected for the 2013 San Diego Award in the Acupuncture category by the San Diego Award Program. Each year, the San Diego Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional [...]

2014-02-13T17:16:31-07:00January 15th, 2014|Latest News|

Yes, it’s Winter!

The holiday season has come to an end and a new year looms before us! New Year’s resolutions often present the question of what can I do to be healthier this year than last.  Traditional Chinese Medicine maintains that optimal health is found by living harmoniously with the seasons. So when it is cold outside often [...]

2014-01-30T01:35:29-07:00January 14th, 2014|Latest News|

Ancient Arts of Cupping and Moxibustion

Acupuncture is just one of many methods used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to improve patient health and well-being. You may have heard of “cupping” and perhaps even moxibustion and wondered what they were all about. Cupping and moxibustion are complementary therapies and have been used in combination with acupuncture for [...]

2014-01-30T01:35:30-07:00January 3rd, 2014|Latest News|

Dr. Travis, A Sports Medicine Case Study

Back in 2011, I competed in the Half Ironman in Oceanside and I was having a great race until I started feeling sharp pains from behind my knee into my heels in both legs. It came and went for the last 6 miles until the very end where I could [...]

2014-02-06T04:37:37-07:00January 1st, 2014|Case Studies|

Tania & Alexander, A Fertility Case Study

For over a year, my husband and I tried to conceive with no results. You cannot imagine how disheartening this is. We wanted a child so badly, and nothing we were doing was getting us any closer to having one. We had seen two OB-GYN's by this point, a specialist, [...]

2014-01-30T01:35:32-07:00January 1st, 2014|Case Studies|