Acupuncture In San Diego

General practice with a focus on sports injury, recovery, rehab and prevention

Dr. Riley Smith  LAc, DACM, Dipl. OM

 

Welcome!  You have a lot of choices when it comes to healthcare in San Diego and I thank you for seeking me out. It is a privilege to work with my community of patients and it’s a sacred bond that I value deeply. Working as a team and assisting my patients to get the most out of their lives is my passion.

Let’s get real – we live in a hectic world and are bombarded by multiple roadblocks that sometimes make it challenging to live a balanced, healthy life.

Whether you are seeking out acupuncture for stress reduction and general wellness, aches and pains, if you’re a superstar athlete or even if you are new to acupuncture and “alternative” healthcare– you have come to the right place.

I believe in removing the confusion and mystery from Chinese Medicine to make it an approachable, fun, realistic and rewarding part of your overall healthcare. At any time, you can contact me or go here to learn more about my treatment philosophy and how I can serve you. Let’s do this!

 

In health,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Moxibustion and Dysmenorrhea

A study conducted by Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has determined that the use of moxibustion at specific days during a woman’s menstrual cycle can decrease pain associated with menstruation. Dysmenorrhea or painful menstruation is a big problem for many women. This study used moxibustion, an accessory modality of TCM, to treat the pain associated with menstruation. The

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Acupuncture for Boosting Your Circulation

Healthy blood circulation is a vital component of life for human beings. Without proper blood flow, life would cease to exist. Blood isn’t the only thing that’s important, it’s what the blood is carrying that makes circulation so important. Blood carries fresh oxygen, hormones and nutrients that we absorb from our food. Without these components, the organs and tissues

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5 Acupoints to Help You Navigate Your Stress This Winter

There are several acupressure points that are known to treat stress and stress related symptoms. It’s important to understand that acupressure is not the only form of treatment and having a balanced diet, exercise regime and lifestyle will also decrease the chances of stress being a factor in your life.

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