Restore your body, improve mental clarity, and center your emotional well-being

Dr. Sarah Pigeon, LAc, DACM

Acupuncture works by stimulating your own body’s qi in order to rectify any imbalance that is causing the discomfort. I look forward to helping your body get back to a perfect balance.

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Pain Management

Acupuncture can help manage and quell pain in most parts of the body. The insertion of the needles activates qi and endorphins (the “feel good” chemicals in the body) in order to help relieve pain.

Sometimes overwork (or underuse) or trauma can interrupt the smooth flow of qi inside the body, which renders the qi stagnant. This build up of qi is frequently what causes pain and discomfort in the body. Acupuncture and other TCM modalities (cupping, moxa, gua sha, etc.) can help manage the pain by redirecting the qi to flow freely throughout the channels in the body.

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Sports Injury

Acupuncture has been cited by the World Health Organization to successfully treat over 44 conditions including pain and sports injuries. It can improve blood circulation in the affected areas, which speeds up the healing process. Acupuncture creates an anti-inflammatory response, which will reduce swelling and decrease pain.

Trauma interrupts the smooth flow of qi and blood inside the body, which causes pain and swelling.
Acupuncture and other TCM modalities (cupping, moxa, gua sha, etc.) can help manage the pain and speed up the healing process by redirecting the qi and blood to flow freely throughout the channels in the body, thus improving circulation and facilitating healing.

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Well Being & Mental Health

Traditional Chinese medicine strives to treat body, mind, emotions an spirit. Your body is linked together via meridians and channels flowing through your body and each one is responsible for free flowing qi through that channel. When there is disharmony, unease and stress occur.

In studies done by the National Institute for Health, acupuncture has been proven to help anxiety and stress disorders. Each channel in your body is responsible for a different set of organs and emotions. When there is disharmony and stress or anxiety occurs, acupuncture and other TCM modalities (cupping, gua sha, etc.) can help calm the mind and restore the harmonic balance. Acupuncture has been proven to help with emotional disorders, such as, anxiety, insomnia, stress, and depression.

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Facial Rejuvenation

Facial rejuvenation acupuncture, or cosmetic acupuncture is the treatment of the face and skin aesthetically by inserting very thin, sterile needles into the face and other specific points on the body in order to reestablish harmony and balance. Acupuncture can provide a safe, natural, non-invasive alternative to other cosmetic procedures.

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture activates your own body’s qi and fluids to restore it back to a normal balance in order to rectify the wrinkles, sagginess and discolorations. Facial rejuvenation acupuncture can treat many skin issues, such as, wrinkles on the face and neck and forehead or around the lips, crow’s feet, double chins, saggy skin, eye bags and dark circles around the eyes, facial discolorations and dark spots or age spots and redness. A 1996 report in the International Journal of Clinical Acupuncture reported that among 300 cases treated with facial acupuncture, 90% had marked effects with one course of treatment.

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Meet Dr. Sarah

Dr. Sarah Pigeon is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist in the state of California. A dedicated practitioner, Sarah has a general practice, and treats the full range of conditions affecting adults of all ages and genders. She obtained a Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, as well as a Master’s of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine both from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine – San Diego.

Education & Certifications
  • Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, PCOM-San Diego

  • Master’s of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine, PCOM-San Diego

  • Bachelor’s of Science, Old Domion University-Norfolk, VA

  • Certified in Facial Rejuvenation Therapy

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