Traditional Chinese Medicine
with Nina Vincent L.Ac., MS, CMT
|Acupuncture is based on the continuous flow of Chi (Life
Energy) throughout the body. By using acupuncture needles, the
physician helps control the flow of Chi, to different parts of the
body. Acupuncture is used to treat many different types of
ailments and illnesses, including anxiety, stress, insomnia,
infertility, paralysis, depression, PMS, skin disorders, and
Traditional Chinese Medicine - Through the use of
special diagnostic techniques and various herbs, Chinese
Medicine treats both chronic and acute illnesses, alone or in
conjunction with acupuncture. Each individual's signs and
symptoms are observed to create an herbal formula tailored
specifically for that patient's condition. A formula can be two or
more single herbs carefully chosen and mixed either in powder
form or as raw herbs (to be cooked and ingested as tea).
- Philosophy -
Holistic - For more than two thousand years, practitioners within
the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) have been taking
into consideration not only their patients' family history, diet,
and physical symptoms but all aspects of their spiritual,
emotional, and work life - during periods of illness and health.
In the spirit of this tradition, and through the use of acupuncture,
herbs, nutrition, and massage, Nina Vincent focuses on
establishing balance in the lives of her patients. Her goal is to call
forth the body's own ability to heal while empowering the
patient to take the necessary steps to promote healthy living and
Preventive - TCM is preventive medicine. By recognizing
disharmony before it becomes disease, TCM is often able to
prevent the occurrence of many chronic and difficult to treat
- Training -
In 1996 Nina Vincent completed the Advanced Training Program
in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Acupressure Institute,
Berkeley, CA. After completing a four year graduate program in
2000, she was awarded a Masters of Science in Traditional
Chinese Medicine by the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health
Sciences, Oakland, CA.
Nina is a California licensed acupuncturist (L.Ac.). She is also
bilingual and welcomes Spanish speaking families to her practice.
Rates: $65.00 per session
Please call (415)595-2739 to schedule
Nina is available Monday's
*Ask about her Mill Valley location and other services.
24 hour notice of cancellation is required.
Cash and personal checks accepted.