Jennifer is a California state licensed acupuncturist, herbalist and massage therapist. Her specialization is in orthopedics and pain managment. She is also experienced in women’s health and fertility, digestion, allergies, and respiratory ailments, including quick resolution of colds and flus.
Jennifer completed her Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches University in Santa Cruz, then went on to an externship at the Zhejiang Chinese Medical University in Hangzhou, China, where she focused on classical acupuncture techniques.
Jennifer is a Diplomate in Canonical Herbal Medicine from the Institute of Classics in East Asian Medicine, where she studied with Dr. Arnaud Versluys. L.Ac., Ph.D. “The Classics,” as they are known, focus on the use of time-proven herbs that remind the body of its natural function, and restore its strong instinct for self-healing. Her emphasis is the promotion of healthy physiology from a classical Chinese perspective.
Currently, Jennifer studies Integrative Acupuncture Physical Medicine with Anthony Von Der Muhll, L.Ac, DNBAO. This is a comprehensive orthopedic and sports medicine program integrating western diagnosis of musculoskeletal disorders with eastern treatment principles. In adddition to traditional acupuncture and cupping, she uses dry needling, or trigger point needling, and myofacial decompression in her treatment of pain and injuries. She combines this knowledge of ancient eastern and modern western concepts to specialize in sports medicine, orthopedics, pain management, and scar tissue repair.
Jennifer has worked in the Integrative Fertility network, and at UCSF and Pacific Fertility Center integrating assisted reproductive technologies with Traditional Chinese Medicine. Jennifer is co-founder of the non-profit East Bay Integrative Pregnancy Project which provides low-income East Bay residents with prenatal and postnatal care, including acupuncture, health education and community support.