Unique Vision of Health and Wellness

Alameda Acupuncture offers integrative  health care for the whole family using acupuncture, herbs, nutrition, tui na (orthopedic massage), abdominal chi massage and the latest in western medical laboratory testing.

Dr. John Nieters and his team offer compassionate healthcare informed by the latest research.  Traditional Chinese Medicine tailors each diagnosis or “pattern” to the individual.   The premise of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is that we are naturally healthy and vital.   Practitioners strive to restore the natural balance.  Most people describe the experience as restorative and rejuvenating.

Services

Acupuncture and Herbs

Integrative Medicine

Nutrition and Diet Therapy

Tui Na and Abdominal Massage

Laboratory Testing

Cupping and Moxabustion

Alameda Acupuncture practitioners are deeply committed to education and awareness within our field and for the public.  To that end, Dr. Nieters teaches at acupuncture colleges, hosts two health radio shows,  The Balancing Point and The Medicine Men, has co-authored Practical Fertility, The 90 Day Plan and publishes the blog  Alameda Fertility to educate about the practical applications and relevancy of Traditional Chinese Medicine today.  Dr. Nieters works individually with many acupuncturists to deepen their understanding in the practical clinical applications of Chinese Medical theory, advanced herbal formulation, herb-drug interactions, and how to integrate with Western medicine.

Dr. Nieters is a professor of Chinese medical Fertility and Gynecology and advanced Chinese medical theory,  he is certified by the National Board of Acupuncture Orthopedics (NBAO) and certified by Xin Hua Hospital, China in Integrative Diabetes Protocol.

We offer care for victims of auto accidents, visit the Pain & Injury page for more information.

Relieve Your Arthritis With Acupuncture

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Arthritis is a painful and oftentimes debilitating condition that’s characterized by inflammation within one or more joints. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 2 people will develop osteoarthritis of the knee by the age of 85. It’s important to note, however, that there are several different types of arthritis, with osteoarthritis being just one. […] » Continue reading

Acupuncture Alternative for de Quervains Syndrome

I developed de Quervain’s after my son was born, it is actually quite common with new mothers.  It can also show up with gamers, guitar players, texting and other repetitive hand motions.  Patients often report that the pain is agonizing. Not only is the pain intense, but there can also be a loss of functionality.  This loss of function with […] » Continue reading

Acupuncture for Runners

Calling all runners, learn how acupuncture can help you recover from common ailments and strengthen and stabilize your body mechanics.  Great article by fellow sports medicine acupuncturist, Ginna Ellis. 5 Common Running Injuries and How Acupuncture Can Help By Ginna Ellis Acupuncture and running are a well-suited pair. Whether you’re a casual runner or a qualifying entrant in Monday’s Boston […] » Continue reading