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.


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.

Acupuncture for Obsessive Complusive Disorder (OCD)


Mental health problems are extremely common, and many times more than people expect. There are a whole host of reasons why some suffer from mental health disorders. Genetics, upbringing and environment can all play a role in a person’s wellbeing and mental health. Prescription medication to deal with these issues are also one of the most over prescribed type of […] » Continue reading

Chinese Medicine and Managing Diabetes at Commonwealth Club of SF


On October 19, 2015 at 6pm, Dr. John Nieters will share his experience in treating diabetes, drawing on both ancient and modern solutions intended to control diabetes or reduce the risk of becoming diabetic. Learn about his method of implementing tools from five branches of traditional Chinese medicine with technological advances of Western medicine. Also discover early warning signs and […] » Continue reading

Article about Alameda Acupuncture!

We are very excited that Alameda Acupuncture was recently featured on Bay Area for Sale, a top site for Alameda County real estate. Read the article here: The Business of Living: Alameda Acupuncture