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- TestimonialsI just wanted to send a short note to express a large thank you. I have suffered from bursitis (and some arthritis) in my hips for years. I have had physical therapy and many painful cortisone shots that help short term then the pain comes right back. While visiting my daughter I went to see her acupuncturist, Jenny. The treatment was like a miracle. My hip pain gone! I am back to exercising, and taking long walks, something I was... Read more »
Jenny Nieters and John Nieters are wonderful acupuncturists who take great care of their patients. Jenny has taken care of my achilles heel pain, lumbar pain, and diagnosed more accurately than others quadratus lumborum instability. John is extremely knowledgable about all things reproductive and brings a quiet nurturing atmosphere to his practice. I entrust these folks with my care wholeheartedly.
John and Jenny Nieters at Alameda Acupuncture are absolute gems.
I stumbled across John’s radio show, The Balancing Point, and had been a listener for a while when I decided to make an appointment. Years after having my son, my menstrual cycles never really came back and I was having lots of different symptoms that seemed to point to endocrine issues.
My first appointment with John was awesome. He spent at least two hours with me, talking and getting to... Read more »
I have been a patient of John Nieters for many years. He is an amazing healer who has helped me though physical and emotional challenges. Dr. John is generous with his time and extremely knowledgeable. He is the first one whose opinion I seek when my health needs attention.
Last Spring after he assessed my shoulder and hip pain he recommended that Jenny treat me. This recurring pain had remained with me through several years of regular massage, regular chiropractic... Read more »
I have been anxious ( in a good way), to submit my testimonial regarding Dr. John and Jenny Nieters of Alameda Acupuncture!!!! THEY ARE FANTABULOUS /that means, fantastic and fabulous !!! I love them dearly. They are just very empathic, humble, very intelligent and down home folks.
I have been treating 12 weeks with Jenny Nieters. Her combination of Chinese Medicine with Acupuncture, is genius. She knows her stuff, 100%. She has such a sweet disposition, a... Read more »
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Class: Simple Treatment for Chronic Low Back Pain and Lumbopelvic Stability
Presented by Alameda Acupuncture Corporation
NCCAOM Provider ID 9291 PDA Pending
CAB CE ID 1748 CEU Pending
Registration open to Licensed Acupuncturists
- Date: November 19, 2022
- Time: 8:30am to 4:30 pm (1 hour lunch break)
- Location: Alameda, CA
- Cost: $525
- Instructor Dr. Jenny Nieters, L.Ac. DACM
Low back pain is a common complaint in the modern acupuncture clinical practice. Learn a straightforward treatment which can help address this common complaint. Learn palpation and acupuncture point location, needle angle and depth of the quadratus lumborum muscle, the sacroiliac joint, the gluteus medius muscle and two intrinsic core muscles, the transversus abdominus and the internal abdominal oblique. This simple acupuncture approach which can be used to support a wide range of patients from high level professional athletes to a geriatric patient population.
Goals and Objectives:
1. Learn the anatomical significance of muscles and joints which contribute to lumbopelvic stability.
2. Learn orthopedic assessment and identify dysfunctions which can contribute to low back pain.
3. Learn palpation and acupuncture point location, needle angle and depth of the quadratus lumborum muscle, the sacroiliac joint, the gluteus medius muscle and two intrinsic core muscles, the transversus abdominus and the internal abdominal oblique.
4. Learn how to use electrical stimulation effectively.
All attendees are required to be licensed to practice acupuncture in their respective practice state or country and provide proof of malpractice coverage at the time of the course. Sorry, no exceptions.
Because this course is skills training based there are LIMITED spaces available!
7 PDA Pending: NCCAOM PDA Provider Number 9121
7 CEU Pending: CA CEU: Category 1, California Acupuncture Board, Provider Number 1748
This course is CA CEU and NCCAOM PDA PENDING , so you will need to indicate if you need one or the other or both at the time of your registration and provide your legal name for your CEU certificate and License Number.
Please be aware, no refunds or CEUs will be issued if you do not show up, are late, or leave early from the program.
Class: Sports Acupuncture: Anatomy, Assessment, Acupuncture Treatment of Core Muscles, Instructor Jenny Nieters
Presented by Alameda Acupuncture Corp (NCCAOM Provider ID 9291 PDA 6 / CAB CE ID 1748 CEU 6 )
Registration open to Licensed Acupuncturists
- Date: July 23, 2022
- Time: 9am to 4pm (1 hour lunch break)
- Location: Alameda, CA
- Cost: $450
Regional anatomy review, orthopedic assessment and acupuncture treatment of the core muscles.
The core muscles can be important for stabilization of the spine and pelvis, which can contribute to
health and improved capacity for movement.
In this class students will learn the relevant anatomical structures, common injuries, assessment techniques, including orthopedic testing for resisted range of motion, active range of motion and palpation.
This course includes practice of the assessment and acupuncture techniques, using anatomically significant points including traditional points, trigger points and motor points.
Grand Opening Education Center
Come Celebrate With us!
Our Grand Opening Celebration for our new Education Center
Saturday, November 2nd from 12pm-4pm at our offices at 2258 Santa Clara, Alameda, CA
|We have a spectacular line-up of activities|
|Meet the Doctors||Rapid Release Massage|
|Hourly Office Tours||Giveaways|
|Food and Drink||Raffle|
|Detox Boxes||♦||Gift Baskets||♦||Wine & Spirits|
And of course, a chance to win
Tickets to the 49ers
as we celebrate our very own
Dr. Jenny Nieters, LAc, DACM as official team acupuncturist
Commonwealth Club: Electroacupuncture for Neurodegenerative Disease
Reignite the Spark!
ELECTROACUPUNCTURE FOR THE TREATMENT OF NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES
Hear of the latest research behind electroacupuncture and neurological diseases:
- Alzheimer’s disease/ Dementia
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Motor Neuron Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
Neurological disease is an increasingly common issue in our lives today, but research is building on the different ways acupuncture can help.
Dr. John Nieters, LAc recently gave a talk at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco addressing the science behind the marriage of ancient Chinese medicine and the application of focused electrical stimulation to body.
Through this talk you will gain a deeper understanding of how this ancient healing modality has successfully combated these fast growing diseases; how electroacupucture targets specific receptors to stimulate neuropeptides release and how this affects cerebral rehabilitation and neural synaptic repair.
To listen to the podcast of this lecture, Click Here
Healthy Foods for Fall
The season of fall brings cooler weather and shorter days. As with any season, the world adjusts accordingly. Plants begin to go dormant, animals begin scrounging for food to store to get them through the upcoming winter months and humans start winterizing everything.
As fall descends on the land, it reminds us we need to start cutting back on the numerous cooling foods that are consumed during the summer months. Things like raw foods, salads, juices and fruits should be decreased because they can create too much cold in the body, according to traditional Chinese medicine. continue reading