Erika Barrantes, L.Ac.
Erika earned her Master of Science in Oriental Medicine degree from Samra University in Los Angeles and also received additional training at the China Beijing Int’l Acupuncture Training Center in Beijing. She is certified in Neuro Emotional Technique and a Neuro Integration Systems Practitioner.
As a practitioner of Oriental Medicine which includes Acupuncture, Herbology, diet, nutrition, lifestyle counseling as well as Tai Qi, Qi Gong (physical exercise) and Tui’na (manual therapies), Erika is dedicated and committed to assisting you in reaching & maintaining a state of balance & health.
Oriental medicine is a complete medical system that has diagnosed, treated and prevented illness for over 23 centuries. Through formal education and rigorous training, doctors of oriental medicine provide to patients the opportunity to achieve health by re-balancing the body’s own natural mechanisms.
Oriental medicine is used not only for pain management but also as a comprehensive system of health care and health maintenance. Athletes use oriental medicine to achieve optimal performance levels. Cancer patients are treated for the side effects of chemotherapy to enhance their quality of life. Detoxification treatments have been proven to help those with chemical and/or substance dependency problems.