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Best Acupuncturists
in San Francisco

Why These Acupuncturists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored acupuncturists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best acupuncturists in San Francisco, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Acupuncture and Health Center

Acupuncture and Health Center is an acupuncture health clinic that integrates acupuncture with herbs, nutrition, process of awareness through movement, functional integration, breath flow awareness, and meditation. They specialize in stress-related disorders, acute and chronic pain, neurological dysfunction, and complementary cancer care. They are also experts in the development of children with special needs. The business offers cupping and moxibustion, BioPhoton therapy, the Feldenkrais method, and the Anat-Baniel method, which uses innovative approaches to pain management. Acupuncture and Health Center was founded by W. Jumbe Allen, a native San Franciscan, in 2007.

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Acupuncture Professionals

Acupuncture Professionals Inc. is a group of integrative medicine experts who work with a variety of medical specialists to give their patients the best of two medical worlds, East and West. They provide a comprehensive acupuncture and Chinese medical practice with an orthopedics and sports injury clinic. Acupuncture Professionals is dedicated to meeting their patient's needs and offers stress reduction, health maintenance, disease prevention, and athletic performance enhancement.

San Francisco, CA 94107


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Allison Crawford, M.S., L.Ac.

Allison Crawford, M.S., L.Ac. is an acupuncturist specializing in women's health and chronic pain who uses a Japanese-style method that results in painless insertion. Allison is a graduate of UCLA and the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College in Berkeley, and she has been practicing in San Francisco since 2003. Her practice was rated with 27 5-star reviews on Yelp for her excellent service and painless technique.

San Francisco, CA 94107


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Anna Gold Acupuncture

Anna Gold Acupuncture is an acupuncture clinic practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine to treat a wide range of health concerns, including pain, emotional disorders, stress and anxiety, digestive and skin issues, migraines, and hormonal and reproductive issues in both women and men. They use hair thin needles inserted painlessly into acupuncture points to balance and restore the body’s vitality. The acupuncturists at Anna Gold are California licensed acupuncturists and certified members of the American Acupuncture Council.

San Francisco, CA 94102


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Back to Health with Acupuncture

Back to Health with Acupuncture is an acupuncture clinic that uses traditional Chinese herbal remedies and whole food based supplements to support and solidify the acupuncture treatment. Their service proposes a remedy that is designed to target a specific illness and also interact with and enhance a patient's state with no side-effects. Back to Health with Acupuncture vows to alleviate pains, fatigue, anxiety, and unwell feelings and encourages transformative journeys. They aim to guide clients to a more vibrant, happier life through multilayered nutritive and energetic solutions.

San Francisco, CA 94114


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Blue Ova Health

Based in San Francisco, Blue Ova Health is a health center that integrates alternative healing methods and mind-body support to promote fertility and care for women's health and well-being pre- and postnatal. With over five years of experience, Blue Ova offers therapeutic massage, herbology, mind-body coaching, doula services, lactation counseling, and nutritional counseling to women to complement or support their pregnancy journey. The company was named Best Acupuncturist in the Bay Area by the Bay Area A-List in 2017.

1414 Castro St
San Francisco, CA 94114


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Brannan Street Acupuncture

Brannan Street Acupuncture is owned and operated by Daniel Abels, L.Ac., a licensed acupuncturist and alternative medicine practitioner. The clinic specializes in lower hip and back pain, neck and shoulder pain, sports injuries, stress and anxiety, digestive disorders and women's health and fertility. A former Silicon Valley engineer, Daniel applies his analytical skills to the practice of Chinese medicine to treat patients with experience and expertise.

San Francisco, CA 94107


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Community Acupuncture Works

Community Acupuncture Works is a traditonal Chinese acupuncture clinic that provides affordable yet effective health and relaxation treatments. Treatments are delivered in comfortable reclining chairs, with needles placed primarily along the legs, feet, arms, hands, face, and head. The group setting sees multiple patients every hour while still giving personalized care. Based on the sustainable business model pioneered by Working Class Acupuncture in Portland OR, Community Acupuncture Works offers quality, affordable acupuncture care in a calm and relaxing communal environment.

San Francisco, CA 94110


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Compass Rose Acupuncture

Compass Rose Acupuncture is a Chinese medicine practice that combines Eastern and Western medicial philosophies to provide the best care. Their services include acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, cupping, facial rejuvenation, and corporate wellness. Owner and licensed acupuncturist Jeani Fink, L.Ac, MSTCM is passionate about bringing ancient healing traditions to modern lifestyles.

San Francisco, CA 94102


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Conscious Chiropractic & Acupuncture

Conscious Chiropractic & Acupuncture is a clinic run by acupuncture experts who provide individualized chiropractic and acupuncture treatments. Services also include acupuncture, massage, and cold laser therapy with a focus on natural healing. The clinic is also known for its treatment of TMJ, using acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and cupping to combat pain.

San Francisco, CA 94104


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Dennis McGrath Acupuncture

Dennis McGrath Acupuncture is clinic that strives to introduce the basic concepts of Traditional Chinese Medicine to patients through the application of alternative medical treatments and provide the highest quality care in a calm and nurturing environment. Owner and licensed acupuncturist Dennis McGrath has dedicated himself to unwavering standards of professionalism in practice and aims to provide high-quality services for a modest price.

San Francisco, CA 94109


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Doc Misha's Chicken Soup Chinese Medicine

Doc Misha's Chicken Soup Chinese Medicine is a Chinese acupuncture clinic located in the American Industrial Center. Owner Misha Cohen is a licensed acupuncturist, published author, and researcher at the University of California, San Francisco and has combined Oriental and Western medical approaches to treat her clients. The clinic provides complex consultations, treatment planning, acupuncture, herbal medicine, dietary recommendations and evidence-based supplementation for people with gynecological issues, female and male fertility needs, immune disorders, hepatitis B and C, HIV, and those who are diagnosed with cancer or recovering from cancer treatment. Chicken Soup Chinese Medicine was featured in local newspaper Potrero View in celebration of its 25 years of dedicated service to the San Francisco Bay Area community.

San Francisco, CA 94107


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Double Happiness Health

Double Happiness Health is an acupuncture clinic that uses Traditional Chinese Medicine in a wide range of health challenges, including pain, inflammation, infertility, menstrual disorders, digestive issues, mood, insomnia, fatigue, immunity problems, and other systemic disorders. The clinic uses practices of acupuncture and herbal medicine, as well as therapeutic massage and patient education to focus on treating the patient holistically and determine the root cause of their problems. Double Happiness Health was founded in 2005 with Traditional Chinese Medicine specialties in women’s health, fertility, and orthopedics.

San Francisco, CA 94110


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Enliven Health and Wellness

Treating patients for over 20 years, Enliven Health and Wellness is a San Francisco, California-based acupuncture clinic offering acupuncture therapy sessions designed to help alleviate both chronic and injury-related pain as well as minor emotional or psychological issues. This clinic also provides herbal therapy, cupping, and functional medicine assessments. Its treatments aim to alleviate digestive and fertility issues, as well as assist with women's health issues including menopause and painful periods.

582 Market 314
San Francisco, CA 94104


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Five Pins Project

Five Pins Project is a clinic that specializes in the combination of acupuncture and herbal medicine. Their primary healing modality is Traditional Chinese Medicine. They provide gentle, effective, and personalized care for a variety of conditions including depression and anxiety, stress, insomnia, hormonal balance and fertility, digestive issues, transgender health support, Lyme disease, and pain of all types. With the goal of healing bodies, minds and spirits and building community, Five Pins Project also holds bimonthly art openings and community events.

San Francisco, CA 94110


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Golden Point Acupuncture

Golden Point Acupuncture is a holistic health care clinic in San Francisco that offers compassionate healing with the goal of getting to the root of health concerns, as well as restoring the body, revitalizing the mind, and improving the quality of life. Aside from acupuncture, they also offer polychromatic light and frequency therapy, herbal medicine, Tui Na massage, nutrition, moxibustion, cupping, and Qui Gong.

San Francisco, CA 94115


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Heaven Qi & Earth

Heaven Qi & Earth (HQE) is a team of passionate acupuncturists who use and promote natural and holistic medicine. They offer a full range of safe, time-tested healing modalities including acupuncture, herbal therapy, massage, nutrition, cupping, and electrical stimulation, all to promote the importance of harmony between mind body and spirit. Heaven Qi & Earth has been recognized as one of the top San Francisco acupuncture practices as a Patient's Choice Winner in 2016 by Opencare.com.

San Francisco, CA 94123


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Larson Acupuncture

Larson Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine acupuncture clinic that offers to help reduce pain, heal from illness, and support fertility, and perinatal health. Located in San Francisco’s Marina district, they specialize in treating women’s health conditions, pain, and stress through acupuncture, herbal medicine, and Maya abdominal massage.

San Francisco, CA 94123


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Malia King Acupuncture

Malia King Acupuncture is an acupuncture company that uses Chinese herbal medicine as the key to restoring health. Their services include acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutritional counseling, cold laser therapy, biomat therapy, and complementary treatment modalities such as electro-acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping, and gua sha. Malia King is a member of the California State Oriental Medical Association.

San Francisco, CA 94108


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Renèe Hahn Acupuncture

Renée Hahn Acupuncture is owned by Renée Hahn, a licensed acupuncturist who offers a wide range of acupuncture modalities and treatments to address a variety of health conditions. The company's comprehensive menu of holistic services includes acupuncture, herbal medicine, craniosacral therapy, gua sha and cupping, lymphatic drainage, manual therapy, and nutrition. Renée Hahn, licensed acupuncturist-herbalist, is board-certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She is a member of the American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and the California State Oriental Medical Association.

San Francisco, CA 94103


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San Francisco Community Acupuncture

San Francisco Community Acupuncture is a group of certified licensed California acupuncturists and Oriental medicine diplomats who offer skilled acupuncture treatments, Tui Na massage sessions, and cupping. They house a comprehensive Chinese herbal pharmacy for physical and mental well-being, and their practitioners perform their quality treatments in a quiet, group setting in comfy, new recliner chairs. San Francisco Community Acupuncture has been providing low-cost yet effective health care practice for over 10 years.

San Francisco, CA 94103


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