Marianne Benforado L.Ac. Dipl.OM

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5.00 (1 review)
630 Frederick Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95062, United States
630 Frederick Street Santa Cruz California 95062 US

Marianne’s area of specialization is Orthopedics and Sports Injuries. She completed extra course work including focused clinical training to receive the Orthopedic certificate from Five Branches. She is completing a year long residency program with Frank He a leading orthopedic and sports medicine acupuncture specialist in the Bay Area. He is the former chair of the acupuncture department at the university. She has successfully treated patients with a variety of conditions such as sciatica, chronic knee pain (osteoarthritis), low back pain, sprained ankle, tendinitis and carpal tunnel as well as a wide variety of musculo-skeletal disorders.

In addition to orthopedics, Marianne’s other focused clinical rotations included: Women’s health – menstrual issues, infertility, endometriosis, and menopause Five Element (spiritual and emotional issues) – grief, insomnia, anxiety, stress reduction Weight loss clinic – regular acupuncture treatment supports weight loss as well as digestive issues such as acid reflux, indigestion, and constipation.

Office Hours
Monday10:00 am - 12:00 pm, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday10:00 am - 12:00 pm, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WednesdayClosed
Thursday10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Friday3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am - 3:00 pm
SundayClosed
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Marianne is professional, compassionate and responsive
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Marianne is so professional, compassionate and responsive, her practice is a treasure added to our health care community! She has helped me so much dealing with my Sciatica–and she is definitely a Spirit Booster as well. You can’t go wrong with Benforado Acupuncture. Kudos, and Gratitude, Marianne!

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