Kari Knapstad is a California state licensed acupuncturist, having earned a Masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine (MTCM) from the highly regarded Five Branches University with a certificate in Integrative Sports Medicine. Feeling the need to experience how this medicine is practiced in its homeland, Kari completed an externship at the prestigious Zhejiang Chinese Medical University in Hangzhou, China, where the hospitals successfully integrate Chinese medicine with Western medicine.
Kari has successfully treated people with a wide variety of conditions, including back pain, neck pain, migraine headaches and people living with cancer. Chinese medicine is well known for mediating the side effects of surgery, chemo and radiation, including, but not limited to, pain, nausea and constipation. Other conditions successfully treated include PMS, menopausal symptoms, shoulder injuries, sprains and strains, stress, digestive issues and more. If needed, she designs custom formulas with high quality granulated herbs to optimize your healing.