Alternative Medical Clinic
2343 Huntington Dr.
San Marino, CA 91108

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Alternative Medical Clinic

Richard Hsu graduated with a Master of Science Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from South Baylo University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He is a Licensed Acupuncturist in the state of California. He started the Alternative Medical Clinic in San Marino in 2001, and in Northridge in 2004. Richard is always reinforcing his knowledge on alternative medicine by attending a wide assortment of seminars so in turn he can benefit his patients to achieve ultimate health and also to educate them so they can educate others about the benefits of alternative medicine. Richardís hobbies include golf, Tai-Chi Chuan, and Qi Qong.

Clinical Studies indicate that Acupuncture is effective in treating:
Headache - Neck and back pain
Fibromyalgia - Respiratory disease
Menopause - Urinary dysfunction
Osteoarthritis - Post-op & chemotherapy nausea
Tennis elbow - Smoking & drug addictions
Facial pain - Depression/Anxiety

Acupuncture has been cited by the World Health Organization to treat 43 conditions including:
Allergies/Asthma - Sciatica
Colds & Flu - Stress
Carpal Tunnel - Insomnia
Heart problems - Tendonitis
Gynecological disorders - PMS

National Institute of Health Conference (NIH) found Acupuncture:
Effective for adult post-operative and chemotherapy nausea and vomiting; a reasonable option for post-operative myofascial and low back pain; should be a part of a comprehensive program for asthma, addiction and smoking cessation.

"Has substantially lower incidence of adverse effects than many drugs or accepted medical procedures used for the same conditions."
"The data in support of acupuncture are as strong as for many accepted Western medical therapies."

Clinical Research (NIH) demonstrates that Acupuncture:
Stimulates bone regrowth
Regulates blood pressure
Increases red and white blood cell count
Stimulates production of pain modulating endorphins and enkephalins
"The Body Electric by Robert Becker, MD"
"The Vital Meridian by Alan Bensoussian"