Acupuncture in Berkeley, CA

John Luna-Sparks, L.Ac., Dipl. OM, LCSW

  • Does pain keep you from working out?
  • Tired of feeling constantly tired and “out of it”?
  • Do you want to get to the root of your health problems?

I am a Licensed Acupuncturist, Herbalist and Diplomate of Oriental Medicine and offer acupuncture in Berkeley, California.  I specialize in:

June 2, 2020: We are happy to announce our reopening. We are now scheduling in-person acupuncture appointments with strict safety protocols in place.

We continue to offer telemedicine appointments for patients who are experiencing physical pain, emotional stress or both.

Please click here for our special “Working From Home Stress-Reduction Package.” Plus, watch this message from John about managing our fears, riding the wave and staying in the game!

Luna Sparks Acupuncture’s 3 Phase Protocol for Pain Relief

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[WATCH] Why I practice acupuncture


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