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:

During our temporary clinic closure, we wish you safety and good health. We are offering telehealth appointments for patients 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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Meridian Point: Large Intestine 4

Large Intestine 4 is one of the most important and influential acupoints in the entire body. The Chinese name for Large Intestine 4 is “He Gu” meaning union valley or converging valley. The point is located on the hand in the web between the thumb and index finger, also described as the depression where the index finger and

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Germ Theory: 101

Why do some people always catch a cold, and others don’t?
Viruses, germs, and bacteria are everywhere. They are in the food we eat, the air we breathe and the water we drink, but not all of them are bad or harmful.

Think of the immune system as your body’s security detail. The cells, tissues, and

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Acupuncture: The Original Biohack for Migraines

Having recurring migraines is similar to parenting a temperamental toddler. When they go from being annoying to actively disruptive and mildly infuriating, there is often little one can do but grit your teeth and persevere. The helpful suggestions for managing this occurrence involved a mixture of expert opinion, anecdotal hearsay, individual tinkering and a big dose of patience. So

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