Acupuncture in Berkeley, CA

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

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

  • Sports & Orthopedic Acupuncture
  • Mental Health

My goal is to give my patients the tools they need to take charge of their own health.  It is important to me that people feel they are entering a safe, welcoming place where they are heard, understood and feel important.  I also hope my patients experience me as unhurried, caring, attentive, curious, professional, creative and clear in communication.   

My practice is housed within the healing space of Yoga Kula where I offer comprehensive treatment with acupuncture, herbal formulas, cupping, moxibustion, gua sha, Tui Na medical massage and Wellness Events.  Click below to schedule your appointment and I will be happy to be of service.


Positive Side Effects of Acupuncture

During an initial session of acupuncture, most practitioners began with an extensive health intake that goes over all of the systems in the body. We use this to determine certain patterns of imbalance, allowing us to treat the root cause of issues. This is one way we differ from Western medicine.

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Building Protective Qi with TCM

Everybody gets sick at some point in their life. For some, it’s just a quick weekend thing. For others, it can last for several days and even weeks. Why do some people always get sick whenever there is a bug going around and others don’t? It all comes down to immunity. People who have a stronger immune system, tend to

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Five Ways to Increase White Blood Cell Count with TCM

Leukopenia is a term used when there are less than adequate white blood cells in the bloodstream. This condition may make those suffering from it susceptible to infections. Leukopenia is often seen in diseases such as AIDS, cancer and lupus, as well as in common occurrences like the flu or a cold. Leukopenia can also be medically induced, as is

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