Emily Smith, LAC

Acupuncture  |  
Female  |  
Age 53
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Emily Smith, LAC
Emily`s Acupuncture practice is dedicated to: supporting people alleviate acute and chronic pain with acupuncture, postural alignment, massage, herbs and supplements. educating and communicating so you feel heard and capable of taking care of your health and wellness. guiding girls and women through all stages of their life from menarche, puberty, the reproductive years and into post-menopausal vibrancy. helping people deepen their relationship to their body so they feel empowered and eager to reclaim their energy, vitality and health. creating resilience in mind and body so stress-related health issues, including pain, insomnia, digestive disorders, immunity, colds and flu do not play havoc in our lives. About Emily Smith L.Ac. Emily is one of the few Westerner`s to hold both American and Japanese Acupuncture Licenses. After living, working and studying in Japan for 22 years, Emily returned to the Bay Area in 2014 with a desire to support people with Post Traumatic Stress. The 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami highlighted the value of gentle acupuncture and massage for alleviating many of the complaints experienced by disaster survivors. Though many of us have not experienced a natural disaster, many of us carry chronic stress and trauma from our life experiences. The result is chronic pain, life-style related disorders, stress, anxiety, depression and a loss of aliveness. Emily offers support or resources so people can make vibrant health easy and sustainable *Emily is a graduate of the Interchange Counseling Program, San Francisco, and is eager to support people in de-constructing limiting beliefs so they can become true leaders in their lives and relationships. *She is a member and contributor to the North American East Asian Journal of Oriental Medicine—a collaborative network of International practitioners actively translating their research and clinical experience between English and Japanese. She also translates and interprets for visiting Japanese acupuncturists. *Emily earned her Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, San Francisco. She completed her Japanese Licensure (Acupuncture, Anma, Shiatsu and Moxibustion) at the Kuretake Institute of Medical Therapeutics in Shinjuku, Tokyo. She has been in practice since 1993. *Emily also uses the Egoscue Method of Postural alignment to help people retrain their posture to enjoy a pain free life.

21 Tamal Vista Blvd Ste 175

Corte Madera, CA 94925

Contact Information

(415) 757-7441

Emily Smith, LAC

Emily Smith, LAC

Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Care Philosophy

Because One Size does not fit all, I design your treatment by communicating with you. I aim to Educate you about how your body developed its current complaint and how to prevent it from reoccurring. 

I am dedicated to treating my patients as guests while providing the most sophisticated acupuncture treatment. 

I am constantly updating my knowledge, skills and methodology so I can provide you with the most refined care available

Please feel free to give me a call to discuss how I can assist you at(415)-757-7441.

I pay detailed attention to every facet of your care to provide you with exceptional treatment and the most tranquil, comfortable, and relaxing experience for healing.

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Specialties

  • Acupuncture
  • Massage Therapy
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Board Certifications

Emily Smith does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Depression
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Elbow Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hand Pain
  • Headache
  • Infertility
  • Insomnia
  • Menopause
  • Migraine
  • Neck Pain
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress
  • Wrist Pain
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Procedures

  • Acupuncture
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Cupping Therapy
  • Detoxification
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Infertility Treatment
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Manipulation Adjustment of Back and Neck
  • Medical Acupuncture
  • Moxibustion
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Examination
  • Stress Management
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Reed College, Portland, Oregon
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • American College Of Traditional Chinese Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Kuretake Institute Of Medical Therapeutics, Tokyo, Japan
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Tsukuba College Of Technology, Ibaraki, Japan
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Egoscue University, Usa
    Other Education | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

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