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Tai Qi: The Source of the Force

Dr. John Nieters discusses the the Tai Qi principles on the importance of alignment and applying all movements through the core. Dr. John Nieters began studying Tai Qi with Master YC Chang almost 50 years ago. He also studied Wing Chun and small circle Jiu Jitsu. He started his studies with Peter Ralston – who […]
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Otzi the “Ice Man”

Have you found health benefits from your tattoos? Dr. John Nieters L.Ac, DAOM talks about how the tattoo’s found on Otzi match the acupuncture meridians. Through this knowledge, they were able to explore more on health problems he may have dealt with.

Different Types of Needling Techniques

Dr. Jenny Nieters L.Ac, DACM, talks about how different needling techniques should be used based on the athletes current needs. Acupuncture does not need to be painful. Most of Dr. Jenny’s patients report barely feeling the needles, yet seeing amazing results. Excerpt taken from UC Berkeley Guest Lecture Zoom Presentation – April 20, 2020. To […]
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Safety of Chinese Herbs

Dr. John Nieters L.Ac, DAOM discusses the safety of Chinese herbs study conducted at Cleveland Hospital. Excerpt taken from UC Berkeley Guest Lecture Zoom Presentation – April 13, 2020.

TCM during Epidemics

Dr. John Nieters L.Ac, DAOM, talks about what China has successfully found to work during Epidemics. Excerpt taken from Guest Lecture Zoom Presentation at UC Berkeley, April 13, 2020.

What is Traditional Chinese Medicine

Dr. John Nieters L.Ac, DAOM explains what current Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is and how it came to be. Excerpt taken from a Guest Lecture Zoom Presentation at UC Berkeley, April 13, 2020.

Tai Qi Commencement (Part 1)

Dr John Nieters L.Ac, DAOM teaches the first part of a simplified 24 move Tai Qi sequence – “The Commencement” Tai Qi may help improve immunity, strengthen lung function, increase flexibility, balance and calm the mind.

Exciting Announcements

Do you know why Telehealth is becoming so successful? Besides the convenience for the patient, it also increases the hormone “Oxytocin.” Oxytocin is the hormone that acts as a neurotransmitter in the brain. It decreases stress, relieves anxiety and helps with healing. Eye contact is one way to increase oxytocin. Dr. John Nieters is currently […]
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Meet Dr. John Nieters

Dr. John Nieters L.Ac, DAOM, hosts The Balancing Point. A weekly video series which focuses on education, lifestyle, classical wisdom and health. Dr. John Nieters has been serving the Bay Area community for over 35 years. In his practice at Alameda Acupuncture, he provides a combination of Chinese medicine with functional medicine to those dealing […]
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Commonwealth Club: Electroacupuncture and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Reignite the Spark! ELECTROACUPUNCTURE FOR THE TREATMENT OF NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES   Hear of the latest research behind electroacupuncture and neurological diseases: Alzheimer’s disease/ Dementia Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Motor Neuron Disease Parkinson’s Multiple Sclerosis Neurological disease is an increasingly common issue in our lives today, but research is building on the different ways acupuncture can […]
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