Welcome to Heavenly Stems Acupuncture! Melissa Margolis L.Ac. MSTCM is a licensed acupuncturist who has been practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionally since 2005. Offerings include acupuncture, Chinese herbal formulas, and holistic nutrition.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Heavenly Stems Acupuncture is on hiatus for acupuncture sessions during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are saying goodbye to our old office, which has been our home for over 10 years, and will reopen in a new, more private location in Alameda, Location and Opening Date TBD.

We look forward to serving our community in person in the near future! Serving Alameda since 2008.

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Melissa’s technique is gentle and nurturing, aimed at creating a comfortable and relaxing experience for her patients. She is experienced with many sensitive and first-time acupuncture patients. Treatments are highly personalized and include education and lifestyle tips to empower patients to improve their own health.

 

Specialties include:

  • Pain relief (neck pain & stiffness, back pain, hip pain, frozen shoulder, sciatica, knee pain, tennis elbow, jaw pain, carpal tunnel, tendonitis,¬†¬†plantar fascitis, fibromyalgia, muscle cramps)
  • Headaches & Migraines
  • Insomnia
  • Stress reduction
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness, vertigo
  • Digestive problems (nausea, bloating, gastritis, GERD, IBS, Crohn’s disease)
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Women’s health (menstrual cramps, irregular periods, fibroids, PCOS, fertility issues, pregnancy support, menopause support)
  • Emotional balancing (depression, anxiety, mood swings)

Heavenly Stems Acupuncture accepts many insurance providers.