Kristi Oshiro L.Ac., M.S. is a licensed Acupuncturist by the State of California, and Alumni of American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is a licensed herbalist, acupuncturist and certified massage therapist. Kristi's journey in Chinese medicine began with her interest in nature, healthy living and the environment. She received a Bachelor of Science from Humboldt State University California in Environmental Communications and Buddhist Studies. Kristi discovered that Chinese medicine's perspective on the body integrates her interest in healthy living, natural systems, and Asian philosophy. "Much like an ecosystem, Chinese medicine views the body as an interdependent system rather than individual parts separate from each other." Everything affects everything else. This holistic perspective allows Kristi to focus on bringing the body back into balance therefore addressing the underlying imbalances rather than simply masking symptoms. Kristi's clinical expertise includes treating pain, gynecological, digestive, and emotional disorders through the use of traditional Chinese medicine. She utilizes a combination of acupuncture, herbal medicine, therapeutic massage, and nutritional and lifestyle recommendations to provide her patients with a treatment plan tailored to their specific needs. She creates a warm, comfortable, professional environment so her patients can relax and focus on their healing.