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Our Acupuncture Services

Acupuncture Complete
$ 95 As low as $15 with insurance
  • Individually Customized Acupuncture
  • Cupping or Electro-        Therapy
  • Moxa / Moxibustion       Therapy
  • 1 Hour Treatment
ACU-MUSCLE
  REHAB™

$ 120 As low as $15 with insurance
  • Specialized Acupuncture
     Program for Pain
  • Doctor Prescribed        Custom 30 minute Massage
  • Moxa / Moxibustion       Therapy
  • Cupping or Electro-        Therapy
  • Herbal Tea Formulas Custom Made for you by a Certified Herbalist
  • 1.5 Hour Treatment

Cupping

$ 45 As low as $0 with insurance
  •      Chinese Cupping      Treatment for Pain Relief
  • Heated Glass Cups
  • Electro-Therapy
  • 1/2 Hour Treatment

Acupuncture Complete

$ 95 As low as $15 with insurance
  • Customized Acupuncture Treatment
  • Cupping or Electro-        Therapy
  • Moxa / Moxibustion       Therapy
  • 1 Hour Treatment

ACU-MUSCLE
  REHAB™


$ 120 As low as $15 with insurance
  • Specialized Acupuncture
      Program for Pain
  • Doctor Prescribed        Custom 30 minute Massage
  • Moxa / Moxibustion       Therapy
  • Cupping or Electro-        Therapy
  • Herbal Tea Formulas Custom Made for you by a Certified Herbalist
  • 1.5 Hour Treatment

Cupping

$ 45 As low as $0 with insurance
  • Chinese Cupping Treatment for Pain Relief
  • Heated Glass Cups
  • Electro-Therapy
  • 1/2 Hour Treatment

About Us

Balance Within Acupuncture and Chiropractic is known to be the valley’s highest rated acupuncturist clinic in Encino and Sherman Oaks.  Balance Within has been featured on FOX, ABC News, & NBC for its powerful proprietary treatment for muscle pain relief, Acu Muscle Rehab™.

If you are searching for the best local acupuncturist or chiropractor in the Sherman Oaks or Encino area, you will find Balance Within has over 200 positive reviews around the internet.  Patients just like you have achieved tremendous relief from pain, stress, back problems, and more. 

We take pride in providing a clean and relaxing atmosphere, friendly customer service, and decades of experience to ensure you will be have the best experience possible during your visit.

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Our Doctors of Acupuncture

Dr.-Alex-Ezzati Dr. LA.c - Decade Experienced Acupuncturist at Balance Within Acupuncture and Chiropractic
Dr. Alexander Ezzati

Board Certified Acupuncturist and Herbalist

  • Bachelors Degree in Muscular Kinesiology at Cal. State University Northridge
  • Dr. Alexander studied in China under Master Acupuncturists and Herbalists
  • Acquired his Doctoral Degree to deepen his understanding of acupuncture
  • Kind, Warm-Hearted, & Gentle with highly effective results

“My approach is to re-balance the body and achieve relief without the need or use of harsh pharmaceutical drugs”

-Dr. Ezzati

Raisa Shahbazian LA.c - Experienced Acupuncturist at Balance Within Acupuncture and Chiropractic
Raisa Shahbazian L.Ac

Board Certified Acupuncturist & Herbalist

“I love relieving people from their pain without chemicals, all naturally. Nothing is more rewarding than relieving someone’s pain!” – Raisa

-Raisa S.

Dennis Elliot L.Ac

Board Certified Acupuncturist and Herbalist

Dennis is a classically trained acupuncture specialist who has thoroughly immersed himself in the study of treating ailments like pain, migraines, digestive disorders with acupuncture and traditional Chinese Herbs. 

“Pain is only the symptom of what’s really going on” The origination of the pain usually stems from a different place or issue”
 
 

-Dennis Elliot

Learn About our Services

  • Acupuncture

  • Very thin, sterile medical grade needles are inserted into specific points on the body.
  • Treatments are usually painless and most patients become deeply relaxed
  • Single acupuncture session lasts approximately 60 minutes. The length of the treatment depends on the condition being treated, as well as time to respond to treatments.
  • Number of treatments needed? Depends on the condition being treated, but generally range from 2-8 treatments to see results.
  • Herbal Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
  • TCM herbs may be used alone
  • OR used in combination with other treatments like acupuncture and or moxibustion to best address your ailment.


When used properly and prescribed by an Acupuncture herbalist, herbs are extremely effective yet safe with typically little to no side effects.

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  • Moxibustion

  • A medicinal moxa herb is lit on fire and placed close to the appropriate meridian/body part to be treated
  • Particularly useful in the cold season, when chronic ailments like arthritis, pain, and allergies are more prominent.
  • Treatments are pleasant and soothing
  • Moxibustion uses the herb Mugwort Leaf
  • Moxa is mainly used for cold conditions which is why it tremendously helps for fertility

 

  • Cupping

  • Ancient Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) technique that aims to remove disorders that are caused by blood stasis. It involves the placement of heated glass cups on specific points of your body.
  • Cupping provides relief in the area of tightness and pain along with helping decrease the severity of headaches, migraines, neck and back pain.
  • Cupping can also help with many sleeping disorders.
  • Tuina Massage

  • Tuina is an Oriental Bodywork Therapy that has been used in China for 2,000 years.
  • Tuina uses oscillating and pressure techniques to increase the circulation of energy and Blood in order to promote healing and relieve pain.
  • Tuina is especially useful for treating bodily pain, headaches, migraines, and can also be used for certain sleeping
  • It is NOT used as a simple relaxing massage.

 

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