Our Acupuncturists

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 also achieve relief without the need or use of harsh pharmaceutical drugs”

-Dr. Ezzati

Dr. Nila Jalali LA.c

Board Certified Acupuncturist and Herbalist

  • Dr. Jalali earned her Master’s of Science and Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM) and Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM) at PCOM.
  • Incorporates traditional eastern treatments with western medical knowledge
  • Has a passion for helping and improving people’s lives using Traditional Chinese Acupuncture and Herbs
  • Sweet, loving, and caring bedside manner

“Acupuncture is about prevention of disease creation, while treating the disease itself”

-Nila Jalali

Acupuncture

  • Very fine, medical grade needles are inserted into specific points on the body for approximately 15–20 minutes.
  • Treatments are usually painless and most patients become deeply relaxed
  • Single acupuncture session lasts approximately 45-60 minutes. The length of the treatment depends on the condition being treated, as well as the individuals’ response to the treatment.
  • 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.

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 Therapy)

  • 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.