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About

HATH Holistic specializes in the clinical practice of acupuncture and herbal medicine, successfully using an integrated approach to influence a wide range of acute & chronic health conditions. Our approach is guided by the ancient wisdom of Eastern medicine as well as research advances of Western Medicine. The focus of HATH’s integrative approach is not only to successfully alleviate and eliminate distressing symptoms but to treat the underlying root issues.

 
 

Dorothy Low L.Ac.

Dorothy is a deeply committed licensed physician of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Her holistic practice focuses on custom designed, personalized care for individuals and families, including pediatric patients. She practices a gentle style of Japanese acupuncture and Meridian balancing. Her Complete Care may  include massage, cupping, and other modalities, and recommendations including lifestyle / nutrition counseling, and custom herbal formulas.

Dorothy is certified by the California Acupuncture Board and the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Dorothy supervises acupuncture treatments at the highly acclaimed Pediatric Pain Management Clinic. She has received extensive training in pain resolution, dermatology, autoimmune conditions, gut health, and cancer care, and has had great success in restoring her patients' health. 

 

Japanese Acupuncture

Japanese acupuncture uses a focused and gentle technique to identify both the symptoms and root-issues of patients’ ailments. Japanese acupuncture is safe, effective, and gentle; therefore, it is excellent for family and pediatric patient care. Patients are actively rather than passively involved in the process of finding the most effective acupuncture points for their specific needs.

 

The dynamism of Japanese acupuncture results in patients feeling an immediate change in symptoms, rather than having to wait for several treatments before experiencing the effects of acupuncture.

Acupuncture has been practiced in China and the Far East for thousands of years as an integral part of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  It is a safe and effective system of healing that can be used to treat people of all ages with a wide range of illnesses. 

According to Chinese philosophy, our physical health is dependant on the balanced flow of Qi, the universal life force.  The smooth flow of Qi can be disturbed by a number of factors, including emotional stress, anger, fear or grief, hereditary dispositions or outside influences such as poor nutrition, infection or trauma.

Since prehistoric times, the Chinese people have evolved a complex theoretical framework based on practical clinical experience to guide a trained acupuncturist to restore these imbalances by the insertion of very fine needles into energy-channels called meridians.  In this way an acupuncturist aims to stimulate the body's own healing power and restore the innate equilibrium and harmonious state of balance of the physical and emotional aspects that constitute health and wellbeing.

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