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Qisheng Guan, LI AC. , O.M.D

Acupuncturist

Dr. Qisheng Guan LI AC. , O.M.D is a top Acupuncturist in Santa barbara, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Qisheng Guan LI AC. , O.M.D is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Qisheng Guan LI AC. , O.M.D is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Qisheng Guan LI AC. , O.M.D is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Santa barbara, CA, Dr. Qisheng Guan LI AC. , O.M.D is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
41 years Experience
Qisheng Guan, LI AC. , O.M.D
  • Santa barbara, CA
  • Beijing University of Chinese Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Is it normal to feel worse after acupuncture?

Yes, sometimes that happens. Related to body condition, age, sensitivity, and how much medicine you are taking.

Is acupuncture for your neck safe?

Yes, of course, but you need to go to a qualified practitioner. With continuous sessions of treatment, your neck pain can be gone.

Is it normal to have a headache after acupuncture?

It is not normal, but sometimes that may happen. Do not worry about that and just report it to your acupuncturist.

Does acupuncture hurt?

Not really. It is much less painful than people think.

What should you do after an acupuncture session?

If you can get a couple of hours rest, that would be good.

Should I drink water after acupuncture?

Yes, if you feel like it. But not a necessary procedure.

Can acupuncture help with chronic pain?

Yes, but the effects will differ whether it is a physical or mental pain.

Does acupuncture relieve arthritis pain?

Yes, of course. Not only relieve, but can gradually and clinically cure it.

Can I do electroacupuncture if I have titanium plates?

Titanium is electrically conductive, so electric stimulation cannot go through the place with titanium or evening close to the place with titanium. Also, it depends on how important READ MORE
Titanium is electrically conductive, so electric stimulation cannot go through the place with titanium or evening close to the place with titanium. Also, it depends on how important to use electric acupuncture for your condition. By the way, electric stimulation with titanium plates is not considered electric acupuncture (no needle involved).

Should I consider acupuncture for anemia?

Yes, you can try acupuncture for your anemia. Acupuncture is not aimed for boosting your iron, but to improve your metabolism, improve your digestion and absorption, as a result READ MORE
Yes, you can try acupuncture for your anemia. Acupuncture is not aimed for boosting your iron, but to improve your metabolism, improve your digestion and absorption, as a result to treat your anemia. Also very important:

1. Chinese herbal supplements are very successful for this, so finding a good doctor who has a good background with Chinese herbs is another important choice.
2. improving your diet is very necessary, too.

Will acupuncture help my knee pain?

Yes, acupuncture is one of the important choice for knee pain. Taking pills is never a good idea, because it may only relieve the symptom but not treat the problem.

When should I get acupuncture treatment for fertility?

it depends. Infertility is related to different reasons, so you and your husband need a complete analysis before acupuncture (or herbal combination) is given.

Is an achy feeling normal in acupuncture?

Yes, it is very normal to have an acupuncture treatment, specially when you get a "regular normal" Chinese acupuncture for pains. This sensation can last a couple of hours to READ MORE
Yes, it is very normal to have an acupuncture treatment, specially when you get a "regular normal" Chinese acupuncture for pains. This sensation can last a couple of hours to one or two days, depending on the body constitution and previous administration of pain killers.

How can acupuncture help my lower back pain?

If you go to an acupuncturist, he/she will be able to explain how acupuncture works. Tuina (Chinese medical massage), cupping, and acupuncture are all good for it.

My son has awful shoulder pain. How can I help him?

9 year old kid are growing quickly and may have some joint pains, but your son's should pains may come from injury from sports, and that will take time to heal. Besides resting, READ MORE
9 year old kid are growing quickly and may have some joint pains, but your son's should pains may come from injury from sports, and that will take time to heal. Besides resting, Acupuncture, cupping and Chinese Tuina (medical massage) will be very helpful for speeding up the healing, shorten the recovery time.

Should I go for dry needling or acupuncture?

Definitely, you should go to a person who has knowledge of Chinese medicine and acupuncture. Dry needling is given by somebody legally allowed to do acupuncture, but they do not READ MORE
Definitely, you should go to a person who has knowledge of Chinese medicine and acupuncture. Dry needling is given by somebody legally allowed to do acupuncture, but they do not know about the acupuncture system and combination of points. It's like going to somebody who's totally blind with this science.