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Ms. Catherine Jane Burns, L. AC.

Acupuncturist

Dr. Catherine Jane Burns L. AC. is a top Acupuncturist in Los Altos, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Catherine Jane Burns L. AC. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Catherine Jane Burns L. AC. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Catherine Jane Burns L. AC. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Los Altos, CA, Dr. Catherine Jane Burns L. AC. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
28 years Experience
Ms. Catherine Jane Burns, L. AC.
  • Los Altos, CA
  • SF College of Acupuncture
  • Accepting new patients

Should I go for dry needling or acupuncture?

This is a very interesting question. Acupuncturists go to Graduate School or Doctorate School and must pass National or State licensing exams. Physical therapists, chiropractors, READ MORE
This is a very interesting question. Acupuncturists go to Graduate School or Doctorate School and must pass National or State licensing exams. Physical therapists, chiropractors, and others take a few hour weekend classes to do "dry needling." The depth of acupuncture study, differential diagnosis and point prescriptions require deep knowledge that cannot be attained in a short time. Acupuncturists also need 50 continuing education classes every 2 years to maintain our license.

Is there a treatment for bronchitis in acupuncture?

Yes, acupuncture, herbs, and qigong movements can help. Also boost his immune system so that the bronchitis does not return

Does acupuncture work for anxiety?

Another great reason to have acupuncture. The acupuncturist would need to make a differential diagnosis to get to the root cause and treat accordingly.

I have a migraine problem. Should I see an acupuncturist?

Acupuncture is very good for migraines.

Can acupuncture help treat thyroid imbalance?

There are protocols for treating hypo- and hyper-thyroid, as well as herbal supplements and dietary suggestions.

Will I have to get acupuncture throughout my life?

Acute issues resolve quickly. Chronic issues may take longer, but many people get results quickly. If a flare-up occurs, then return for a visit. "Lifelong commitment' does READ MORE
Acute issues resolve quickly. Chronic issues may take longer, but many people get results quickly. If a flare-up occurs, then return for a visit. "Lifelong commitment' does not mean you have to be treated forever, but for wellness and stability sometimes a seasonal or annual check up is worthwhile.

Can I go to an acupuncturist to get rid of my abdominal pain?

Absolutely. You will be asked several questions to help determine the cause. There is a tried and true acupuncture point prescription for stomach acid.

Can an acupuncturist help me with my GERD?

Great success with helping rid GERD. We would also discuss diet, stress factors, and other areas to eliminate the problem

Can acupuncture treatment go wrong?

Very little risk with acupuncture from a trained professional. There really is no "wrong point" as point prescriptions follow specific rules. People often think if they have ie: READ MORE
Very little risk with acupuncture from a trained professional. There really is no "wrong point" as point prescriptions follow specific rules. People often think if they have ie: "shoulder pain" the treatment will be in the shoulder itself. Not necessarily true! Distal points often have better effects.

Is acupuncture effective in treating blood related problems like anemia?

Acupuncture can help, as well as Traditional Herb Formulas that have been used for hundreds of years and researched by modern medicine.

I have headaches frequently. Can acupuncture treatment help?

Acupuncture is great for headaches. We need to determine the area, cause, and severity to make a differential diagnosis for the best treatment plan

How long does the effect of acupuncture last?

Chronic issues require more treatment then acute problems like catching a cold. Herbs are also great. Make sure your Acupuncturist knows gynecological points.