Dr. Alexandre Yves Hillairet DAOM, Acupuncturist
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Dr. Alexandre Yves Hillairet DAOM

Acupuncturist

2660 E. Main Street Suite 202 Ventura CA, 93003

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Alexandre Hillairet is an acupuncturist practicing in Ventura, CA. Dr. Hillairet evaluates and treats patients based on the concepts of oriental medicine. Acupuncturists complete their evaluations by getting a patient history and looking at and touching the body. Then, they place very fine acupuncture needles into specific points on the body. Stimulating these points and nerves is how Dr. Hillairet treats the patients condition. Many of the bodys systems respond to acupuncture, and it can treat physical pain as well as emotional stress.

Education and Training

Santa Barbara College of Oriental Medicine Master's degree of Oriental Medicine 2004

Emperor's College of Oriental Medicine Doctorate of Oriental Medicine 2011

Provider Details

Male English, Spanish, French
Dr. Alexandre Yves Hillairet DAOM
Dr. Alexandre Yves Hillairet DAOM's Expert Contributions
  • Can you get acupuncture during pregnancy?

    Acupuncture is used in pregnancy to treat pain, nausea, and other conditions. It is usually recommended because there are no side effects. We have a lot of pregnant women who find relief from acupuncture. Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture help with stomach issues?

    Acupuncture and herbs can provide relief and cure many stomach or other digestive conditions. Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM. READ MORE

  • What pressure point relieves shoulder pain?

    It is difficult to inform about points that could relieve symptoms if we don't have a full medical history of the current condition. It is recommended to make an appointment with a provider to discuss all options. Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM. READ MORE

  • What pressure point relieves back pain?

    It is important to meet a professional to create the most appropriate prescription for your condition. Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM. READ MORE

  • Can you do too much acupressure?

    Acupressure means mechanical pressure on points, muscles... So, if a practitioner presses for too long or too much pressure it would have a non-therapeutic effect and it might inflame and injure the muscle tissue. A practitioner needs to develop a special skill to understand the human body. Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM. READ MORE

  • Is acupuncture good for sinus problems?

    Acupuncture offers relief to patients who are suffering from chronic sinusitis. Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM. READ MORE

  • What are the pressure points to relieve migraines?

    There are many different types of migraine, so we cannot provide this information. It is important to be evaluated by an acupuncturist before we can provide the appropriate prescription. Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture help the flu?

    We used to treat patients who were experiencing flu symptoms, however, since the Covid-19 pandemic, it is no longer possible. If a patient has a tendency to often get a cold, we recommend making an appointment when all symptoms have cleared up so we can start strengthening the immunity. Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM. READ MORE

  • How long does acupressure take to work?

    If the patient has an acute condition, it usually takes a short time to treat the issue. If the patient has a chronic condition, it might take months before seeing any positive results. Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM. READ MORE

  • How do you stop a toothache fast with acupressure?

    We are recommending that you make an appointment with your dentist. Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM. READ MORE

  • What are the acupuncture points for anxiety?

    It is important for the patient to have a consultation with an acupuncturist before writing an acupuncture prescription. Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture hit a nerve?

    Nerves are usually deep within the layers of the human body so it will take an unskilled practitioner to hit those areas. We usually recommend to contact a licensed acupuncturist that has been recommended by other patients. Sometimes, there is a sensation created during the needle insertion but it is just the way the body is responding but the nerve was not hit. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture help a clogged ear?

    Acupuncture can help to open the ear orifices and balance the inner tympanic pressure. Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture release trapped emotions?

    It is definitely a conversation that you need to have with your acupuncturist so he or she can better help you in treating your condition. Acupuncture helps with: PTSD, anxiety, depression and more... Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM. READ MORE

  • What happens to your body after acupuncture?

    The body remains the same after an acupuncture treatment. Such a procedure has minimal side effects, so it should not be any concern. Sometimes, a patient might feel more sore after the treatment and then after a day or two, symptoms decrease, sometimes, pain just decreases and some other times, it takes a few treatments to see positive results. Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM. READ MORE

  • How quickly does acupuncture work for back pain?

    It is difficult to determine how long it takes for the pain to go away because each patient is different, each injury is different and some conditions are more recent and others are older. However, it usually takes a shorter time for a condition that is fairly recent. Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM. READ MORE

  • Does acupuncture work on feet?

    Acupuncture works on all body parts. Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture help your vision?

    There are many reasons why someone has vision issues, and sometimes it requires the help of an optometrist or ophthalmologist. We recommend working with those specialists first, and then we can further discuss how to improve the vision. Acupuncture can definitely be beneficial to improve some of the patient's concerns. Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM. READ MORE

  • What is ear acupuncture good for?

    Some practitioners use ear acupuncture to treat the whole body and some others use it as complementary to other acupuncture modalities. It is often used to treat addictions. Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM. READ MORE

  • Can you get an infection from acupuncture?

    Acupuncturists follow strict clean needles technique regulations and they have to be certified to provide a care that is safe and protect the patient. By law, acupuncturists have to use disposable needles for each patient and each treatment. An infection can be caused by a bacteria or poor hygiene or if a patient is in poor health. Despite those conditions, it is extremely rare in acupuncture. Alexandre Hillairet, DAOM. READ MORE

Professional Memberships

  • National Board of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine  
  • California Board of Acupuncture  

Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors

  • Ventura Lions Club

Dr. Alexandre Yves Hillairet DAOM's Practice location

La Vie Acupuncture Clinic, Inc

2660 E. Main Street Suite 202 -
Ventura, CA 93003
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New patients: 805-798-4018
Fax: 805-643-0021

La Vie Acupuncture Clinic, Inc

22048 Sherman Way Suite 206 -
Canoga Park, CA 91303
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New patients: 818-307-6326

La Vie Acupuncture Clinic Inc

2660 E Main St Ste 202 -
Ventura, CA 93003
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New patients: 805-798-4018

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