David Chen L.Ac., SME
Acupuncturist14632 Whittier Boulevard Whittier CA, 90605
David Chen is an acupuncturist practicing in Whittier, CA. Dr. Chen 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. Chen treats the patients condition. Many of the body's systems respond to acupuncture, and it can treat physical pain as well as emotional stress. Dr. Chen has been practicing since 1978. The goal of our office is to provide the best services and the most affordable cost.
Education and Training
National Defense Medical College Field Surgeon 1968
International Acupuncture College L.Ac., DOM 1974
David Chen L.Ac., SME's Expert Contributions
Good afternoon, 1. Received. Thank you. 2. Acupuncture does help muscle knots, but muscle knots can be caused by different abnormalities. You need to talk to your acupuncturist to check it and go from there. 3. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at (562) 698-3008. Thank you. David READ MORE
Good afternoon, 1. Received. Thank you. 2. Acupuncture does help headaches but again headaches has 5 differentiations. One of them is high blood pressure. You need to talk to your family doctor or your acupuncturist to make sure the headaches are not caused by hypertension and acupuncture will benefit you. 3. If you shall have any questions please feel free to contact me at (562)698-3008. David READ MORE
Good afternoon, 1. Received. Thank you. 2. Migraines can be fixed with medication, but please contact your family doctor for further information. 3. Acupuncture and chinese herbal medicine can also fix migraines. Please contact your acupuncture practitioner. 4. If you shall have any questions please feel free to contact me at (562) 698-3008. David READ MORE
Good afternoon, 1. Received. Thank you. 2. Western medicine, Chinese medicine, acupuncture is all effective to treat migraines. 3. Please talk to your family doctor or your acupuncturist to find out which method is best for your condition. 4. If you shall have any questions, please feel free to call me at (562) 698-3008. David READ MORE
Acupuncture does help back pain. Usually, it takes from 2 to 6 treatments to see the results, because lower back pain has 5 differentiations it might take longer. READ MORE
Acupuncture does help the back nerve pain, but please also contact your acupuncturist or your family doctor to make sure the back nerve pain is not caused by some situation that needs other kind of treatment, ie. a tumor, or severe herniation. READ MORE
There are a couple of sets of healing points to relieve the headache. It all depends on which part of your head hurts ie: temple area E.G. 4, G.B. 34, frontal headache STO 36, LI 11, back of the neck area UB 40 60. Headaches might be caused by different reasons. Your best solution is to contact your family doctor or your acupuncturist to find out the real cause and avoid complications. READ MORE
Good-afternoon, 1. Received. Thank you. 2. Acupuncture will help respiratory problem. Please contact your family doctor or your acupuncturist to make sure there's no complications of your respiratory problem. If you shall have any questions, please feel free to call me at (562)698-3008. David READ MORE
Acupuncture will work well for chronic sinusitis. READ MORE
Good afternoon, 1. Noted, thank you. 2. Yes, acupuncture will help lower back pain, but talk to your acupuncturist or your family doctor to make sure there's no other complications causing the lower back problem. 3. READ MORE
Good afternoon, 1. Noted, thank you. 2. Cirrhosis can be caused by numerous reasons, acupuncture can treat most of the causes but talk to your family doctor or acupuncture practitioner before you start the treatment. 3. READ MORE
Good morning, 1. Noted. Thank you. 2. Acupuncture treatment will help ankle pain, but talk to your acupuncture practitioner before you start the treatment and make sure there's no other complications causing the ankle pain ie. fracture in the ankle. David READ MORE
Yes, acupuncture does help liver detox. READ MORE
The acupuncture points for diabetes are as follows: SP6, SP9, SP10, STO 36, STO 34, and CON 8. Diabetes has five differentiations. Your best bet is to talk to your acupuncturist. READ MORE
Acupuncture treatment for weight control usually recommends patients have treatment once a week. READ MORE
Good afternoon, 1. Happy Holiday Season. 2. The basic acupuncture points for weight control are as follows: a.STO36, b.SP6 and SP9, c. LI11, d. CON11 3. If you talk to a local acupuncturist for acupuncture treatment so you can get a better result. 4. If you shall have any questions, feel free to call (562) 698-3008. David READ MORE
Good afternoon, 1. Received, thank you. 2. Acupuncture does help rotator cuff pain, but if it's torn of rotator cuff then it's not going to help. Please talk to your acupuncturist to find out the cause for the rotator cuff pain. 3. If you shall have any questions, please feel free to call (562) 698-3008. Happy Holiday Season, David READ MORE
Good afternoon, 1. Received, thank you. 2. Acupuncture does help tight tendons, but tight tendons have 5 different diagnoses. Your best bet is to contact your local acupuncturist and also discuss this question with them. 3. If you shall have any questions, please feel free to call me at (562) 698-3008. David READ MORE
From my medical experience of 43 years, I believe acupuncture treatment and chiropractor treatment both benefit patients a lot. Both can help with migraine headaches. It is your decision to make. READ MORE
Good-morning, 1. Received. Thank you. 2. The acupressure points for foot pain are as followed: LV3, KI1,KI3, UB60, UB57. 3. Please contact your acupuncture practitioner for follow up treatment. 4. If you shall have any questions, please feel free to contact me at (562)698-3008. David READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Resolution 2018 California Assembly
- Outstanding 40 year Service 2017 City of Whittier
- Volunteer Work 2017 World Journal
- Outstanding service as President 2017 United Acupuncture Association
- Outstanding teaching professor for USC residency 2017 USC PIH
- Certificate of recognition for contribution in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine 2017 California Assembly
- Volunteer International Buddhist Progress Society 2016 Hsi Lai Temple
- Patient Choice Winner 2015 Opencare
- Dedication in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine 2010 United States Congress
- Volunteer Award 2008 YMCA Whittier
- Services to the Community 2007 LA County
- National Leadership Award 2006 United States Congress
- Commencement Speaker 2006 Southern California University of Health Science
- Outstanding Professor 2006 Rio Honda College
- Outstanding Services 2003 Engineer Board, State of California
- Volunteer Work 2000 Norwalk High School
- Outstanding teaching professor for USC residency 1998 USC PIH
- Volunteer Work 1995 Costa Mesa Senior Center
- Outstanding Services as Expert Witness 1995 San Bernardino's District Attorney's Office
- Outstanding Service on Acupuncture Board 1994 Governor Pete Wilson
- Outstanding Service to the Acupuncture Board Profession and Public 1991 State of California Acupuncture Commitee
- Outstanding Services 1987 Who's Who Historic Society
- United Acupuncture Association
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