About 2018-11-25T23:12:05-08:00

Welcome To Rohnert Park Community Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine

Rohnert Park Community Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine provides accessible and affordable alternative healthcare in the form of community acupuncture. Patients remain clothed and relax on reclining chairs in a quiet, comfortable atmosphere.  Acupuncture and herbal medicines are used to alleviate pain and treat a wide variety of physical and mental conditions.

Located in Rohnert Park, the “friendly city”. Please see our Schedule for hours and location.

Carmen Pomares
Carmen PomaresLicensed Acupuncturist, MS Chinese Medicine

A little about me…

My name is Carmen Pomares. I am a licensed acupuncturist through the state of California. I grew up with a mother who introduced me to Chinese medicine (which I thought was crazy at the time). She gave me bitter and sweet herbs to help alleviate my colds and flu’s, and she brought me to a strong martial artist who healed my broken foot within 3 sessions. I was inspired by her and Chinese medicine.

Later I graduated from Academy of Chinese Culture Health and Sciences and obtained my Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine. During school I had the opportunity to study in China and followed the renowned Chinese herbalist Dr. Huang Huang of Nanjing, China.

I am currently employed at another community acupuncture clinic and through that facility I have seen hundreds of patients, giving me more experience than I anticipated after passing my licensure exam. I am forever grateful to my current workplace, my parents, friends, and husband who have helped me get to where I am.

I am also a mother of three.  I speak fluent Spanish. I am a current resident of Sonoma County. I love to laugh or smile, read, enjoy any kind of physical activity, breathe, and relax with my amazing family.

What to Expect

For new and returning patients :  Treatments costs are on a sliding scale $20-40 for each visit.

Please try to arrive 10 minutes early to fill out paperwork.

Patients are seated in ergonomic chairs that recline. We ask you to please wear loose clothing that may be rolled up because needles are inserted in the limbs (sometimes abdomen). There is no need to disrobe. We also kindly ask you to remove your shoes and place your personal belongings behind your chair.

Why Community Acupuncture?

In China, most acupuncture and herbal treatments are given in a community setting. Patients are able to come and stay as often as they like. Patients don’t need to get undressed.

Studies show that healing with others in a shared space magnifies the treatments.

Also, due to its affordability, patients are able to get as many treatments as they like, increasing the efficacy of the treatments.

What Acupuncture and Herbs can treat

Pain: shoulder, back, fibromyalgia, pain from sprains, fractures, pelvic, all types of pain

Respiratory Conditions: allergies, colds and flu, asthma, shortness of breath

Gastrointestinal: acid reflux, indigestion issues, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation

Mental Health: anxiety, busy mind, worry, anger, sadness, depression, stress

Sleep Disorders: insomnia, restless sleep, waking up early, etc.

Male and Female Menopause: night sweats, insomnia, low libido

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