About Dr.Heidi Fu
grew up in China, and came from traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) family background. At age 17 she was admitted to the Chinese Air Force Medical School and studied both Eastern and Western Medicine, she is a California Board licensed Acupuncturist (LAc.), Herbalist and Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine who studied both Eastern and Western medicine. She holds a Bachelors degree in Nursing (RN) and The Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) from the Air Force Medical University in China and Five Branches University in California.
Dr. Fu completed her clinical training at the Air Force General Hospital in Beijing and multiple TCM universities in China, and Five Branches University in California, Zhe Jiang Chinese Medical University in Huang Zhou China, Zhe Jiang Chinese Medicine Hospital in Haung Zhou China, HuNan Chinese Medicial Hospital China and Nan Jing Qin Huai Chinese Medicine Hospital in Nan Jing China. She practices TCM with compassion. She loves having positive impact on people's lives. She is a Pain and Fertility Specialist, a professional Member of RESOLVE - The National Infertility Association, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, and a Certified American Heart Association CPR instructor.
"Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine vs Western Medicine for Infertility Treatments"
and DAOM Graduation Photo
Dr. Fu has more than 17 years of clinical experience treating patients ranging from ages 3 to 87 years old. She has treated a wide spectrum of health issues with great success. Specific interests include women's health, infertility, Men's Health, pain management and mental wellbeing. She endorses facial cosmetic acupuncture treatment as a natural alternative to Botox.
Dr. Fu believes in an individual and integrated approach to each patient, enhancing the body's natural ability to heal through a positive lifestyle, healthy diet, and personal development. Committed to providing the best possible quality of care for her patients, she is a strong supporter of preventive care, combining the best features of Eastern and Western medicine to offer the highest quality healing
黃帝內經 Huang Di Nei Jing:
“The superior physician prevents the disease;
The mediocre physician attends to impending disease;The inferior physician treats the actual disease.”
In Western Medicine the body is seen as a machine, you try to fix a broken part or take it out. In Chinese Medicine, the body is seen as a garden. If the leaves are wilting or turning brown, you examine the condition of the soil, see if the plant is getting enough water & sun or if the roots are being impinged upon. You don’t just paint the leaves green! ~ From the classic book on Chinese Medicine, "Between Heaven and Earth".
TCM 5 elements, Wood, Fire, Earth, Water, Metal: Can you tell which is which?
According to ancient Chinese wisdom, diet is one of the most important factors in Well-Being. Certain foods can cause imbalance in the body and should be avoided so as not to create a yin or yang deficiency.
Dr. Fu is fluent in English and Chinese. She enjoys TaiChi, QiGong, meditation, international travel, nature, and the martial arts.
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About Gaines Frazier LAc, MSTCM
Gaines Frazier is originally from the east coast of Virginia where he received a Bachelors degree in Environmental Science from the University of Virginia. He continued to pursue these interests by working for the Hawaii Wildlife Fund in Maui, where he suffered a knee sprain that forced him to wear a brace during any activity. Through yoga and movement classes, he was advised that the injury was in fact rooted in his hips. Using this information to resolve the injury sparked a powerful interest in body awareness and dynamics. Shortly after, he was introduced to an Acupuncturist who further inspired his journey. He then began a year of in depth research and education, finally deciding to pursue a career in the healing arts.
Gaines received his Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine at Five Branches University in Santa Cruz, California. He thrives in working with a diagnostic system analogous to the natural systems he previously studied. Additionally, he is trained in the manual therapies of shiatsu, tuina, polarity and Swedish massage, which he incorporates as a diagnostic tool in his practice. He specializes in acute and chronic pain management and orthopedic issues. As an intern, he has worked with the Mental Health Care Action Network (MHCAN) treating the psychosomatic manifestation of disease, particularly stress and anxiety. Gaines believes in creating a calm and safe environment, as deep relaxation is where true healing takes place.
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