Katarina Ryan M.S., L.Ac., DNBAO, is a licensed Acupuncturist in the state of California. She is a highly motivated holistic medicine practitioner with a Masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Samra University. She is the founder of Acupuncture Therapeutics, Katarina Ryan, L.Ac.
She has extensive experience in the treatment of neuromusculoskeletal problems. She has over 23 years of clinical experience in neuromuscular therapy. She has preformed 10,000+ treatments working with various issues; injuries (chronic and acute) and sports related problems.
Now with 17 years of clinical acupuncture experience under her belt she continues to treat neuro-physical problems using various Traditional Chinese Medical modalities such as; acupuncture, electrical stimulation, cupping, moxabustion and tui-na massage. She administers Chinese herbal prescriptions as well.
Katarina has completed her post graduate education (300+ hrs) in Acupuncture Orthopedics held at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA. She is board certified by the prestigious National Board of Acupuncture Orthopedics (NBAO) and part of a small procent of licensed acupuncturists nationwide who has this specialization.
Katarina has special education and certification in cosmetic facial acupuncture. She is trained by acupuncturist Mary Elizabeth Wakefield who is one of the leading proponents of facial acupuncture and related techniques in the world today. She is one of only a select few US acupuncturists, including Jeffrey Yuen, to have been awarded the title of Educator of the Year by the American Association of Oriental Medicine (AAAOM), for her contributions to the field of Oriental medicine as a teacher, creator of innovative treatment protocols, writer for acupuncture periodicals, and advocate of acupuncture in the national media.
Hiroko Ogura, L.Ac, ACN is a licensed Acupuncturist and applied clinical nutritionist.
Hiroko received a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine degree from Dongguk University Los Angeles (formerly Dongguk Royal University) and has been practicing acupuncture and herbal medicine for 11 years.
She specializes in pain management (muscular skeletal problem,) PMS, menopause and other women’s health problems, digestive issues and hormonal imbalances.
Hiroko worked as an herbalist specializing in tonic herb teas at a Chinese herb store in Beverly Hills. She recommended herbal supplements to improve a variety of illnesses and made custom design herbal drinks to improve general health of her patients.
Hiroko expanded her knowledge in nutrition by completing her certification in Applied Clinical Nutrition (ACN) from Southern California University of Health Sciences. This certificate enabled her to develop her professional skills in western holistic nutritional strategies to be added to her previous knowledge about Chinese herbal formulas. This powerful combination allows Hiroko to address most of her patients needs effectively.
Hiroko Ogura, L.Ac., ACN, is independently contracted and works as an Independent Contractor at Acupuncture Therapeutics. You can use the Online Scheduling system or call /email the office to access her schedule