Cherry David D OMD Lac
Acupuncture & Acupressure in Roseville, CA
The Acupuncture Clinics of Dr. David Cherry and Associates are a cooperative effort of licensed acupuncturists specializing the treatment of reproductive and women's health issues in Sacramento and Roseville, California. We're committed to helping couples achieve and maintain a healthy pregnancy and ultimately provide a healthy baby using the modalities of acupuncture and traditional Asian herbal medicine. While our acupuncturists are from divergent and varied backgrounds, each brings specialized clinical experience a unique standard of skill.
read moreRecently, a patient of ours was given a recommendation to discontinue her ongoing acupuncture treatment leading up to embryo transfer and during the 1st trimester of pregnancy. The patient was apparently told that she could be "over-stimulated" by acupuncture and to avoid it until after her first trimester. While we recognize that occasionally what patients hear and how they interpret it may be different, we did want to take an opportunity to clarify this point. To the best of our knowledge, there is no medical evidence that acupuncture has produced an "overstimulation" in a patient undergoing a frozen embryo transfer, or otherwise.
Acupuncture for Postpartum
read moreAs long as women have given birth, they have struggled with the effects of dropping hormone levels following childbirth. Our approach in treating postpartum recovery is to use herbs, acupuncture, moxibustion, and lifestyle suggestions with warmth and compassion, knowing that this is a challenging transition in a new mother's life. It has been understood in Asian that a woman sacrifices a great deal of "Qi" (energy) and "Blood" (blood and hormones) during the gestational process and is in a deficient state following childbirth.
Acupuncture for Menopause
read moreWe feel it is important to view menopause as a normal phase of each woman's life cycle. With the gradual cessation of the menstrual cycle, symptoms can be long and varied, including hot flashes, night sweats, memory loss, brain fog, insomnia, depression, anxiety, joint pain, heart palpitations, weight loss or gain, high blood pressure and headaches. Virtually all women experience some symptoms during this transition. Paradoxically, menopause can be the most empowering and enlightening period of the woman's life.
read moreI have nothing but great things to say about my experience with Dr. Swasti and Sylvia. I have been going to them for months in order to get pregnant and they continually provide comfort and support. They offer advice and suggestions to assist with fertility for myself and my husband. They also help assist with any ailments that come up during this experience including, headaches, nausea, neck strain, and anything else I complain about. I feel like I have a great team on my side to help with this emotional journey and they are like family to me now.
Frequently Asked Questions
read moreAcupuncture treatments generally do not hurt. The acupuncture needles used by our acupuncturists are extra thin and we use gentle insertion methods. We only use sterilized, disposable acupuncture needles. The needles are extremely thin and unlike a hypodermic needles do not have a beveled cutting edge and therefore are not painful. Some people report barely feeling the needle go in, and once the needles are in place, patients usually feel at ease and relaxed. Moxibustion is a traditional technique for activating acupuncture points on the body without using a needle.
read moreThe Walk of Hope is an annual event put on by RESOLVE in multiple cities across the country. RESOLVE is a national infertility association whose aim it is to raise awareness about infertility and provide support groups for the various aspects of dealing with infertility.
read moreHas your doctor or midwife told you to stop taking herbs or to not use herbs, especially Dang Gui (sometimes spelled Dongquai) during pregnancy? There are instances where herbal medicine can be safe and beneficial. However, it is best to only use herbs or herbal formulas recommended by a licensed acupuncturist or certified herbalist that.
read moreBuilding The Imune System In oriental medicine, the concept of blood includes understanding the inherent energy within the blood. Blood is created in part from nutrients derived from the digestive tract (spleen, stomach, pancreas, small intestine). Blood is formed when these nutrients are combined with the kidney jing. The body's jing is stored in the. Why would you have a week immune system? One word: STRESS! Stress is the most common cause of weak immunity and has been linked to increased risk of heart disease, strokes, cancer and a list of other diseases.