Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine in Oakland
Welcome to Perfect Wisdom Acupuncture & Herbs
~ Because the wisdom of the body is perfect ~
Prajna Paramita Choudhury, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M.
Health is a journey, not an end point. It is about the choices we make in each moment about how we care for ourselves given the ever-changing circumstances we face. At Perfect Wisdom Acupuncture and Herbs, I provide highly individualized and attentive care. My intention is to be a gentle, compassionate, and knowledgeable partner with my patients on their own personal journeys of healing and wellness.
About Traditional Chinese Medicine:
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a complete medical system which seeks to restore the body, mind, and spirit to balance. It is the most safe, effective, natural, and time-tested medicine on the planet, treating the whole person, not just the disease. Chinese medical diagnosis involves investigating the chief symptoms and overall bodily function, as well as examination of the tongue, pulse, complexion, and general constitution and make up of each patient. Treatment methods include:
- diet and lifestyle review and adjustment,
- herbal medicine,
- qi gong exercise, and
- tui-na massage.
Chinese Medicine is used to maintain health and treat all kinds of ailments. This includes:
- colds, flus, and other acute infections (urinary, digestive, etc.)
- digestive problems
- gynecological issues, including PMS and menopausal symptoms
- emotional imbalance, including insomnia, depression, and anxiety
- immune system dysfunction, including immune compromise, allergies, and auto-immune disorders
- skin problems
- acute or chronic pain
- chronic diseases – to lessen the side effects of biomedical treatments and to maintain health/ slow disease progression
and many other ailments. It is also used for:
- facial rejuvenation and
- enhancing fertility.