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Our Staff

Julia R. Moen, D.C.

Dr. Julia Moen is one of 5 children born into a family of Medical Doctors. She is originally from Chicago and received her undergraduate degree in Sports Medicine and Exercise Physiology. In undergraduate school, Dr. Julia was a student athletic trainer and worked alongside all the sports teams. Dr. Julia was an All-American field hockey player and captain of her team in college.

Dr. Julia, prior to attending Chiropractic School, volunteered in Medical Clinics in Bangladesh and Ecuador where she received hands on experience in medicine. She has experience working in physical therapy departments, aquatics and on land as well as an orthopedic surgeon's assistant who specialized in knees and shoulders.

For graduate school, Dr. Julia attended Cleveland Chiropractic College of Los Angeles. Dr. Julia graduated Salutatorian and was the clinic excellence award winner. She also received special recognition for her volunteer work while in clinic, where she treated patients in collaboration with medical facilities at USC and Venice Family Clinic. Dr. Julia was in Sports Council, a member of the Student hearing board, and a Student Council Officer. Also, while in school, Dr. Julia worked and traveled with the semi-pro football team, the Long Beach Lions, as their team intern doctor. Dr. Julia is a board member of a non profit company, sensory research center and a published author.

Diane Kim, L. Ac

Diane Kim is a Licensed Acupuncturist and a Clinical Herbalist. She is a passionate practitioner dedicated to holistic care and is committed to improving the understanding and acceptance of Asian Medicine as a part of oneís well being. Diane addresses the needs of the whole body to maintain the balance between Yin and Yang. She is genuinely concerned for the patientís physical, emotional, and mental health.

Diane earned her undergraduate degree from The University of California, Los Angeles, for Fine Arts. She then received her Masterís degree in Acupuncture and Asian Medicine from Southern California University of Health Sciences. She has been serving the South Bay for the past 4 years.

List of services:

INITIAL CONSULTATION, ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT AND NECESSARY MODALITIES $110

The initial consultation will be an assessment of your medical history, review of your diet and lifestyle, and an evaluation of your health. Diane will explain your current condition according to the traditional Chinese medicine theories- Yin Yang, Five Element, etc. She will then make recommendations for a treatment plan. The initial visit will last approximately 90 minutes.

ACUPUNCTURE AND NECESSARY MODALITIES $85

Acupuncture visits entail a progress assessment, an acupuncture treatment and modalities that support the patientís treatment plan. An acupuncture visit will last approximately 60 minutes.

MODALITIES Included

The modalities listed below are treatments that are included with an acupuncture session. Diane will choose the modality most needed for your treatment plan. Modalities usually follow an acupuncture treatment.

  • Moxa
  • Fire Cupping
  • Moving Cupping
  • Magnets
  • Other

 

About Our Massage Therapists

Dana has been working in the healing arts industry for 6 years and received her massage training at Emperor's College of Oriental Medicine. She has knowledge and experience with modalities such as Physical Therapist Aid, Pregnancy Massage, Deep Tissue, and Shiatsu and also attended the Upledger Institute to receive her certification as a Level I Therapist in CranioSacral. Dana aspires to use her talents to help people of all ages and physical activity to improve the quality of their life, increase mobility, decrease pain, and to improve their overall well-being. She continues her education with the Hellerwork Institute of Structural Integration and she will be certified in 2009.

 

Kara Mirarchi has been a part of the healing arts industry since 2005. Kara received her bachelor's degree from the University of N.Carolina where she played division I soccer. Kara would then decide to go home to Boston and pursue a career as a Massage Therapist. After finishing her education at the Palmer School of Massage & Bodywork in Salem Massachusetts, Kara joined the USA Women's National Soccer team as their sports massage therapist. Kara traveled with the team for three years including the FIFA Women's World Cup in China in 2007. Following her career with the team, Kara paired up with multiple Sports Performance clinics in the South Bay doing bodywork for athletes preparing for Olympic trials. Kara is trained in Kinesio taping and incorporates it in her treatment. In 2008 Kara joined the teaching staff at Everest College where she is still currently instructing the massage therapy program. Kara has most recently been recognized as a Medical Massage Therapist through her work with Dr. Ross Turchaninov who teaches a cutting edge curriculum on the science of massage. Medical Massage and manual therapy is now being used by physicians and in hospitals all over the country. Kara is one of only a few practitioners currently trained and practicing in medical massage in the South Bay. Kara is nationally certified and continues to persevere in her field concentrating on the clinical benefits of massage.

"The treatment of any chronic disorder of the human body has to include the appropriate method of massage therapy" - Prof. A.M. Aksenova, MD.,(1998), Russia