Santa Barbara Acupuncture

What I treat using acupuncture: Week 5/11/2019 Cases

By Tona Marquez on May 15, 2019 at 06:59 PM in Santa Barbara Acupuncture

This series of posting demonstrates what types of cases I treat using Dr Tan's Balance Method Acupuncture. Please check future postings to see samples of the variety of cases I treat using acupuncture.

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Try Acupuncture! OK... but when am I going to start feeling better?

Try Acupuncture! OK... but when am I going to start feeling better?
By Tona Marquez on Sep 06, 2017 at 05:50 PM in Santa Barbara Acupuncture

How long does it take to feel the results of acupuncture? How do you know acupuncture is working? When am I going to start feeling better? Everyday more patients are discovering acupuncture can help them. But they need to know how quickly they should expect to feel a result.

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Drink plenty of water after acupuncture! But why?

Drink plenty of water after acupuncture! But why?
By Tona Marquez on May 02, 2017 at 08:57 PM in Santa Barbara Acupuncture, Santa Barbara Alternative Healing

So what are you supposed to do after getting acupuncture. Drink lots of water? Meditate and rest? Eat certain foods? Actually none of the above is really the right answer. Learn from my patients what works best for them to get the best results after each acupuncture session.

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Yep! Acupuncture helps morning sickness and nausea all day long

By Tona Marquez on Nov 12, 2016 at 10:53 PM in Santa Barbara Acupuncture

Nausea is horrible. Nausea or Morning Sickness that goes on all day is even worse. And it's even worse when it lasts into and through the evening. My patients have seen tremendously good results using Balance Method Acupuncture and have been able to say, "Bye Bye Morning Sickness".

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Easing cramping, bloating, pain of Chrohn's Disease

Easing cramping, bloating, pain of Chrohn's Disease
By Tona Marquez on Sep 16, 2016 at 07:57 PM in Santa Barbara Acupuncture

Getting relief from cramping and abdominal pain related to Chrohn's disease is something all patients desire. Acupuncture may provide that relief.

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Acupuncture providing relief from Fibromyalgia

By Tona Marquez on Jul 07, 2016 at 05:42 AM in Santa Barbara Acupuncture, Santa Barbara Alternative Healing

Get relief from Fibromyalgia symptoms like pain, muscle stiffness, headaches, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) symptoms using acupuncture.

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Ewwww!!! Needles.... Yikes!

Ewwww!!! Needles.... Yikes!
By Tona Marquez on Jul 03, 2016 at 03:17 AM in Santa Barbara Acupuncture

The idea of settling into a comfy chair with needles all over ya freaks out a lot of people. It's one of the main reasons American's don't want to try acupuncture. If your are one of those people, then honestly, acupuncture may not be for you. Or is it??? You'd be surprised how a good acupuncturist can help you through some easy steps so you can start feeling better and getting better.

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Plantar Faciiitis Relief with Acupuncture

By Tona Marquez on Nov 19, 2015 at 02:55 PM in Santa Barbara Acupuncture

Acupuncture provides relief for sore, aching, painful feet as a result of Plantar Faciitis. Foot pain is felt with each step. Tonahealing blog explains how Balance Method Acupuncture can help moderate foot pain as a result of plantar faciitis so that your next step can be pain free.

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How many acupuncture treatments will I need?

How many acupuncture treatments will I need?
By Tona Marquez on Jul 03, 2015 at 01:40 PM in Santa Barbara Acupuncture

Patients commonly ask, "How many acupuncture treatments will I need?" Here you will learn how to answer this question for yourself so that you can take control of your healing process and get the results you want. Learn the 3 stages of Acupuncture care from getting relief, healing the root cause, and Maintaining and staying your best!

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Acupuncture for stress with tension

Acupuncture for stress with tension
By Tona Marquez on Jun 24, 2015 at 10:47 AM in Santa Barbara Acupuncture

When stress tightens neck and shoulder muscles creating knots and pain - Balance Method Acupuncture can help bring instant relief. Two Santa Barbara patients walked in feeling stressed out with knots, pain and neck and shoulder tension - but walked out feeling "Much better!"

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