San Diego Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine
Rick Peterson MSTOM, L.Ac.
Rick brings a deep sense of compassion and understanding to his patients and their symptoms.
He enjoys treating a variety of internal and external disorders. His main focus is in the treatment of menstrual disorders, addiction,migraines, arthritis, digestive complaints, and various musculoskeletal and neurological disorders.
Rick integrates his extensive study in Traditional Chinese Medicine with orthopedic physical assessment techniques to effectively treat various acute and chronic muscular pain.
He also integrates various types of myofascial release and facilitated muscle stretching techniques into his treatments.
He is passionate about herbal medicine and prescribes specialized formulas to address specific patterns in order to treat and prevent illness.
Rick educates his patients on various exercises that promote proper body dynamics and also provides nutritional advice to patients to speed in the recovery process and increase vitality. Rick is a graduate of The Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego.