Bye Bye Back Pain

Chances are… you or someone you love and care about is suffering from back pain RIGHT NOW. Sciatica – Arthritis – Herniated Disc – or even worse… the DREADED Degenerative Disc Disease    Let’s be frank… ALL back pain sucks. … Continue reading

In-Network Provider

Make the most of your health insurance.

Make the most of your health insurance.

We are happy to announce that we have jumped through all the hoops and are now in-network with the major health insurance providers in the area: Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, Cigna, Sutter Health, United Health Care, American Specialty Health and Kaiser. We are on the MPNs for Workers Comp insurance for Republic Indemnity, Liberty Mutual and Corvel. Most other Workers Comp insurance is accepted.

With the Affordable Care Act in full swing you should be happy to know that your insurance policy should have some acupuncture coverage. We are happy to check your benefits and talk to you about what those benefits are. Not all conditions are covered. We know what questions to ask and how to bill to get the most benefit from your policy.

Please call Debra Gorman Acupuncture Clinic at the Optimal Health Center in Santa Rosa today so we can get you on the road to feeling better as soon as possible. 707-284-1402

What About Cancer?

I have received 3 calls in the last month from people who are interested in my perspective about cancer. The short answer is, acupuncture and chinese medicine treat the person, not the disease. What about functional medicine? Same thing. I … Continue reading

5 Things to Do Before Year-End

1. See a doctor if you’ve met your deductible. The average deductible has almost doubled since 2006, reaching $1,135 in 2013 according to reports from Kaiser Family Foundation. If you’ve hit yours this year or you’re close, schedule elective procedures … Continue reading

Gluten is in WHAT??

20 years ago I discovered I was highly reactive to wheat. I suffered from intractable headaches for years before I considered giving up wheat. I wasn’t convinced that wheat was a problem for me. It was tricky  because my headaches … Continue reading

Aging Gracefully

Here is a lovely page to inspire you about the aging process. Aging is natural. I can help you do it with health and grace with acupuncture, facial rejuvenation acupuncture, nutrition and lifestyle counseling. Click here for inspiration.

The Future of Acupuncture in CA

Acupuncture Added As Essential Health Benefit in California Section 3502 of the PPACA, aka “Obamacare”, states that primary health care practitioners must “provide coordination of the appropriate use of complementary and alternative (CAM) services to those who request such services.” On … Continue reading