our approach

how we provide relief from Back Pain

At Weng’s Acupuncture & Herbs Clinic in San Diego, we employ a combination of time-honored techniques to provide effective relief from back pain. Recognizing the unique nature of each individual’s pain, we adopt a natural approach, primarily using acupuncture to target specific meridians, which not only addresses the localized pain but also treats the root causes. Tui Na massage is employed to relax the muscles, enhance circulation, and improve mobility around the affected area. Additionally, herbal formulations are prescribed to restore internal balance, further assisting in pain relief and muscle relaxation. Every therapeutic intervention is tailored to the specific needs of the patient, ensuring optimal results and holistic healing.

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Ted George
December 10, 2022

Always a very pleasant and relaxing experience

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Amy Biliunas
October 26, 2022
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Krut Mann
June 30, 2023

Life changing!! Best service, ever!!

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Gail Rugee
March 18, 2023
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Raquel Rodriquez
August 18, 2021

My visits are always successful. Even when my traditional doctor fails to offer solutions. I know Weng’s will do the job! They are my first choice every time!

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Mary Robinson
September 25, 2021

I love this place! Such a great vibe with amazing healers. I've had 10 sessions and have seen amazing progress with multiple issues I have suffered with for years! THANK YOU!

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Dave Guarnotta
April 30, 2023
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sean mcdermott
November 11, 2023

There is no better place to come for caring; empathetic pain relief I have been coming here for more than 25 years🙏🙏🙏

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Tracy Whitt
July 25, 2022

Professional and relaxing with purpose. My hope is that this practice makes a big longterm difference with the ringing in my ears. The experience has been wonderful every time.

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Ninfa -c-Romero
September 12, 2018
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Marco Mendoza
June 10, 2018

I've been dealing with pain for 10 years trying to find a place that can help and I am soo happy someone recommended Dr Weng.. not only has she help with pain she has become a strong influence on my healing process and she teaches life lessons I look forward to my sessions weekly..

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Lurene Clarke
September 12, 2021

As always Wonderful!

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Edward Smith
May 9, 2023

Dr. Vivian is truly a miracle worker. Stop taking NSAIDs or pain medication, she will heal you. She and her staff, Wendy, Finley and Ashley are THE nicest people and help to make the experience relaxing and rejuvenating. I urge you to give it a try. It's a wonderful gift to give yourself!

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Beckie Garcia
July 27, 2022

I am on 21 years with Wengs Accupuncture- I will turn 65 in two weeks and I am in perfect health and I take no medications. My MD is impressed and tells me to keep doing what I’m doing. At Wengs Accupuncture you receive the best care and advice from the family team of doctors there. They truly care about everyone’s health!

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tommy aros
April 3, 2013

Great care..This is a true place of healing......

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Julie Bernardy
August 14, 2021
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Laura Ann Fernea
September 3, 2021

I can't recommend Weng's Acupuncture and Herbs Clinic enough. They are extremely caring and helpful and the acupuncture I've received there has helped me in many, many ways - from stress reduction, to sleeping better, to less sugar cravings, to feeling better mentally! Just try it and you'll see!

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Lisa Gonzalez
January 25, 2016

I have been going to Weng's Acupuncture for over 20 years. Yes, you heard correctly, 20 years. Dr. Weng is the best and when ever I am in an emergency situation, she is my GO TO Acupuncturest. I tell everyone about her.

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Brenda Piazza
October 4, 2023

This place is the best. I tried everything for hot flashes and through a series of 20 acupuncture treatments, I am happy to say that I am hot flash free. Highly recommend this place. Vivian and her mom are amazing as well as the courteous staff.

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Glammed NY
February 25, 2022

Amazing, highly recommend Dr. Bong is amazing listens to the patients and take care of their physical needs. I have different things going on from diabetes to fibromyalgia and arthritis and she’s able to decreased fare ups my 80 percent, amazing recommendations absolutely.

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Katarina Johansson
August 11, 2010

Great place. You always feel very welcome and taken care of. Dr. Weng is amazing. She is very knowledgeable and so are both her daughters who work in the same office.

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vijay mandania
November 3, 2018

Dr. Weng is best accupunture healer in San Diego county practicing 40+ years she is best and her both daughter are great too. I was introduce by my brother 15 years ago.

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Tina Symonds
September 5, 2021

I love Dr. Weng & Dr. Viviann. They are so knowledgeable & caring. I moved out of state & every time I go home I make an appointment.

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Carolyn Fisher
May 12, 2023

I LOVE Vivian and her service! Her kind team of workers are a delight. They accepted a walk in! It is a very clean place, run very professionally and are extremely skilled. You will never have to go anywhere else for accupuncture or massage.

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shahni thorngren
March 25, 2022
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Fred Schmidt
June 3, 2022

Qiji has been working on me regularly for several years. He's as good as they get. Present, aware and very skilled in his Tuina modality. He's helped me achieve a finer balance in life.

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Nichole Gregory
August 1, 2021

Dr.Weng is simply the best at what she does. The office is always so calm and pleasant, I very much appreciate my visits.

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Sergio A. Martinez
March 29, 2023
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Dasa QMF
July 28, 2020

Warm, friendly, professional, kind family of woman who truly want to heal and care and care about each patient as an individual.

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Leslie Fleeman
July 22, 2021

Excellent, professional and kind.

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Cindy Long
June 12, 2022

Dr Weng is magic, I don't know how else to explain it. Just being in her presence changes your life.

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Angel Ramos
January 15, 2020

A Great Healer - knowledgeable, skillful, personable.

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Leslie Fadem
February 6, 2023

I am so pleased by the expert, knowledgeable treatment and care I receive at the Weng clinic. Everyone is professional, eager to provide excellent assistance and the ambience is clean. The decor adds to the healing experience and environment.

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Gregory Childs
June 30, 2023

I always feel warmly welcomed and my treatments are excellent. I receive caring and attentive care from everyone @ Weng's Acupuncture!

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Lorissa Berkheimer
January 27, 2023
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Trisha Gould
September 18, 2023

Had back pain daily. After seeing Vivian for recommended treatment, I am pain free most days. Still seeing her for maintenance.

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Tina Wimer
November 30, 2023
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Charlotte Reyes
August 8, 2018

I look forward to coming here every Tuesday. Accupuncture provides me with such relief and hope for healing. Dr. Weng listens to my concerns and follows up with intent to resolve the issue. I'm glad I choose this place; you should too.

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Sara Kambouris
July 12, 2017

These practitioners are both knowledgeable and skilled. They got me moving after an accident and I'm pain free. Dr. Weng is a very good healer.

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Linda Kee
October 10, 2023

I have used Weng’s Acupuncture for 15 years for various issues, and always with complete success! That is why I keep coming back!

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Yvonne B
July 28, 2023

I was recommended to Wengs and I am so glad I found this place. Really relaxing and healing atmosphere. I've been dealing with a difficult situation of pain and pelvic pressure and bladder issues for a long time. Dr. Vivian is amazing. I am finding relief without medication or surgery. I have never done acupuncture before but I am an advocate for it now.

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Linda P
April 29, 2023

Great Clinic!! I have been coming for 10+ years. Always A Great Experience to have them assist in my well being!

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Sarah Weisz
December 23, 2020

Best acupuncture doctors I have ever had! Highly recommend.

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Vicki Garcia-Golden
September 23, 2021

Always a great & relaxing experience. 😉 Vicki

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Brian Lange
September 17, 2021

Excellent Acupuncture. Very clean office with professional staff.

our expertise

experts in treating Back pain

At Weng’s Acupuncture & Herbs Clinic in San Diego, we pride ourselves on being more than just practitioners; we are experts dedicated to unraveling the complex intricacies of conditions like back pain. Our unique, integrative approach marries time-honored Traditional Chinese Medicinal techniques with cutting-edge research, ensuring that every patient benefits from the best of both worlds. Our team possesses a deep understanding of the body’s energy channels, the nuances of pain, and the transformative potential of natural healing.

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Navigating Back Pain: Your Questions Answered

Dealing with health issues, regardless of their nature, often leads to a myriad of questions and concerns. Understanding the root causes, the symptoms, and most crucially, the effective treatment options can sometimes feel overwhelming. Recognizing the need for clarity and guidance, we’ve assembled a list of frequently asked questions tailored to address common health conditions for the people of San Diego.

Back pain, a prevalent complaint, can arise from a multitude of sources and is often a complex interplay of muscle, nerve, and bone issues. It can be acute, usually resulting from trauma or misuse, lasting for a few days to weeks, or chronic, persisting for over three months. Factors such as spinal disc problems, lumbar strain, nerve irritation, and bone encroachment can all contribute. Other potential origins include congenital spine abnormalities, infections, tumors, or conditions like scoliosis. Understanding the root cause is crucial, as back pain is not a monolithic ailment but a symptom of various underlying issues.

If you are suffering from back pain and are located in the San Diego, CA area, we urge you to book a consultation with our incredible staff. At your consultation, we will dive into the root cause of your symptoms, develop a results-based action plan, and assist you on your journey to a happier, healthier, and pain-free life.

While pain, either sharp or dull, localized or radiating, is the hallmark of this condition, back pain can manifest a range of symptoms. Many patients report stiffness, a burning sensation, or a throbbing ache. The pain may radiate to other parts of the body, often down the legs, indicating possible nerve involvement. Muscle spasms or tightness, reduced flexibility, and difficulty in maintaining an upright posture are other common symptoms. In more severe cases, tingling or numbness in the limbs might be present, signaling nerve compression or other related issues.

If you are suffering from back pain and are located in the San Diego, CA area, we urge you to book a consultation with our incredible staff. At your consultation, we will dive into the root cause of your symptoms, develop a results-based action plan, and assist you on your journey to a happier, healthier, and pain-free life.

At Weng’s Acupuncture & Herbs Clinic in San Diego, CA, our approach to treating back pain is rooted in the holistic principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Recognizing that each individual’s experience with pain is unique, we tailor our treatment plans to the specific needs of the patient. Typically, acupuncture is at the forefront of our therapeutic interventions, targeting specific meridians to restore the balance of “Qi” or energy flow, consequently alleviating pain and inflammation. Tui Na massage is frequently incorporated to improve muscle flexibility, enhance circulation, and reduce muscular tension around the affected area. Herbal medicine, another cornerstone of our practice, is often prescribed to address internal imbalances that might be contributing to the pain. Additionally, for those who might benefit, therapies such as cupping or nutritional guidance are integrated into the treatment plan to promote holistic healing. Our goal is to treat not just the symptom of back pain but its root causes, ensuring a long-lasting relief and overall well-being.

If you are suffering from back pain and are located in the San Diego, CA area, we urge you to book a consultation with our incredible staff. At your consultation, we will dive into the root cause of your symptoms, develop a results-based action plan, and assist you on your journey to a happier, healthier, and pain-free life.

Venturing into Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) offers a holistic avenue for addressing back pain. Within the TCM framework, pain is often a manifestation of disrupted energy flow or “Qi”. Acupuncture, therefore, is used to correct these imbalances, channeling energy effectively and promoting self-healing. Tui Na massage complements acupuncture, focusing on the muscles and joints, facilitating increased blood flow and hastening recovery. Herbal remedies in TCM aim to nourish the body from within, addressing not just the symptoms but the systemic imbalances leading to back pain. TCM’s focus on the interconnection of physical and mental well-being ensures that back pain is treated not in isolation but as a part of the whole body’s harmony and balance.

If you are suffering from back pain and are located in the San Diego, CA area, we urge you to book a consultation with our incredible staff. At your consultation, we will dive into the root cause of your symptoms, develop a results-based action plan, and assist you on your journey to a happier, healthier, and pain-free life.

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step Into a Healthier Tomorrow

Embarking on a wellness journey can be the turning point you’ve been waiting for. At Weng’s Acupuncture & Herbs Clinic in San Diego, we’re committed to guiding you towards a life filled with vitality, balance, and freedom from pain. Don’t wait for tomorrow; take the first step today and embrace the transformation.