Sunset Healing Arts Center

Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine * Naturopathy * Therapeutic Massage * Acupressure

Hello and welcome to Sunset Healing Arts Center!  We are a multidisciplinary clinic of  independent providers offering a variety of complementary and alternative medicine modalities to assist you in finding solutions for your health concerns. It is our hope that this website will provide you with the information you need to help you better understand how the modalities we offer — Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine, Therapeutic Massage, and Acupressure — can help you to reach and maintain your health and wellness goals.

Sunset Healing Arts Center is conveniently located near the intersections of highways 26 and 217 in the Cedar Hills neighborhood of southwest Portland.  You can click on the link to the right on this page to see a map of our location.  We are easily accessible to the communities of northwest and southwest Portland, Beaverton, Tigard, Aloha and Hillsboro.  In addition, residents of north, northeast and southeast Portland who work at Nike, Intel or other companies located on the westside will find our location very convenient to them, as it is directly on their commute path.

Please feel free to browse information on the healing modalities we offer, our practitioner biographies, blog articles and testimonials from our patients and clients.  If you have questions, please call or email us – we are happy to hear from you and to answer any questions you might have about how we can help you.  Our general contact information is located to the right on this page, or you can contact any of our practitioners directly by calling or emailing them at the phone number or email address listed on their biographical page.

Thank you for visiting our site, and we look forward to serving you!

 

Fighting Flu Season with Acupuncture

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While the flu is actually not a season, we have become programmed to think of it as the months of November through March. On average, the flu hospitalizes thousands every year, especially the young and elderly. There are also a number of deaths related to the flu, mostly due to people already having compromised immune systems.

The flu, also known

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Going Deeper: The Kidneys

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The organs in Chinese medicine are more than just a physical representation. The organs include not only their physiological function, but also mental, emotional, spiritual and elemental qualities that align with nature and the seasons. Let’s explore the kidneys.

The kidney element in Chinese medicine governs water and is associated with the season of winter, where the energies are

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Meridian Point for Winter: Large Intestine 4

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Large Intestine 4 is one of the most important and influential points in the entire body. The Chinese name for Large Intestine 4 is “He Gu” meaning union valley or converging valley. The point is located on the hand in the web between the thumb and index finger, also described as the depression where the index finger and thumb bones

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