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!

 

Auricular Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese Medicine is a medical system that dates back nearly 4,000 years. Auricular acupuncture was first mentioned around 500 B.C. in the Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine, which is the equivalent of the Bible for TCM practitioners. However, the method in which auricular acupuncture is practiced today is actually based upon discoveries that occurred in France in

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Why am I so cold?

Everyone feels cold sometimes, but some people are perpetually chilled to a point where it interferes with their lives.

From a Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective, there are two different kinds of cold in the body: full cold and empty cold. Full cold refers to a condition where there is an excess of cold-type energy in the body

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The Bladder in Chinese Medicine

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the bladder is one of the six yang organs, paired with one of the six yin organs. The yin organs store vital substances (such as Qi, blood, yin, and yang), whereas the yang organs are more active and have a function of constantly filling and emptying. The bladder is a perfect example of a yang organ.

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