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!

 

Summer Solstice

During the summer solstice your yang energy reaches its peak. It is important to harness the peak of this yang energy, because as summer shifts into fall yang energy will decline. This great abundance of yang energy will translate throughout your body because during this season you are active and growing.

According to five element theory, during the

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IBS: Relief with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, otherwise known as “spastic colon,” is a common disorder that affects the colon and causes many disruptive symptoms. Many of these symptoms can be managed with a simple change in diet and lifestyle. Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture may be able to help.

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Acupuncture: Not Just Needles

Most people have heard of the field of acupuncture by now, but did you realize the scope of the practice encompasses Chinese medicine, which includes so much more than needles? Let’s explore this ancient therapy.

First of all, the practice of Chinese medicine starts with a diagnosis. The practitioner asks many questions to build a history; this includes

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