Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, and Functional Medicine in Santa Monica

Reignite Vitality and Balance With Expert Holistic Treatments Designed for a Healthier You

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Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, and Functional Medicine in Santa Monica

Reignite Vitality and Balance With Expert Holistic Treatments Designed for a Healthier You

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Transformative Healthcare in Santa Monica, California

TAO OF MEDICINE serves as the trusted partner for functional medicine and acupuncture in Santa Monica. The challenges of modern living, characterized by high stress, environmental pollutants and toxins, and constant electromagnetic interference are understood deeply by the practitioners. The mission is to guide individuals through this modern landscape and restore balance to their minds and bodies.

We’ve been providing acupuncture and other services at our Santa Monica clinic since 2005. Contact us today for a consultation, and see if acupuncture or another service is right for you.

Tao of Medicine Services

The holistic approach to health is our core belief. We focus on client education, disease prevention, and enhancing the overall quality of life. Services at our Santa Monica office include:

acupuncture on the back

Dr Kim is pretty amazing. After being tired for months post Covid I finally went to him to see if I could improve my energy. After the first visit I could feel my energy returning. Separately I had been going to my chiropractor for 4 months for a pain in my hip that travelled up my spine. Nothing helped. I asked Dr. Kim to take a look at it, and amazingly enough after one session I felt better. I don't expect to be treated once by an accupuncture doctor and have immediate relief, I'm too skeptical for that, but trust me, this happened and I am forever grateful. Thanks Dr. Kim!

- Esme H.

This was a great experience for me. I got acupuncture and soft tissue work done on my tennis elbows. Dr Kim did an amazing job helping me heal and giving me the knowledge to stay well. I highly recommend Tao of Medicine

- Chase V.

Tao of Medicine is amazing! I highly recommend getting acupuncture here! Dr. Kim is wonderful at what he does and super nice! I have gone into his office feeling full of anger and after I leave I'm totally relaxed feeling zen! He always gets me in last minute too, which I really appreciate!

- Danika G.

I've tried a number of acupuncture places and Tao of Medicine is by far the best. Dr. Kim is a master at his medicine. I've been seeing Dr. Kim regularly for a year now and he is thoughtful, knowledgeable, and committed. He is especially good at treating muscular skeletal injuries and sports rehabilitation. I'm an Ironman athlete and he keeps me on the top of my game and injury free. From shin splints to disk herniations to general stress, he is an expert. I can not recommend him highly enough! Big thumbs up for him

- Dylan D.

Highly, highly recommend Dr. Kim! I've done acupuncture before and hated it, but I haven't missed a week with him. The second I walk into his office I already start to feel at ease. I've been going to him for several months now and have recommended him to several friends. I absolutely hate needles, but it's not a problem under his care. He's also been extremely supportive throughout the duration of my treatment, and you can tell he genuinely cares about his patients and is extremely knowledgeable in his practice!

Don't hesitate to see him! He's truly the best!!

- Lisa N.

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Acupuncture and More for Any Condition

Specializing in pain management, sports injury treatment, gastrointestinal disorders, infertility, hormonal balance, immune disorders, anti-aging, facial rejuvenation, and a range of other health concerns, TAO OF MEDICINE is conveniently located in Santa Monica, Los Angeles. Prospective clients are invited to make an appointment and experience the personalized treatments delivered by Dr. Hoon Kim, a California-licensed acupuncturist with over 20 years experience and IFM certified Functional Medicine Practitioner.

About Dr. Kim

Dr. Kim, a decades experienced acupuncturist and IFM certified functional medicine practitioner in Santa Monica, addresses a wide array of health issues, including pain, skin disorders, anxiety, hormonal imbalances, infertility, stroke rehabilitation, weight control, anti-aging, and more. Therapies offered extend to stress alleviation, depression, insomnia, addiction, food cravings, headaches, migraines, respiratory issues, allergies, common cold, neck, shoulder, back, knee and ankle pain, sciatica, arthritis, fibromyalgia, pre and postnatal symptoms, circulatory and digestive disorders, and immune deficiencies. The journey toward holistic health begins at the Santa Monica Wellness Center, where personalized and comprehensive care is at the forefront.

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