California Licensed Acupuncturist and
Herbalist, Emmanuel received his Masters degree in Traditional Chinese
Medicine from YoSan University. He also holds a Bachelors in Arts degree
from University of California Santa Barbara.
path to becoming a Chinese medicine practitioner was a long winding
road. He was born in Switzerland where he lived until the age of 13
until moving to California. A very deep thinker, he always looks for the
root, hidden message or reason behind something, and from a very early
age discovered his desire to merge disciplines that he believed belonged
as a whole.
From the early age of 10,
he began studying martial arts instilling enormous discipline and focus
into everything he did and a genuine respect for all life. He currently
holds a 4th degree black belt in Kung Fu San Soo and through his voyage
discovered his passion for healing. His life is a prime example of
integration between the Yin and Yang of life.
is also an accomplished astrologer looking much deeper than the daily
horoscope. He has spent most of his life trying to understand the
significance and relationship of the planetary bodies and the wisdom
their cycles provide to us and has a special interest in medical
Emmanuel is deeply intrigued by the human condition and is passionate
about helping his patients on their road back to health. He goes through
great length and research to find the root cause to his patients'
He specializes in pain management, endocrine disorders (including but not limited to thyroid disorders, diabetes,
adrenal disorders, menopausal syndromes, and endocrine infertility), as
well as complicated autoimmune disorders (Fibromyalgia, Multiple
Sclerosis, autoimmune thyroid disorders, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, etc). He also specializes in Lyme Disease and Smoking Cessation.
addition to Acupuncture, he uses Electro-Acupuncture stimulation
therapy, Gua Sha, Moxibution, Nutrition (both western and eastern
approaches), and specializes in writing customized Chinese herbal
formulas for his patients. He also sometimes utilizes medical astrology
to get insight into complicated cases and advocates living a natural
life in tune with Nature and its natural cycles.