Red Bird Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine is a place where you can rest, relax and trust that you will receive attentive, individualized care to help you heal.

Acupuncture and herbal medicine has been continuously refined over several millennia and able to treat many health conditions. Our approach to helping you to regain your health is simple. We listen intently to you as you describe your health concerns, and we treat both your symptoms and its root cause. Your lifestyle is always taken into consideration as part of your treatment plan. Adjustments are made at each visit according to your specific needs and concerns when you come in for a treatment. We are deeply dedicated in our continuing study of Chinese Medicine and we provide you with skillful treatment through years of experience working with other patients.

Elizabeth Howe


Very fine, thin needles inserted into points on the body to correct imbalances that are causing symptoms of dysfunction, and distress in both the body and the mind.


Micro-Acupuncture, is an acupuncture method developed in the 1980s that was found to have significant impact on improving the vision of patients who suffer from degenerative vision loss.


Chinese herbal medicine has a rich history going back more than 2000 years. Formulas are carefully crafted to treat specific conditions, whether acute or chronic.

Herbal Consultation

Acupuncture can improve recovery time after surgical procedures, and reduce the symptoms of pain, bleeding, numbness and swelling.

Post-Operative Recovery

Elizabeth has trained with Dr. Martha Lucas, the founder of the Mei Zen Acupuncture System. Mei Zen is a protocol that delivers!

Facial Acupuncture

Plastic suction cups are placed on the body to treat painful areas of the body. Patients often report feeling relief from tight, stiff, aching muscles and an increased range of motion after a cupping session.


Gua sha is a very old, traditional body treatment where the surface of the skin is scraped (but not broken) using a smooth hand-held tool. Gua-sha releases blockages in the body that may be the cause of painful conditions.

Gua Sha

A Telehealth appointment is a 50 minute virtual appointment via video-chat with the practitioner. Assessments of your health condition are made via a health intake and visual inspection.


Red Bird Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
1 Rio Vista Ave., Oakland, CA 94611
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