Mind & BodyScience-backed Relief and Results

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Kristen Sparrow, MD, medical acupuncture

Western Medicine Meets
Eastern Healing Methods

As a board-certified anesthesiologist and pediatrician, I understand the importance of evidence-based medical research. And as a patient, I’ve personally experienced relief from debilitating conditions through acupuncture. 

When you feel like you’ve tried everything to feel better, you’ll do anything to find relief. At least that’s my story. After practicing as a San Francisco-based anesthesiologist for 11 years, my allergies became so crippling I could no longer work. That’s when I discovered acupuncture. Since then, I’ve devoted myself full-time to helping others gain freedom from pain, discomfort, stress, anxiety, and allergies through acupuncture. My research and practice focus on calming the body’s stress response which helps with inflammation, pain, and mood, bringing wellness back to your life.

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If suffering from everyday pain, stress, and illness is holding you back, you’re not alone.  I’ve been there myself and am happy to share what I’ve learned over many years in Acupuncture and Medical practice. For all the latest info sign up here! Ancient Acupuncture techniques backed by the most recent Immunology, Neuroscience and Longevity Research helps promote healing and resilience by activating your body’s elegant feedback systems.  These gentle, relaxing treatments will help you feel better, get back your edge, and achieve your true potential.

Book an Appointment now on the Book Now Button.  In addition to Acupuncture treatment we will discuss best additional supplements and strategies grounded in the latest science.  I will monitor your progress with cutting edge stress monitoring so we know that you’re on your way to a more balanced, grounded you. It’s time for you to live your best, most vibrant life.

Allergies & Immunity


Sneezing, puffy eyes, runny nose, eczema, and asthma are all too common to allergy sufferers. Allergic reactions happen when the immune system overreacts to harmless stimuli. But there is relief in sight. Acupuncture can calm your immune system’s hyperactivity to reduce or even eliminate your seasonal and ongoing allergies for good.



Controlling stress is a key aspect of solid, holistic health. When your body is flooded with stress hormones, the inflammatory response disrupts many other systems and organs including digestion, immune responses, endocrine activity, heart health, and more. Acupuncture uses targeted points to reduce inflammation and promote relaxation, positive mood, better sleep, and even longevity.

Anxiety & Depression


Anxiety and depression dominate our Western culture. Medications don’t always work, have unwanted side effects, and can even exacerbate symptoms. Growing evidence proves electroacupuncture (electrical stimulation + acupuncture) positively treats mood disorders by increasing endorphins, reducing the body’s stress response, and balancing neurochemistry.

Pain & Migraine


More than just a headache, a migraine’s intense pain and debilitating side effects make normal daily living almost impossible. And some medications may make symptoms even worse. Luckily, there’s a better way. Acupuncture works differently and prevents the problem in the first place. Using research-based techniques, sessions provide autonomic balance and relaxation to prevent the triggers that cause migraines. 


Finally, a Path to True Healing

I've been seeing Dr. Sparrow for 2 months now and my experience has been incredible! I've seen a huge improvement with the health issue I've been dealing...
Tess T.
Tess T.
Before being referred to Dr. Sparrow, migraines had just become a part of life. There was no way around them, they were inevitable, you just had to get...
Eliz C.
Eliz C.
Comfortable offices with great relief. I've been seeing Dr. Sparrow for back pain. She has been able to give me some long desired relief. The only other...
Ike D.
Ike D.
I cannot say enough wonderful things about Dr.Sparrow. I have suffered from debilitating migraines my entire adult life, and this year began getting them...
Sarah B.
Sarah B.
I sought out Dr. Sparrow's practice for help with my PMS/menopausal symptoms.The acupuncture definitely helps. Dr. Sparrow addresses my issues each month,...
Jane L.
Jane L.
I came across Dr. Sparrow's website and found that she can help with many different health issues. I decided to start seeing her for allergies. I have...
Lori B.
Lori B.
My New Book!

Radical Resilience: The Dazzling New Science Behind Ancient Practice for Good Health, Long Life and a Promise for Medicine's Future

“Radical Resilience” by K. Sparrow, MD, blends ancient health teachings with modern science to redefine wellness and longevity. This insightful book, through a blend of acupuncture, neuroscience, and immunology, challenges conventional medical perspectives and guides readers towards achieving enduring health and resilience in today’s world.

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