Tina Howard LAC
Tina Howard LAC
Owner, Hummingbird Acupuncture



Soulful Chinese Medicine

Tucked away in the quiet neighborhood of Encinitas just west of Rancho Santa Fe, Hummingbird Acupuncture is a small clinic where you will experience my eclectic style of Chinese Medicine, chakra balancing, healing crystals, essential oils and heart-based service.

First appointment and investment in your health: $140.00

I believe in making a personal connection with each patient so that I can provide the best treatment plan. Our first appointment will be approximately one and half hours. We will sit and talk for the first half hour about your condition and treatment goals. The last hour will include the Chinese medical exam (tongue and wrist pulse diagnosis) and your first acupuncture treatment. I will include other modalities such as moxabustion, fire cupping, e-stim, gua sha or tui-na massage at no extra charge should they be part of your healing process. Chinese nutrition and herbs will be discussed at the end of the session. Follow-up appointments: $100.00


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Auto Accident Trauma

My wife and I were in a serious car accident. After a few chiropractic treatments and massages, my wife’s shoulder felt better, but she was still having nightmares, couldn’t sleep and got really depressed. Acupuncture was the only modality where my wife was able to achieve a complete state of relaxation on the treatment table. After a course of 6 treatments I have my wife (and my life!) back again. We are grateful to Tina.
— Bradley J., Carlsbad, CA
Release the residual emotional trauma and stress of your car accident in a few relaxing acupuncture sessions using your automobile accident insurance.

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Chinese Nutrition + Herbs

I was struggling with chronic Ulcerative Colitis and Irritable Bowel Syndrome. My colonoscopy showed more inflammation in my large intestine than I had experienced in years. The medication my doctor prescribed for me wasn’t working, so I sought help from Tina. After 6 months of acupuncture, Chinese herbs and self-care suggestions, I had another colonoscopy, and the results showed that the inflammation was completely gone! Thank you, Tina!
— Richard N., Ontario, CA
My clinic will teach you how to incorporate food as natural part of your healing process and how to use Chinese herbs instead of pharmaceuticals.

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Esoteric Acupuncture + Acupressure

Tina’s esoteric acupuncture treatments went deeper than the surface pain and helped me to clarify some larger life decisions I was facing.
— Ian R., Encinitas, CA
I consider myself to be quite healthy and pain-free so I receive the benefits of acupuncture to help move stagnate energy and balance chakras. When I leave Tina’s office I always feel lighter and brighter with an increase of energy.
— Carrie M., Sacramento, CA

Experience a powerful healing modality as an adjunct to your yoga and meditation practice. Connect with your heart chakra and improve your overall health.

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Women's Health

Tina was gentle and helped me relax during the first few sessions when I had lots of anxiety about the process. She helped release years of fear and anxiety during the treatments. I started to feel calmer during the day and eventually my body aches went away, and the psoriasis started to clear up with the infra-red heat, acupuncture and custom herbs that she prescribed. Thank you, Tina.
— Jana A., San Diego, CA
Preserving the Yin: Chinese Medicine improves women’s health, increases longevity and reduces stress in women of all ages.

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