Optimal health is not simply the absence of disease,

it is living with a vitality that allows you to experience life as you desire.—Dr. Anja

Upcoming Events

Feb
17
Wed
4:00 pm B12 Happy Hour! @ Walnut Creek Naturopathic, Inc.
B12 Happy Hour! @ Walnut Creek Naturopathic, Inc.
Feb 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Why B12 shots? Your body needs B12 to create energy and it is not absorbed well when taken orally.  B12 can benefit anyone who experiences:  fatigue, cold or flu, thyroid issues, adrenal imbalance, anxiety, depression,[...]
Feb
24
Wed
4:00 pm B12 Happy Hour! @ Walnut Creek Naturopathic, Inc.
B12 Happy Hour! @ Walnut Creek Naturopathic, Inc.
Feb 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Why B12 shots? Your body needs B12 to create energy and it is not absorbed well when taken orally.  B12 can benefit anyone who experiences:  fatigue, cold or flu, thyroid issues, adrenal imbalance, anxiety, depression,[...]
Mar
2
Wed
4:00 pm B12 Happy Hour! @ Walnut Creek Naturopathic, Inc.
B12 Happy Hour! @ Walnut Creek Naturopathic, Inc.
Mar 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Why B12 shots? Your body needs B12 to create energy and it is not absorbed well when taken orally.  B12 can benefit anyone who experiences:  fatigue, cold or flu, thyroid issues, adrenal imbalance, anxiety, depression,[...]

Integrative Primary Care

All of the providers at WCN (Naturopathic doctors and Chinese Medicine specialists) are trained in primary care natural medicine.  We share a belief in the innate healing capacity of the human body and we teach our patients how to optimize their health through diet, exercise, and natural remedies.

Blending the best of modern medical science with the traditional natural medicine approaches, we walk patients through a ladder of intervention that moves up from the least invasive, yet most effective methods possible, until we get to the health benefits the patient is seeking.


Acupuncture & Cancer Treatment

Acupuncture & Cancer Treatment

Part 2 of 3: How Acupuncture Works

by Anna Ritner, L.Ac.

Now that we’ve looked at the current research about the efficacy of acupuncture for the side effects of cancer treatment, let’s explore how and why acupuncture works.

There are two ways of looking at this — Western and Eastern. Just as I recommend to my clients during a session, it is beneficial and helpful to respect both philosophies for their similarities and differences. For many of us westerners, understanding Eastern medicine involves “emptying our cups” and being open-minded to a new, yet very ancient, idea. read more…

Contact Us

Walnut Creek Naturopathic

(in The Atrium on Broadway)

1981 N. Broadway St. Suite 255

Walnut Creek, CA 94596

(925) 939-0300 | Phone

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