Acupuncture Center, Inc. ~ Michele Arnold, DACM, L.Ac.
15644 Pomerado Rd., Suite 102, Poway, CA 92064

(858) 613-0792

Acupuncture Holistic Caduceas

Express Acupuncture $39.95

Enjoy Express Acupuncture at Acupuncture Center, Inc. from Tracey Whitney, L.Ac.

For one of the following three conditions:

  • Stop smoking/Addictions
  • Calm Stress & Anxiety
  • Curb Hunger and Cravings

Relax for approximately 15 minutes in a recliner chair in a private setting.  $39.95   


We use Ear Acupuncture

Ear Acupuncture, or Auriculotherapy, is the stimulation of specific points on the ears believed to be a microsystem of the whole body.

Studies have shown auriculotherapy beneficial for stop smoking, PTSD, anxiety, insomnia, and stress.

Ear Acupuncture

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Herbal Formulas for Summer

Summer. The word alone stirs up thoughts of campfires, flip flops, popsicles, swimming and long sunny days. However, for many people it also means sunburns, mosquito bites and excessive sweating. Fortunately, there are lots of ways to deal with all of these issues. Sipping on some refreshing lemonade or munching on a slice of watermelon are some traditional ways to cool off. But Traditional Chinese Medicine has some other less common ways of treating summer ailments. continue reading »

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Open House Friday July 6th

Stop in this Friday evening 5 pm -7 pm to meet us.

Find out how we can help you with Acupuncture, Herbal Remedies, and essential oils to feel great again!

We will be there for an informal event from 5 pm to 7 pm Friday evening. You are welcome to stop by to see our beautiful office, ask questions, and experience one sample acupuncture placement to see what it feels like.  You can set your appointment for exam to learn your Constitutional Meridian Diagnosis and Treatment.

It is also a great time to bring someone along with you that you think may benefit from acupuncture.


Let’s welcome Tracey Whitney, L.Ac. As a new edition to Acupuncture Center, Inc.

I am really happy and excited to have Tracey join me in the practice of health and natural healing. I’ve known Tracey for several years when she worked with me at Acupuncture Center, Inc. as a massage therapist and holistic health practitioner. She left to pursue teaching massage therapy to students, as well as focusing on her education in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. She has recently earned her Master’s in Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM), and is licensed in the state of California (L.Ac.).

She will provide healing services of acupuncture as well as massage therapy.

I have complete confidence and trust in Tracey as my own acupuncturist. Therefore, I trust her with the health and healing methods of acupuncture and massage for that of my patients as well.


About Dr. Michele Arnold

I have been practicing the healing art of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in my community of Poway, Rancho Bernardo, Carmel Mtn. Ranch, Escondido for over 18 years!

Dr. Michele Arnold

At Acupuncture Center, Inc. we offer Traditional Acupuncture for stress reduction, emotional and spiritual healing, women’s health such as menopausal complaints, PMS, infertility and treatment of pain for many musculoskeletal disorders of low back pain, sciatica, neck, or shoulder pain.


For those wanting acupuncture without needles, or superior quicker results choose our Elite Acupuncture using electro-acupuncture in the form of micro-current and color therapy. Conditions we treat with Elite acupuncture are many, but examples are emotional-spiritual healing, PTSD, anxiety, stress, depression, and relief of shoulder, or elbow pain from rotator cuff injuries, tendonitis, bursitis, carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), and tennis elbow.

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See you Friday!

with health and happiness,

Dr. Michele Arnold, and Tracey Whitney, L.Ac.



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Happy 4th of July

The 4th of July is here!

Enjoy this Independence day for whatever America means to you because, “The strength of our nation relies in the homes of our people!”  It is a highlight of summertime with parades, fireworks, good food, music, dance, and the company of friends and family.

July 4th


Cooling 4th of July essential oil recipes

Diffuser recipe

for fresh, cooling summertime aroma add 2 drops each of Bergamot, Lavender, Lemon, Peppermint to your diffuser and enjoy!


Topical essential oil recipe

For quick relief of summer heat apply a few drops of diluted peppermint essential oil to the back of your neck and bottoms of feet.


With love of health and happiness from Dr. Michele Arnold, and Tracey Whitney, L.Ac. at

Acupuncture Center, Inc.


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Five Acupuncture Points for Summer

Summer is a season of abundant energy and light, long days, pool parties, ice cream and lemonade. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) recognizes summer as the time of year that has the utmost yang and therefore the element associated with summer is fire. In TCM, there are specific energetic pathways related to each season and element. For the season of summer, the heart and small intestine are the connected pathways. continue reading »

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