Licensed Acupuncturist and Instructor

Practice Category: Trigger Point AcupuncturePractice Tags: acupuncture, orthopedic, and trigger points

  • Background

    Biography:

    Jaime Chaves, L.Ac. has been a licensed acupuncturist in California since 2002. He received his Master’s in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches University and participated in an internship in Beijing, China. Jaime specializes in the treatment of work related injuries. He is currently the head acupuncturist in a prominent Bay Area worker’s compensation clinic and works alongside medical doctors, physical therapists, and orthopedic surgeons. Jaime is passionate about the art of physical examination and integrates a multidisciplinary approach in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal pathologies.

    Jaime has been an instructor in several Bay Area acupuncture schools at both the Master’s and Doctoral level. It was during this time that he discovered his passion for teaching. Jaime has had the honor of introducing acupuncture to medical residents who periodically shadow him for clinical rounds. He has been a guest lecturer for Stanford’s physician assistant program and has been actively teaching physical exam skills to acupuncturists in hospital settings. Jaime continues to find joy in spreading the word about the effectiveness of acupuncture.

     

  • More Info

    Education

    Acupuncture College:

    Five Branches University

    Specialties

    • Sports Medicine
    • Performance Enhancement
    • Movement Disorders
    • Low Back Pain

    Issues

    • Shoulder Pain
    • Neck Pain
    • Knee Pain
    • Hip Pain
    • Ankle Pain
    • Tennis Elbow
    • Golfer's Elbow
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Low Back Pain
    • Neuropathy
    • Numbness
    • TMJ
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