Dr. Petra Foo
LAc, DACM, HHP, MSTOM, LMT, Dipl. Herbology & Acupuncture
Dr. Petra Foo is a licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist. She has a Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Health Sciences and a Masters in Science and Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. She is board certified in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology through the NCCAOM. She has studied at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, Nan Jing University in Nanjing, China, Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington and is certified in Mind Body Medicine from Harvard Medical School. She has a family practice where she specializes in internal medicine including reproductive, neurological, hormonal, musculoskeletal and epidemiological imbalances and ailments. She treats the whole body using her extensive knowledge of both Chinese and Japanese style acupuncture, herbal medicine, massage, nutrition and lifestyle counseling. Her specialized unique technique in treating patients has the following benefits:
- Uses much finer needles for more superficial and gentle stimulation.
- The patient experiences virtually no pain during treatment.
- Treatments involve the whole body rather than just the affected area.
- Quicker and long lasting results in one’s health.
- Full supplemental and herbal pharmacy to treat 1000’s of ailments.
- Each patient is treated in a peaceful, relaxed setting where they are treated for their unique ailments.
In addition, Petra has 25+ years of acupuncture, herbal and nutritional counseling, yoga therapy, aromatherapy, massage therapy and reflexology experience and is certified and licensed in all these modalities.
She enjoys spending her free time outdoors with her husband, David Foo, and their 5 children. In her limited spare time, she enjoys swimming, kayaking, hiking, biking, painting and sculpting. She has an undergrad in art and worked in animatronics, costume and set design before medical school.
PT, PRC, L.Ac, CSCS
David is a licensed Physical Therapist, Acupuncturist and Strength & Conditioning Specialist. His passion is in the treatment of pain, musculoskeletal problems and postural imbalances by utilizing a Postural Restoration approach, multiple orthopedic manual therapy techniques, movement retraining and Neuropuncture (a neuroscience-based acupuncture treatment using electrical stimulation).
David graduated from the University of Connecticut with a BS in Physical Therapy in 1997, then completed his Acupuncture training through the University of Nanjing in 2001. He is certified in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy for Spinal Disorders, is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, is an advanced trained Primal Reflex Release Technique practitioner and is one of the first 35 Postural Restoration Certified (PRC) practitioners through the Postural Restoration Institute in Nebraska.
David is currently working to get certified in Neuropuncture and actively continues to broaden his scope of knowledge in pain management, movement sciences, performance therapy, health, wellness and fitness.
He enjoys spending time with his wife, Petra Foo, and their 5 children. In his limited spare time, he enjoys lifting weights, using kettlebells, playing sports and longboarding.
Elizabeth is a licensed Massage Therapist and Esthetician. She has over 30 years experience of massage and esthetics in the health spa and wellness field. She has a vast knowledge and training of massage and body work and is certified in swedish, aromatherapy, deep tissue, reflexology, reiki and La Stone Hot Stone Therapy. For her esthetics training, Elizabeth attended Pivot Point Beauty Institute. She is well versed in many treatments including body wraps and salt glows. Elizabeth uses natural products to help soothe the skin and relive and tension in all her facials and massage treatments.