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El Cajon Acupuncturist: Karie L. Rust Wise, L.Ac., M.S.T.O.M.

Karie is a California State Board-Certified Licensed Acupuncturist. She received her Masters of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, CA.

Karie is committed to providing her patients with the most effective way to restore balance and help them achieve optimal health and wellness. Karie incorporates natural therapies such as acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and nutritional guidance.

Karie can treat a variety of conditions such as pain, whip lash, muscle sprains, sports injuries and other musculoskeletal disorders, headaches, migraines, stress, digestive issues, TMJ, insomnia, anxiety, respiratory conditions associated withthe common cold and much more. Karie has a special interest in supporting women’s health. She can help relieve the uncomfortable symptoms associated with menopause, menstrual pain and disorders as well as infertility.

Karie began her career as a certified nurse’s aide working in Hospice and Home Health care. While working as a nurse aide, Karie received her B.S. degree from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvaniaand earned a teaching license in PA and OH in Elementary and Special Education. Karie worked as a Special Education teacher in Cleveland where she had the opportunity to teach and enrich the lives of many special needs students with autism, learning disabilities, and visual impairments. She also has experience working one-on-one with students that had been diagnosed with emotional, behavioral, and/or psychological disorders with in the school setting.

Karie was drawn back to health care because she knew that as a practitioner she could make a positive difference in treating the whole person. These experiences, along with hervwarm and caring personality, make for a wonderful “bedside“ manner. Karie is truly concerned for others and really listens to her patients.

Call Karie today to schedule an appointment or ask for more information! She is here to help you achieve your wellness goals.