Welcome to Meridian Health Clinic, your acupuncture and holistic health care provider in Santa Monica, CA. We use a traditional meets integrative approach to help you achieve optimal health and balance. Our extensively trained and knowledgeable staff employ a compassionate and effective treatment style that stimulates your body’s natural healing ability.
The Clinic specializes in the treatment of myofascial and body pain with Trigger Point Dry Needling, skin conditions and dermatology, stress-related ailments, women’s health, thyroid disorders, and digestive conditions; However, there are many other issues that are treated effectively with the Traditional Chinese Medicine System. Therapies include Acupuncture, Cupping, Moxibustion, Herbs and Dietary Therapy. We offer high quality acupuncture treatments and personalized herbal prescriptions in a professional and relaxed setting.
What sets us apart from others?
- We listen carefully to treat the whole patient, not just the ailment.
- We provide a comprehensive evaluation and diagnosis for everyone we see.
- We educate extensively, giving ample information about your health concerns and explaining what you can do to prevent health problems in the future.
- We create individualized treatment plans based on your goals. Many health care professionals use similar protocols on all of their patients. At Meridian Health Clinic we tailor a treatment plan specifically to your needs.
- We use an integrative approach – East meets West. In addition to traditional Chinese medical diagnostics we offer a strong knowledge of current Western medical practices.
- We use the highest quality herbal formulas (Evergreen Brand) – they all meet GMP standards, are manufactured in the carefully monitored facilities and are batch tested to assure safety and potency.
Eric Schmidt, L.Ac, Dipl. O.M. is the founder of Meridian Health Clinic. He is an accomplished acupuncturist and herbalist, holding a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Additionally, he has California (L.Ac.) and National (Dipl. O.M.) Acupuncture Board Certifications.
Attending Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College, Berkeley, Eric completed a 4-year Masters Program with training in acupuncture, herbal medicine, and modern biomedicine. Additionally, he has studied and worked in clinics around the world including major TCM Hospitals in China, Japan and in Rural Health clinics in India and Nepal. His 4 months of intensive study in China sets him apart from other practitioners in California. Studying with TCM Doctors in China, Eric was able to master the full scope of modern Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine applications in a busy clinical setting.
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