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William Ware

William is a licensed Acupuncturist and long-time Oakland resident. He earned his Master of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences in Oakland. He opened Strength and Zen Acupuncture, an integrative wellness facility in Downtown, Oakland, in 2018. He taps into his background in both Western and Eastern Medicine to help clients achieve and maintain health and vitality, naturally. He enjoys nature, running, hiking, and keeping fit and healthy. William is a skillful healer who excels in treating musculo-skeletal pain with a combination of bodywork and acupuncture. 

After a ten year career in emergency medicine, William decided to focus his energies on the prevention of disease. He became a massage therapist and personal trainer, specializing in corrective exercise and pain management. He brings his expertise in body work and movement to my practice as a Chinese Medicine practitioner. He uses various Traditional Chinese therapies such as cupping, guasha, and herbal supplements to relieve musculoskeletal pain and sports injuries. Make an appointment today to see how he can help you optimize your athletic performance.

Truve practitioners love giving back to the community, and William offers free treatments to cancer patients.


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