About Us

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Ryoko Takayama

Ryoko Takayama, L.Ac. is a California licensed and national board certified acupuncturist and herbalist. Ryoko earned a Bachelor of Arts in Acupuncture and Moxibustion from Meji University of Oriental Medicine in Kyoto Japan. She later received her Master of Science of Oriental Medicine (MSOM) degree from AIMC Berkeley in Berkeley, California in 2005.

In 2008, Ryoko founded Family Wellness Acupuncture bringing the teachings and benefits of Japanese acupuncture to her patients throughout Orange County. Ryoko has spent countless hours learning and refining her technique and improving the quality of her patient care from specialists, experts and Japanese master acupuncturists. Her specialties include women's health, pre-natal care, allergies, auto-immune diseases and eating disorders.

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Naoko Noguchi

Naoko Noguchi, L.Ac. is a California State licensed acupuncturist. Naoko received her master of science degree in Oriental Medicine from Emperor's college. She has been practicing acupuncture for over 8 years.

Naoko pledges her dedication to bring patients high quality, loving, and gentle medical care through the use of acupuncture, cupping, moxa, and herbal medicine. Naoko's specialties include pain management, women's health, facial acupuncture, cupping and moxa.

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Emi Nishinaka

Emi Nishinaka is our front desk manager at Family Wellness Acupuncture. She graciously handles all of our insurance inquiries, billing, and appointments. She is also an experienced translator and interpreter of technical and legal documents.

Ms. Nishinaka resides in Irvine, California with her family and holds a degree in business from the Kansai University of Foreign Studies in Osaka, Japan.

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About Us

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When you visit Family Wellness Acupuncture Inc., you will feel the warmth, kindness and help you deserve. It is our mission to provide a gentle, welcoming approach to your acupuncture care, help you feel better and restore balance to your life.