Dr. Foster says: “I am endlessly fascinated by the power of Traditional Chinese Medicine. I am delighted to be able to have a career in a Medicine that I truly respect and love!”
A graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, CA, Dr. Foster earned her Master’s Degree in Science and Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM) as well as her Doctorate in Chinese Medicine (DACM).
This extensive four-year post-graduate program included training in both Western and Chinese medicine with a focus on Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, and Therapeutic Massage.
The program included over 3000 hours of classroom and clinical training.
Dr. Foster also completed an externship in Acupuncture Orthopedics/Sports Medicine offered in conjunction with the University of California San Diego.
Dr. Foster is licensed in the state of California and is certified as a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
Dr. Foster earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from Louisiana State University, with a focus on medical Anthropology. There she became interested in the healing techniques of other cultures.
Services & Treatments
Dr. Foster will guide you to best treatment for you.
For centuries Acupuncture and Chinese Medicines have been used to treat Women’s Health issues of all kinds, including fertility. Today it is commonly used in conjunction with Western Medicine treatments including IVF.
Acupuncture is very effective in the treatment of injuries. Orthopedic injuries due to strain, sprains, contusions, repetitive motion, sciatica, or whiplash can be treated to reduce or eliminate acute or chronic pain. Acupuncture is currently a standard in the sports world.