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Dr. Yaofeng Hu


Dr. Hu has helped many NBA players, WTA world champions and pro athletes. He treated many celebrities in Hollywood also. He practices Acupuncture and Tuina (traditional Chinese Medical Acupressure) in Santa Monica, specializing in acupuncture for pain relief at acute, chronic spine and joints. He has offered unique acupuncture and traditional Tuina to resolve his patients' pain for over 30 years. Dr. Hu has developed his own unique techniques, which he customizes to each individual patient in order to meet their specific needs.




Dr. Hu practiced for 10 years in China before receiving his PhD (Doctor of Acupuncture) in the U. S. He has been practicing in Santa Monica for 18 years.



He has an extensive clientele network and has successfully treated many athletes in the national USA Olympic and NBA teams.



Dr. Hu specializes in acupuncture for pain relief. Including disc, sciatica and pinched nerve pain in the spine, Rotator cuff pain, tennis and golf elbow, knee and ankle pain. For a full list scroll below.

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He has specialized in musculoskeletal disorders and has worked closely with many renowned orthopedic doctors in Westside.


Dr. Hu specialize in acupuncture for soft tissue pain relief.



Acupuncture pain relief for disc, pinched nerve, pain on the neck and numbness that go down to hand or shoulder blade, auto whiplash.

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Lower back:

Acupuncture pain relief for disc, pinched nerve, pain on the back and numbness that go down to hip, thigh, knee or toe.

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Migraine and tension headache. Vertigo and dizziness with vomiting.



Bursitis and tendonitis on biceps, rotator cuff. Frozen shoulder and small tear on rotator cuff.


Ankle and foot:

Fast recover for torn archillis tendon rehabilitation. Sprain and strain to the ankle, Tendonitis and bursitis, Plantar facilities.


Elbow and wrist:

Tendonitis and bursitis. Lateral epicondylitis (Tennis elbow), medial epicondylitis (Golf elbow). Carpal tunnel syndrome.


Knee & Thigh:

Pulled hamstring, Tendonitis and Bursitis. Sprain and strain. Knee pain and small tear on meniscus.



Severe pain from scar tissue post surgery.


Physical Puberty Growing Pain (for Children):

Knee and lower back pain in teenagers going through puberty.