Dr. Alon Marcus, DOM, Lac, DAAPM

Alon Marcus received his licensed acupuncturist degree from American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco, California in 1984, and his Doctor of Oriental Medicine in Los Angeles , California in 1986. He also trained in Japan and China where he served his internship at Traditional Chinese Medicine Municipal Hospital in Guangzho. He studied Orthopaedic and Osteopathic medicines with several physicians through the American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine. Dr. Marcus has published numerous articles in both Eastern and Western medical journals, and the books Acute Abdominal Syndromes Their Diagnosis & Treatment According to Combined Chinese-Western Medicine (Blue Poppy Press, 1991) and Musculoskeletal Disorders: Healing Methods from Chinese Medicine, Orthopaedic Medicine, and Osteopathy (North Atlantic Books, 1998). In 1995 he became a diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management. He has lectured internationally and taught courses on complementary orthopedics for several years. In 1997, he was named Educator of the Year by the American Association of Chinese Medicine. Dr. Marcus is currently in private practice in Oakland, California.

Dr. Gracer has extensive experience in the alternative and integrative treatment of chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, myofascial pain syndromes, as well as other chronic pain disorders, especially those involving the musculoskeletal system. He uses a combination of medications, injections, spinal manipulation, nutritional and lifestyle modifications, nutritional supplements and herbs, as well as a variety of counseling techniques to treat these challenging problems. He is an expert in and teacher of proliferative therapy. For more information see www.gracermd.com

Richard Gracer, MD, DAAPM