Oakland Acupuncturist Masja van der Hoog, MSOM.
Meet the practitioner.
Aster Acupuncture's main Acupuncturist, and Owner Masja van der Hoog, MS was born in Holland, and after she traveled the world she came to the Bay Area in 1997 to study alternative Medicine. She has treated many Bay Area residents with Massage Therapy since 1999 after graduating from the Acupressure Institute of Berkeley. Her background in the Arts, Dance, Martial Arts, and Psychology move her daily practice.
Miss van der Hoog holds a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine from Acupuncture Integrative Medicine College of Berkeley ( 2008), and has been practicing Acupuncture Internal Medicine as a Board Licensed Acupuncturist since 2010.
Here internships where at; the AIMC Berkeley community Acupuncture clinic; West Berkeley Family Practice; Lifang Liang San Francisco ( Acupuncture Fertility, and Gynecology specialist); the Charlotte Maxwell clinic in San Francisco ( a clinic for low income women with cancer), and she has worked at the East West Integrative Medicine Clinic in San Francisco ( A clinic that specializes in Acupuncture Fertility, Gynecology, and Pregnancy.)
Miss van der Hoog is very good at treating spiritual- emotional imbalances, stress, Anxiety, Insomnia and minor psychological disturbances. She practices women's health, and Acupuncture Gynecology, and supports women with a wide variety of health issues like irregular menses, infertility and through menopause, She treats Acute and chronic Muscular- skeletal injuries and Internal Medical Diseases with Chinese Herbal Medicine, Acupuncture, and Medical and Therapeutic Massage, and Manual Therapy ( Tui Na). Currently she is specializing in Acupuncture Pediatrics.
Masja focuses on you as an individual, making an individual treatment plan, and prescriptions for you, choosing from treatment modalities that will help you on your healing path, and are appropriate for your particular condition.
Masja is a gifted healer who uses a caring approach, with sensitivity, a thorough scientific thought process, creativity, skill and artfulness, combined with a lot of experience treating people, and a good knowledge of the body in movement. She has treated many peoples injuries , and internal imbalances successfully.
She is accepting new clients, and you can make an appointment for your first Comprehensive Acupuncture Medicine consultation and treatment at 510-927 6800