About Dr. Bulloch

Dr. Jay Bulloch, DAOM, L.Ac, C.SMA (Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist, Certified in Sports Medicine Acupuncture®) has extensive experience treating chronic pain, acute injuries, and a range of internal medicine conditions–including gastrointestinal complaints, thyroid conditions, immune dysfunction such as autoimmune diseases, allergies, and weak immunity, chronic stress conditions, and adrenal exhaustion. He also provides preventative medicine and wellness regimens for promoting optimal health and wellbeing and works with athletes to help them achieve peak performance.

Dr. Bulloch has been a practitioner and teacher since 2001. He completed his clinical Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine after graduating Summa Cum Laude from Emperor’s College with a Masters degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine. He has continued to do post graduate studies in functional medicine, and he is also fully certified in Sports Medicine Acupuncture®. Dr. Bulloch’s professional expertise includes acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, Western functional medicine, nutrition, manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and physical rehabilitation, qigong, and meditation for health. His integrative approach combines multiple modalities, which work synergistically to achieve superior results.

About the clinic

Dr. Bulloch, DAOM, LAc, CSMA established his medical practice with a twofold mission:

  • Provide excellent, comprehensive, integrated, alternative health care.
  • Empower patients with the knowledge and tools necessary to become active participants in the transformation and management of their health and wellbeing.

Because the body is a dynamic and complex organism comprising many interconnected and interdependent systems, resolving pain and achieving good health requires a holistic approach, which includes helping patients understand the root cause of their condition.

Often when people look for a ‘quick fix’, nothing really gets fixed, because the root cause was not addressed. With many medications having negative side effects, ‘quick fixes’ often result in further, more serious problems. In these cases, pain and illness become a recurring cycle, which never fully resolves.

The modalities and services provided by Dr. Bulloch work together in a synergistic fashion to achieve greater results.
See Example

Structural and postural problems can cause or contribute to chronic pain conditions, especially those affecting the neck, back, hips, and knees. Additionally, systemic inflammation, which can be from autoimmune conditions, unknown food intolerances, other allergies, poor diet, and/or chronic stress, can exacerbate pain levels. Other digestive issues such as malabsorption or leaky gut can leave you feeling fatigued and lacking in the physiological resources to repair damaged tissues and resolve inflammation. All of this can lead to increased and prolonged pain, which interrupts sleep, leaving you more tired and further lowering stress tolerance. A viscous cycle is created, and no one seems to be able to help, or you end up going to a bunch of different doctors who are only able to provide temporary, symptomatic relief. In a case like this, acupuncture can help relieve pain and calm the nervous system to help lower stress and anxiety. Postural training and therapeutic exercise can prevent further injury and help rehabilitate the initial injury. Herbs, supplements, and/or nutrition can help resolve inflammation and give your body the necessary resources to recover and heal. A simple mediation practice can be taught to assist the other treatments in lowering stress and improving sleep. The vicious cycle is broken, and you can finally heal and gain greater quality of life.Hide

Jay combines his many skill sets acquired over more than 25 years of rigorous study and practice into a comprehensive, integrated, and systematic approach. He is ready to partner with you to change the way you look at your health, and he can also provide you with the knowledge and tools that can increase wellbeing over your entire lifetime.

“Medicine is a cultural reaction by humankind to what is perceived as an existential threat: the limitation of daily routines by illness, suffering, and the risk of early death. [It is a quest for existential self-determination]” ~ Paul Unshuld