When experience matters...
years of experience in TCM - as the saying goes, "practice makes perfect" the practitioner gains knowledge and skills with every patient. Experience = Results.
Everything we do is dedicated to making each patient’s lifestyle healthier and joyful. We do this by:
Once you have had the experience, you will know that we Heal the Body, Mind, and Spirit.
Personalized Medicine - everyone gets a personalized treatment for their conditions. Acupuncture treatments are personalized according to the diagnosis. For example: two patients with migraines may receive different treatments and herbs because the root cause may be different.
Holistic Health Care - we treat the whole person including their symptoms.
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) includes - Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs, Nutritional Guidance/Therapy, Lifestyle Coaching, Meditation, and Qi Gung. All these therapies bring the body into balance to heal itself.
Acupuncture opens your healing energy to heal your body, mind, and spirit. When using the herbs in conjunction with Acupuncture, the effectiveness of both increases.
Acupuncturist/Owner - In private practice since 1997
Fluent Spanish-speaking Acupuncturist
Juan R. Tejada holds a Master of Science Degree in Oriental Medicine (MSOM) and is licensed to practice Oriental/Chinese Medicine in the State of Arizona.
Juan is an expert in combining acupuncture with safe and natural herbal formulas/solutions to achieve comprehensive holistic health. He is nationally board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). He received his M.S.O.M. from the Southwest Acupuncture College (S.W.A.C.) in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) degree from the University of Phoenix in Tucson, Arizona.
As a practitioner, he is known for his intuitive approach to Chinese medicine and particularly for his skills as an acupuncturist and energy healer. He credits much of his success to combining the ancient wisdom of Chinese medicine with modern high-tech Iridology diagnosis and utilizing natural Chinese herbs in his practice.
Juan draws on a wealth of experience to treat everything from male and female reproductive health to respiratory conditions such as asthma and allergies. He also addresses emotional problems such as anxiety and depression, where his calm empathetic style of treatment is particularly helpful.
Juan has a reputation both nationally and internationally. Formerly owned & practiced Traditional Chinese Medicine in his many clinics over the years in Tucson, Sierra Vista, Hereford AZ, and San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico. He is fluent in English and Spanish and this creates a welcome environment for Hispanic patients. Some of our patients travel from several hours away to those that fly in from as far as the East & West coast, Argentina, Portugal, Hong Kong, Ecuador, El Salvador, and neighboring Mexico. Juan and his wife, Sherry opened their 5th clinic American Health Acupuncture in Tucson Arizona in 2009.
Juan has been in private practice since 1997. He has been a teacher and a clinical supervisor at the Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Tucson. His former experience with IBM and administrative background has helped him assure that the clinic runs smoothly, the patients receive the care and attention that is so important with each treatment.
Juan has received advanced training in Traditional Asian/Chinese Medicine techniques for pain management and stress relief to reduce the dependence on chemical medication. These techniques include the entire spectrum of the Traditional Chinese Medicine, which include Acupuncture, Medicinal Chinese Herbs, Tui Na (Chinese Body Work), Cupping, Gua Sha, Moxibustion, Nutritional Counseling based on TCM energetics, Lifestyle coaching, Meditation, and Energy Work.
Juan Ramón Tejada was born and grew up in El Salvador, Juan came to New York City at age 21, where he learned English (married his English as a second language teacher) then enrolled and graduated from the RCA Institutes as an electronic technician and he became a US citizen. Before becoming an Acupuncturist, Juan worked with IBM as a Customer Engineer and later as an Instructor and Course Developer.
In addition to his training in Oriental Medicine, Juan has also learned and taught Tai Chi, Chi Gung and Taoist Meditation, taught healing and spiritual workshops and currently does Long Distance Healing.
One day while I was teaching a course that I had developed at IBM in Atlanta, my 14-year-old daughter, Sara, called and asked me to come and “signed her into a psych clinic”. When I asked why, she replied, “I’m depressed”. Of course, this was a shock, it came right out of the blue. After hanging up the phone, I thought about all the people that I had known with depression and none had ever overcome/healed their depression. I explained this to Sara and gave her the choice of trying Oriental Medicine (OM) or going to the clinic. Sara understood and chose OM; from the first Acupuncture treatment Sara seemed different. On the way to the treatment she was quiet and withdrawn but, on the way, back she was talking, laughing, asking “why was I so angry/depressed?” Three months later after receiving Acupuncture treatments and taking/drinking Chinese Herbal teas, Sara was a normal teenager again. This episode changed both our lives. I witnessed how OM heals people, helping them live happier and in harmony with their environment in a natural way. From that time on I began to prepare to attend OM school. In 1994, I quit my job with IBM and headed to Santa Fe, NM where I attended the Southwest Acupuncture College. I graduated a year early in 1997 with a 4-year master’s Degree of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM).
For most of his adult life, Juan Tejada has lived determined to complete his vision of a happier, healthier world. After creating several successful mind-body-spirit acupuncture clinics both in southern Arizona and Mexico, he felt called to continue to share his wonderful natural medicine in Tucson, AZ. So, he set off in search of a location that could serve as a place of healing in a natural retreat setting and in a safe space that would allow his patients to withdraw from the modern world and easily feel free to allow their healing process to unfold.
American Health Acupuncture is a beautiful mini retreat where you can set aside life’s obligations and focus on your own health and well-being. Our caring experts help you break old cycles, jumpstart new healthy habits, and revitalize your lifestyle every step of the way using Traditional Chinese Medicine as the source.
Juan Tejada has helped thousands of people receive the Ancient Healing wisdom of this holistic medicine and live healthier, happier, and more fulfilling lives.
“Your thoughts determine your reality, Choose Loving Ones.”
Having struggled with health problems that Western/Chemical medicine made worse, I searched for other therapies that would heal my body. I found great help and began to heal deep physical and emotional wounds with acupuncture & Chinese Herbs. Working at American Health Acupuncture, I witness wonderful healing transformations. Every day I see the magical changes with our patients. I rejoice with the patients as they come and go from their treatments. This process is personal, private, and powerful. I am honored to be able to witness individuals in their quest for wholeness.
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