Treat Paine Acupuncture

San Luis Obispo Acupuncturist

Treat Pain Acupuncture provides expert service and care based on the holistic principles of traditional Chinese medicine. What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is a procedure that penetrates the skin with fine needles to stimulate certain points on the body. This is a complementary health treatment offered by Treat Pain Acupuncture. Stimulating specific acupuncture points corrects imbalances in the flow of qi through the body’s channels known as meridians.


Owner Bio

Patrick T. Paine L.Ac. is a Nationally and California state licensed Acupuncturist in San Luis Obispo, CA. He received his Master's degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches University, Santa Cruz, Ca. in 2003. He completed a study abroad program in Hang Zhou, China at the prestigious Zhe Jiang University. While there, he interned in Chinese hospitals and clinics mastering the skills needed for an integrated approach to modern healthcare. Patrick has been in practice for 7 years and calls San Luis Obispo his home.


Patrick was born and raised in Carbondale, Illinois. He studied biology at the University of Oregon and completed his honors research project in molecular biology. Upon graduation, Patrick travelled abroad. His first experience with acupuncture came following a backpacking trip to Mt Everest. In two sessions acupuncture successfully treated chronic pain in his shoulders and opened his mind to its possibilities.