With over thirty years experience as a Clinical Muscle Therapist and Massage Technician, George Ritachka, L.Ac. is a Licensed Acupuncturist certified by the California Acupuncture Board. He received his Master of Traditional Oriental Medicine degree from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from San Diego State University, and earned the title of Diplomate in the American Academy of Physical Oriental Medicine (AAPOM) for advanced studies in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and related pain George’s private practice in Encinitas provides both therapeutic and relaxing spa-like services
He specializes in pain relief and stress reduction, neuromusculoskeletal disorders and sports injury medicine and utilizes a wide array of tools and techniques, including: acupuncture, advanced microcurrent and other non-needle electroacupuncture and laser techniques, as well as, muscle and soft tissue manual therapies and acupressure.
Because of his broad background, George is often able to help where other methods have been less successful or had to be discarded due to intolerable side-effects. Passionate about his work and his drive to help find natural solutions for people suffering in pain and stress, he is known for his effective therapies and caring manner.
His experience and training in electroacupuncture techniques also allows him to offer a unique microcurrent/light facial rejuventation series that clients rave about.
On a personal note, George loves to dance and used to choreograph and teach kids to do Ukrainian folk dancing,occasionally at a party, when the beat is right, and to the joy or dismay of his wife, he still may break out into the Ukrainian squats and kicks that he used to do a lot easier a few years back
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6010 Hidden Valley Rd #110
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Telephone: (858) 342-9770
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