If you have a true medical emergency, please call 911 or go to a hospital emergency room.
Catherine Provencal is a California Licensed Acupuncturist. As per the laws and regulations relating to the practice of acupuncture, published by the California Acupuncture Board and revised in January of 2022, section 4937, Use of techniques and modalities afforded by licensure; Definitions. An acupuncturist’s license authorizes the holder thereof: “(a) To engage in the practice of acupuncture. (b) To perform or prescribe the use of Asian massage, acupressure, breathing techniques, exercise, heat, cold, magnets, diet, herbs, plant, animal, and mineral products, and dietary supplements to promote, maintain, and restore health. Nothing in this section prohibits any person who does not possess an acupuncturist’s license or another license as a healing arts practitioner from performing, or prescribing the use of any modality listed in this subdivision.”
Some advices and recommendations given on this website or in a personal consultation by phone, email, online or otherwise, is at the client’s sole discretion and risk and not intended, in any way, to be a substitute for a western medical exam or a western medical advice. Statements and information on this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug administration. Information or guidance provided by Catherine Provencal and/or Claudia Sames should not be construed as a claim of cures, or a guarantee of results to be achieved. By proceeding with the online consults, I have been given the opportunity to ask questions and I accept full responsibility for my health and hereby absolve the practitioner form any liabilities, legal or otherwise, if any, they have towards us.