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Our Story

Acupuncture With Steve began with the simple concept of bringing acupuncture and Chinese Medicine directly to the patient. With discretion being a primary consideration for many of Steve’s high-profile patients, providing acupuncture, herbal and nutritional consultations, and Qi Gong movement therapy in a private, comfortable, non-medical environment helps set the tone for a more convenient, relaxing, and therapeutic experience.

Private Services

Acupuncture With Steve is a professional service that caters to music, TV, and film professionals in the privacy and comfort of their home, office, set, hotel, or most any location.  Services are also available to anyone who prefers to experience acupuncture and Qi Gong in a location of their discretion.

Acupuncture With Steve services the general Los Angeles area, with many of Steve’s patients residing in Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Hollywood Hills, Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Bel Air, Holmby Hills, and adjacent neighborhoods.

About Steve

Steven D. Kanovitz, L.Ac.
Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist

A Summa Cum Laude graduate from the prestigious Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine in Santa Monica, Steve has been practicing acupuncture and Chinese Medicine since 2003. His undergraduate studies in Kinesiology and Holistic Health paved the way for his journey into the world of Complimentary Medicine as early as 1993. He continued his post-graduate studies focussing on Orthopedics and Pain Management at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

With over fifteen years of clinical experience and the former owner of a successful acupuncture clinic in Sherman Oaks, Steve has treated thousands of patients with health conditions ranging from simple muscle strains to more complex cases involving immune deficiency and endocrine dysfunctions.

Steve utilizes a combination of acupuncture, Qi Gong, and nutrition to help his patients regain and maintain radiant health.

Acupuncture

Almost a year ago I contracted a virus, Chikunguya, caused by mosquito bites, while on a trip abroad. I could barely walk, couldn’t even open the door because turning the knob was too painful. After one session I walked out on my own without the extreme pain I had walked in with. I could turn the door handle, I could open the car door and got in without excruciating pain. I went back for another treatment a week later and felt great. I had been suffering with the symptoms for about 4 months and after a few visits the symptoms finished and then disappeared!

— V. V.

Fine, sterile needles are placed at specific locations on the arms, legs, and head to stimulate the peripheral and central nervous system to regulate pain, inflammation, and various internal disorders such as poor digestion, insomnia, stress and anxiety.

Specifically, acupuncture has a profound effect on the various physiological systems by exciting or calming the “fight or flight” and “rest and digest” wings of the Autonomic Nervous System.

The classical style of acupuncture that Steve practices utilizes points on the arms/hands (below the elbows), legs/feet (below the knees), and head/ears. This allows the patient to experience acupuncture treatments without having to disrobe or wear a gown.

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Qigong

Gentle movements, coordinated with the breath, are performed standing, sitting, or lying down to strengthen the entire body, relieve muscular tension and pain, improve digestion, increase circulation and cardiovascular health, reduce stress, stimulate the immune system, increase sexual arousal and functioning, boost energy and stamina, increase youthfulness and longevity, develop emotional stability and a more positive approach to life.

The movements, which are gentle enough to be performed at any age and at any fitness level, are very easy to learn and can be effortlessly incorporated into your daily routine.

Qi Gong compliments Acupuncture therapy by addressing the mind-body complex through a systematic, active approach that will empower you to take charge of your health.

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AcuMind Therapy

Introducing AcuMind TherapySM, our exclusive Mind-Body integrative treatment model. AcuMind TherapySM promotes increased physical, mental, and emotional wellness through conjoined Acupuncture, Relaxtion and Mindfulness Practices, Neuroscientific Research, and Positive Psychology. Sessions target alleviation of symptoms resulting from:

STRESS     PAIN     ANXIETY     

DYSTHYMIA     FATIGUE    

DEPRESSION     

INSOMNIA

HEADACHES/MIGRAINES

IRRITABILITY     PANIC ATTACKS     

During your exclusive AcuMind TherapySM sessions, practitioners Steven D. Kanovitz, L.Ac. and Heidi Joy Kanovitz, M.A., combine acupuncture with relaxation and Mindfulness facilitation into one groundbreaking methodology for profound treatment and prevention outcomes. We co-facilitate you through acupuncture and Mind-Body awareness sessions with emphasis on stress-regulation, stress-reduction, and relaxation techniques.  Resting deeply, you will experience profound relaxation through acupuncture combined with breath-work, progressive relaxation exercises, body-scanning, guided meditation, visualization, sound therapy, and affirmation techniques, among others. 


Foremost, AcuMind TherapySM sessions offer what has become widely acknowledged as a dependable Mind-Body methodology for improving your mental, physical, and emotional experience in day-to-day life. Our method assists you in building resiliency and vibrant health into the foundation of your life.

These sessions are highly experiential and incredibly satisfying. We invite you today to experience the wonderful benefits and uniqueness of our effective treatment.

AcuMind Therapy’sSM core aim is to provide an integrative treatment for pain reduction and stress prevention. AcuMindTherapySM promotes powerful, sustaining results in the improved quality of your mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing.

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