Crystal Lynn Keeler, PhD, MD (China) DAOM, MPH, MSTCM, Dipl.O.M., C.M.Q.
Passionate about health and well-being, Dr. Crystal Lynn Keeler's primary goal is to help clients achieve balance and harmony to facilitate healing in their daily lives. Dr. Keeler chooses from a variety of highly specialized balancing techniques for optional results and also merges her extensive public health knowledge and research with her clinical experience in Chinese Medicine.
Online, Dr. Keeler offers intake, assessment, Chinese medicine diagnosis, and recommendations which may include: acupressure, moxibustion, herbal and lifestyle advice.
For special in-person sessions (limited availability due to Covid), she provides a highly specialized Japanese technique (a completely painless form of contact needling - no inserted needles). Energy medicine and ancillary techniques may also be used (moxibustion, cupping, Medical QiGong).
Certified in Medical QiGong, which can also be performed long-distance in certain cases, you can request distance Medical QiGong - available in Online sessions.
Great Wall, Mutianyu, China
PhD/MD - Zhejiang Chinese Medical University, 2016
Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM), Five Branches, 2015
Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine (MSTCM), American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2012
Master of Public Health (MPH), University of California, Berkeley, 2004
Bachelor of Science with Distinction from the University Honors Program (Biological Sciences and Sociology), University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1999
Certified in Medical QiGong, AIMC, 2018
Diplomate of Oriental Medicine, NCCAOM, 2013
Clinical Rotation Experience Includes:
California Pacific Medical Center -- Stroke Rehabilitation Recovery Unit
Haight-Ashbury Free Clinic -- Providing Access to Acupuncture
Berkeley Primary Care -- Providing Access to Acupuncture
ACTCM Community Clinic -- Providing Primary Acupuncture
David Toone, L.Ac. Clinic -- Dr. Bear Specialization
YueYang Hospital of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, attached to Shanghai University of TCM -- Shanghai, China, Specialized in Inpatient Stroke Recovery and Outpatient Acupuncture for all types of health problems.
Zhejiang Chinese Medical University -- Hangzhou, China, Advanced study program in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Specializing in clinical practice of Acupuncture, Tuina, and TCM Internal Medicine, Autoimmune conditions.
Japanese Acupuncture -- also called Contact Needling, this form of acupuncture is completely painless, using Teishins, rather than directly inserted needles. There are many styles of Japanese Acupuncture, most of them completely painless.
Dr. Bear Japanese Acupuncture Method -- Specialization in he Dr. Bear Japanese Acupuncture Method, created by a blind acupuncturist, Aruinu Iwashina and his lifetime extensive career's work in clinical applications. Dr. Bear was an honorary name given to Dr. Iwashina by the Navajo Indians, for being an exceptional healer and helping their people on his many visits to America. In the Navajo culture, a Bear is a healer. Besides learning from Dr. Bear directly, Crystal has also had the honor of receiving training from David Toone, L.Ac., one of Dr. Bear's top students. David Toone has a successful clinic in Peachtree City, Georgia, treating complicated cases with almost the exclusive use of the Dr. Bear needling method.
Nine Palace by Dr. Feng Ninghan, Balancing Treatment by Dr. Tan (12-Magic Points and others), and Korean Saam Acupuncture (by Dr. Jung Kim) Balancing Methods Available -- Balancing methods based on the I Ching, classical Chinese medicine, or Korean balancing traditions are exceptionally effective in balancing harmony within the body. Dr. Keeler has trained with the experts in balancing method techniques, and may employ any one of them during a treatment session for optimal effectiveness.
Eight Extraordinary Treatment Sessions: Methods using the eight extraordinary meridians (the body has 12 regular and 8 extraordinary meridians) are particularly effective for psychological aspects and life stage growth. Depending on the stage, for a example a Chong treatment with its corresponding point prescription may be applied during a session to facilitate nourishing self love and confidence.
Medical QiGong -- Medical QiGong is an energy medicine technique, similar to Reiki, but with theory and origins in Chinese medicine. Medical QiGong techniques can be applied to move energetic flows in the channel, meridian, and organ systems - and in some cases can be applied remotely (Distance Medical QiGong).
I Ching (Yi Jing) - Have a life question or need direction? Innovations to Wellness offers in-depth I Ching readings utilizing the ancient Chinese divination method remotely, by appointment. Readings include refining your question, drawing the I Ching hexagram, and a reading and preliminary interpretation of the results.
Autoimmune Disorders -- Autoimmune conditions are difficult conditions with unknown etiology. Chinese Medicine can help the patient repair the underlying pattern imbalances to help reduce symptoms with little to no side effects. Since no cure has yet been determined, treatment is aimed at quality of life indicators.
Sports and Orthopedic Acupuncture -- Orthopedic testing and acupuncture treatment of sports and orthopedic injuries. Using muscle testing, trigger point needling, and special techniques for sports injuries, this style of acupuncture helps to pinpoint the location of the injury and facilitate its repair.
Innovations to Wellness, Oakland, California