We are now currently reopened. Please see our COVID-19 Clinic Policies


About Us

Johnson's Acupuncture Clinic has been serving the Inner Richmond community of San Francisco with acupuncture and Chinese herbal therapy for over thirty years. Our clinic specializes in treating a variety of common conditions, including both acute and chronic pain. Conditions that we treat include:

  • carpal tunnel syndrome

  • tendinitis

  • sciatica

  • IT band syndrome

  • low back pain

  • neck and shoulder pain

  • peripheral neuropathy

  • TMJ

  • tennis elbow / golfer's elbow

  • knee pain

  • postoperative pain

  • labor induction
  • breech baby presentation
  • dysmenorrhea
  • anxiety / depression

  • allergic rhinitis (hay fever)

  • acne / eczema/ psoriasis

  • hypertension

  • rheumatoid arthritis

  • trigeminal neuralgia

  • GERD

  • IBD / IBS


Our Team

Dr. Johnson You, L.Ac., Ph.D. 

Dr. Johnson You, L.Ac., Ph.D., is a second-generation acupuncturist and master herbalist. He has served the San Francisco community at the current Inner Richmond location since 1988. Dr. You specializes in both orthopedic and internal medicine. 

Dr. You earned a Doctorate degree in oriental medicine in the Hong Kong and the U.S. and is also a member of: the California Certified Acupuncture Association, the American Acupuncture Association, and the American Society of Acupuncturists.

Dr. Karen You, L.Ac., DAOM

Third-generation acupuncturist and daughter of Dr. Johnson You, Dr. Karen You, L.Ac, DAOM, has a Master's of Science from American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and a Doctorate degree from Five Branches University. 

Dr. Karen You is experienced in treating neuro-muscular conditions, as well as a variety of internal medicine conditions. She frequently uses Chinese herbal therapy, trigger point needling (dry needling) for myofascial release of muscles, and also offers Mei Zen facial acupuncture. 

Dr. Connie Ly, L.Ac., DACM

Dr. Connie Ly, L.Ac., graduated with her Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM) degree from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco, CA. She is following her grandfather’s footsteps of practicing Chinese Medicine; he was a Chinese herbalist in South China prior to moving to America in the 1980s.


Dr. Connie Ly's training includes acupuncture, trigger point therapy, Chinese herbology, Tui-Na (Chinese Orthopedic massage), cupping, and Mei Zen style facial acupuncture rejuvenation.


Contact Us

Johnson's Acupuncture

245 Clement St. San Francisco, CA 94118

Tel: 415-387-9738

Email: info@johnsonyouacupuncture.com

Updated clinic hours starting 06/03/20:

Mon  10 am -  6 pm

Wed  10 am -  6 pm

 Fri    10 am -  6 pm

Sat.    10 am -  2 pm  (Dr. Connie Ly only)

Health insurances accepted: United Healthcare, Cigna, FSA/HSA, SF Health Plan (Medi-Cal), and workers comp.

We no longer accept Aetna, Blue Shield, or Blue Cross but can provide you a superbill to submit to your insurance.

By appointment only, and same day appointments are accepted over the phone.  Please provide 24 hours cancellation notice.

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