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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. 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 orthopedic acupuncture, trigger point therapy, Chinese herbology, and Mei Zen style facial acupuncture rejuvenation.

Dr. Karen You, L.Ac., DAOM

*currently NOT accepting patients*


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 both neuro-muscular conditions and internal medicine conditions. She frequently uses Chinese herbal therapy, trigger point needling for myofascial release of muscles, and also specializes in facial acupuncture. 

Silvia Wang, L.Ac., MSTCM

Silvia Wang, L.Ac, has a Master’s of Science from the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Science in Oakland, CA. With her mother being an OBGYN doctor of 20 years, she has a special interest in studying various female reproductive issues.


Silvia Wang is experienced in treating both skeletal muscular pain and various internal medicine diseases. She’s also trained in Chinese Nutritional Therapy, Chinese Herbal Therapy and Mei Zen facial rejuvenation acupuncture.


Contact Us

Johnson's Acupuncture

245 Clement St. San Francisco, CA 94118

Tel: 415-387-9738

Email: info@johnsonyouacupuncture.com

Updated clinic hours starting 02/01/21:

Mon  10 am -  6 pm

Tue   10 am -  6 pm

Wed  10 am -  6 pm

Thur 10 am -  6 pm

 Fri    10 am -  6 pm

 Sat    10 am -  2 pm  

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

We do not accept Aetna, Blue Shield, or Blue Cross but can provide you a superbill to submit to your insurance.

By appointment only.  Same day appointments are accepted over the phone.  Please provide 24 hours cancellation notice to avoid the late cancellation fee.

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