Your Heart-Centered Healing Journey Starts Here!
Functional Medicine & Acupuncture in Santa Rosa, CA
Dr. Shiroko Sokitch, MD
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The Miracle of Healing!
How do you heal when the answers aren’t easy?
When the standard treatment does not cure the problem, or when there is no diagnosis, or when nothing seems to help, we must ask ourselves — what else is going on?
Over the past 30 years, I have worked with 1000’s of patients who have had chronic, unexplained, or mystery illnesses. My method combines cutting-edge Western medicine and science with the holistic healing principles of Chinese medicine , and provides a caring, nurturing environment in order to navigate seemingly impossible odds.
Whether you’ve suffered an injury, are coping with a chronic or potentially life-threatening illness, or are struggling to understand your symptoms and find a diagnosis and cure – there is an answer that will work for you.
Together, we can find it!
Knowing that the holistic healing journey is a collaborative one, Dr. Shiroko takes the time to fully understand you so that she can help you achieve the wellness you desire.
What you can expect
Your individualized treatment plan might include
Acupuncture & Herbs
Nutrition & Diet Counseling
And much more…
How we help you heal
Your Body is Unique in Every Way – and so is Your Healing Journey
Every illness and every recovery is unique to each person, and so are the remedies that might work for each of us. I am committed to your well-being. Together we can work to find what your body needs to be in balance. True and lasting health means discovering what’s behind the symptoms – pulling back the layers to resolve the root of your health concerns.
Through our work together, you can expect:
✔️ Increased vitality and energy
✔️ Reduced stress, pain, and inflammation
✔️ A refined ability to listen, understand and work with your body and its signals
✔️ Discovering the root cause of your health issues
✔️ Natural and positive changes in your lifestyle habits
✔️ More joy, balance, and hope in your life
✔️ Expanded gratitude and love
And Healing – even when it seems impossible!
Meet Shiroko Sokitch, MD
Dr. Shiroko is the owner and practitioner at Heart to Heart Medical Center.
Board certified in Medical Acupuncture, Integrative Medicine, and Functional Medicine, she has been practicing a blend of Chinese and Western medicine for nearly 30 years, including 10 years as an ER doctor.
In that time she’s helped over 40,000 people heal their bodies and their lives.
The Proof is in the Pudding!
When I work with my patients, we create a partnership. We look deeply at how your body is functioning, and address any potential imbalances in order to bring your whole body into balance so that can live your best possible life. My goal is to provide hope, to ease pain, and to give you the tools and understanding you need to take command of your health and sustain your wellness and vitality throughout your life.
HEALING WHEN IT SEEMS IMPOSSIBLE
7 Keys to Defy the Odds
By Dr. Shiroko Sokitch, MD, FMCP
“Anytime you are facing a serious, chronic, or lingering health issue, it’s like walking on a precipice. On one side – you have everything to lose. On the other side is your health, renewal, and a life that you love. I am committed to helping you experience the miracle that is possible in your life.” – Dr Shiroko
“When our energy is out of balance, we have problems and become ill. Chinese medicine is the art of working with the energy in the body to bring about healing.” – Dr. Shiroko Sokitch There’s a lot of stress lately and stress has a tendency to weaken our immune systems and leave us […]
Beauty is a feeling and quiet confidence that comes from being perfectly aligned in body, mind, and spirit (or as close to perfect as possible!). It will be my pleasure to help you understand the SCIENCE of BEAUTY! – Rachel Varga In august 2020, I sat down on Facebook Live with Rachel Varga […]
Deep breathing is one of the most amazing things you can do in order to be more relaxed in your body. – Dr. Shiroko Sokitch In my video (from June 2020) I talked about Pelvic pain and how to find solutions beyond Kegels. I explained about the importance of deep breathing and shared […]
As you’re doing the breath-work, you have to do the visualization. Sometimes you need visualization, you need breath-work, you need positioning to accomplish the exercise. – Isa Herrera So many women are suffering in silent pain, embarrassment, and shame with pelvic conditions that include pain with intimacy, leaking, or pelvic organ prolapse – […]
Osteoporosis Care Management for Older Adults Osteoporosis is characterized by the weakening of bone tissue, structure, and strength, leading to an increased risk of fractures. The condition is quite common in older adults, given that bones begin to grow frailer as one ages. According to the CDC, 19.6% of women above 50 have osteoporosis at the femur […]
A little bit can go a long way – especially if we start incorporating it more and on a regular basis. – Dr. Anna Cabeca Women come to me dealing with the symptoms of perimenopause, wanting to find the right diet and find balance for their hormones. In this Facebook Live (May, 2020), […]
The liver rules the emotion of anger so if you’re worried a lot or you’re angry a lot then it can affect your stomach and cause you to have problems with your digestive system. – Dr. Shiroko Sokitch Heartburn is something that plagues so many of us, and yet it is so commonly […]
Heartburn medications may prevent you from having heartburn in the moment or for a period of time but staying on them for long periods of time can cause vitamin deficiencies where you’re not able to absorb vitamins or certain nutrients. – Dr. Shiroko Sokitch Have you been suffering from heartburn or reflex lately? […]
You can touch certain places on your body to help build your immune system. – Dr. Shiroko Sokitch These days your immune system is vitally important to your health. As an acupuncturist, I’ve been helping people with their immune system for many years. In this quick video, I will be showing you a […]
Balance Your Energy and Uplift Your Immune System – Answering Questions and reflecting on the last year
In Chinese medicine the whole idea is that you’re made up of energy and energy travels through your body in patterns. When your energy is out of balance, there are problems. – Dr. Shiroko Sokitch In this video from March 2020, I share some important information about how Chinese medicine works and the […]