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Dr. Ching Chen

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Keeping an open mind (and heart) when developing the very best individual treatment plans for my patients, I have included modalities in acupuncture, yoga, and nutrition analysis, that beautifully complement osteopathic medicine’s holistic approach to wellness.

My Services

Are you and your doctors looking at the bigger picture?  is what allows me to zoom in on what’s actually wrong? Would you like a new perspective that allows us to zoom in on what’s actually wrong? Do you have Shoulder pain? Did you know it could be caused by your diet? Is your thyroid issue is actually caused by Lyme disease or another infection? Did you know that your neck pain could be rooted in your childhood trauma?
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Why Work With Me

Dr. Ching Chen is a licensed osteopathic medical doctor—a doctor trained in the “whole person” approach to medicine instead of just treating specific symptoms or illnesses.  Her practice includes people from all walks of life: new moms, athletes, older folks and others who want to learn how to take care of their bodies so they can heal themselves and really come alive again.

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My Philosophy

  • You can heal your body
  • Good food nourishes the body and soul
  • You will see your energy levels improve, your hormones stabilize and your pain decrease when you finally apply the right combination of healing techniques.
  • Just because your family members are sick, doesn’t mean you have to be. Turning your genes off is possible and I will teach you how.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you take insurance?

Currently, I am out of network.

A Superbill will be provided for you to submit to your Insurance company.

What are your qualifications?

I’m a licensed osteopathic medical doctor. I completed my undergraduate degree at Binghamton University then went on to New York College of Osteopathic Medicine where I obtained my DO. I completed my residency at St. Vincent Midtown Health Center and attended Harvard Medical School’s Structural Acupuncture for Physicians program.

What is Osteopathy?
According to Medical News Today, Osteopathy is a form of drug-free non-invasive manual medicine that focuses on total body health by treating and strengthening the musculoskeletal framework, which includes the joints, muscles, and spine. In short, Osteopathy is a hands-on practice that works with the body as a whole to find and treat the cause of your pain, in addition to the symptom.  Curious? Find out more about doctors that DO.
Do you treat children?
Yes! Dr. Ching practices traditional osteopathy, integrative pediatrics, and nutritional-based medicine.
Do you treat Adults?
Yes! Looking for a new integrative approach? Come in for a visit and find out what is possible for you.    

What My Clients are Saying....

I was experiencing back pain throughout my pregnancy and couldn’t take anything but Tylenol for it. After I gave birth, I went to Dr Chen not being able to walk. After 30 minutes of “tweaking,” she fixed me right up. I walked out with great relief and she taught me exercises to do at home to strengthen my back. I think anyone that has had a baby should see Dr. Chen for an adjustment. The sooner you can get better, the easier it is to take care of yourself and baby. I can’t begin to thank Dr Chen for all of her help.” — Yohanna

When I came to Dr. Chen, I was a 61-year-old man who felt and walked like an 80-year-old. Now after four visits, I feel young beyond my years and am almost pain free. She is a miracle worker combining holistic medicine with the knowledge of conventional medicine. I swear by her and recommend her wholeheartedly.” — Irwin J.

Dr. Ching Chen is unlike most doctors today. She takes the time to get to know you and fully understand your issues, rather than listening for two minutes and then sending you away with a prescription to fill. I have scoliosis and have been pregnant twice in the last three years. Dr. Chen helped alleviate my back pain immediately.” — Lily J.

I consulted with Dr. Chen for severe shoulder and neck pain that was severely impacting my mobility. She helped me overcome the pain not just in the short term, but also helped me figure out the motions and activities that were causing me trouble on a continual basis. I found her holistic approach to the diagnosis and her efforts in educating me about lifestyle choices quite refreshing. She helped me with my diet, gave me exercises to do, and showed me how subtle changes in my everyday posture could have a huge impact on how tension builds in the bod. I was able to make a faster and more complete recovery and I have not had the shoulder pain re-emerge since. I was not looking to take any medication or go to multitude of expensive pain relieving sessions and I am glad I went to Dr. Ching.” — Rao V.

Dr. Ching Chen is the most amazing medical professional that I have ever the pleasure of knowing! She is brilliant, humble, caring, compassionate, personable, friendly, unassuming and knowledgeable. She makes me feel more like a dear friend or a beloved family member than a patient and brought immediate relief to chronic issues that have plagued me for over three decades, using surprisingly simple, straightforward, unconventional wisdom. She sets the new standard by which all other physicians are compared—the finest ever!” — John G.

Aggressive methods helped my pain in a very short amount of time.  I looked forward to being treated during my ailment!" — Jay S.

Dr. Chen is a superb healer.  She has been helping me with back and leg pain with good success. She spends the time to find the root of the problem, not just treat the symptoms. She uses techniques from acupuncture, osteopathy and related disciplines and specializes in helping people get over the side effects of “successful” surgery (i.e. surgery that may have cured a major symptom, but created other less obvious problems).— Emmanuel A.

I was tired of taking pills and going nowhere with my back pain. Dr. Chen takes the time to listen and gives good advice. It wasn’t a quick fix but with time, effort, and Dr. Chen’s guidance I am getting better.” — Lyle P.

Dr. Chen is amazing. She is a great listener and a gifted diagnostician. The experience I had in her office was totally different than that of other doctors. I had been suffering with mysterious foot pain for three years and had been to dozens of podiatrists and specialists in sports medicine to no avail. Dr. Chen was able to help relieve the pain from the first treatment! She’s a gem!” — Catherine I.

Dr. Chen is truly in a class of her own! She uses a unique blend of Eastern and Western Medicine and is able to diagnose the problem, rather than just getting right to the treatment. A rare find and a truly gifted physician!” — Jerald Z.

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Come work with me 858-333-7932

Because of the in-depth nature of my work, an initial consultation with every patient is most helpful make sure I understand the entire scope of the health concern. After that, we work together to create a treatment plan that addresses the challenges, health and more in your life.

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Ching Chen, D.O.

Healing Stations at Wellspace
2525 Camino Del Rio South,
Suite 315
San Diego, CA 92108
Make an appointment today!
858-333-7932 Hello@bodiesdontlie.co


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