Brian Dempsey

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Brian Dempsey, L.Ac, is the founder and owner of the Davis Holistic Health Center. He is an acupuncturist and herbalist for the Center, having practiced acupuncture and herbal medicine for the past two decades. After graduating from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Cheng Du College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1993, Mr. Dempsey began practice in Davis as director and practitioner of the Davis Holistic Health Center. Brian is also a founding member of the Sutter Center for Integrative Health and teaches as an adjunct teacher at the UC Davis Medical School. He has taught hatha yoga since 1979. 

Brian treats a variety of health problems, including pain conditions such as muscle strain, sciatic, bursitis, numbness and tingling symptoms and shooting pain. He also treats migraine and tension headaches, neck tension, whiplash and low back pain. Brian follows the NIH protocol on acupuncture treatments for arthritis, including degenerative disc disease to assist patients with pain due to this condition.

In addition to pain conditions, Brian also treats fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, Irritable bowel, chrones, gastritis and other common GI conditions. He is completing a book on natural treatments for the common cold, including chronic conditions such as a low immune system, chronic cough and chronic allergies. Brian also has experience in weight loss, hormonal problems such as PMS and menopause, liver disorders such as Hepitis or portal hypertension and insomnia. Many of Brian’s patients have insurance that covers acupuncture treatment.

For an appointment, call (530)758-7525.