About Canyon Health Center
Jennifer Reilly, L.Ac.
As a California Licensed Acupuncturist, Jennifer Reilly received her Bachelors Degree in Natural Health Sciences and then her Masters degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at Bastyr University in 2001. Jennifer has completed post-graduate training at the International Training Centers for Traditional Chinese Medicine in Shanghai and Chengdu, China in 2001. There she studied and practiced the use of scalp acupuncture to treat post-stroke patients, the treatment of Bells Palsy, other neurological conditions, in combination with herbal medicine for internal diseases. She has also completed several Functional Medicine specialty programs including certification in Blood Chemistry, Functional Endocrinology; including Adrenal, Thyroid and Hormone imbalances, Mastering Brain Chemistry, Autoimmune physiology, and Reproductive health. Jennifer has been in private practice since 2001.
After a few years of practice in Santa Cruz, she moved to Auburn to start Canyon Health Center in 2005. She aims to provide a safe and affordable multidisciplinary health care clinic that the community can rely upon when natural treatments are preferred over standard allopathic care.
Jennifer is a Chinese Medicine practitioner who utilizes functional medicine principles in her practice, providing a range of complimentary therapies which enable her to address your health care needs with a holistic approach. These include Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Nutrition, Lifestyle Counseling, and deeper health assessment using laboratory testing to diagnose and correct functional metabolic, hormonal and immunological imbalances.
She maintains her commitment to her patients by continually studying with the leaders in Chinese Medicine in the U.S.; constantly updating her skills and continuing her studies in functional medicine.
In addition to the many conditions commonly treated by acupuncture and oriental medicine, Jennifer Reilly specializes in the treatment of chronic illness, chronic fatigue, sleep disorders, and hormonal imbalance by addressing adrenal fatigue and the stress response, thyroid dysfunction, and supporting the bodies proper immune response.
Jennifer Little, L.Ac.
Jennifer Little is a licensed acupuncturist, massage therapist, clinical herbalist, and wellness educator with a Master’s of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has more than fifteen years of experience as a holistic healthcare provider.
With extensive post-graduate training in women’s health, infertility, pregnancy, and prenatal & postnatal care, Jennifer treats patients with a variety of conditions including acute injuries, chronic pain and repetitive stress syndromes, colds and flus, allergies, stress, anxiety, depression, and insomnia. She has experience treating patients with respiratory, digestive, urinary, endocrine, and dermatological issues. Many patients also see Jennifer to optimize their health with preventative treatments that boost immunity, vibrancy, focus and strength, enhance natural beauty and ensure longevity. She utilizes a blend of techniques to treat patients by tailoring each session to their state of being and personal health goals.
Treating each person as a multidimensional whole, Jennifer works at a physical, emotional and soul level, intuitively connecting with the patient to engender their radiant wellness. She incorporates a variety of modalities to treat patients and is committed to empowering them to become champions of their own health.
She contributed to Contemporary Gynecology: An Integrative Approach, which was published in 2010, and Five Hundred Cases (still in production), while working with mentor and gynecology & infertility expert, Dr. Lifang Liang. Jennifer writes and edits courses for acupuncturists and Chinese herbalists with Health CMI. In addition to her didactic and clinical training at ACTCM, Jennifer provided care at the California Pacific Medical Center and the Haight-Ashbury Clinic. She is currently producing a line of healing tools and a health optimization platform.
She extends deep gratitude to all of her teachers, mentors and guides, especially Dr. Robert Levine, Dr. Lifang Liang and Dr. Robert Johns for their gracious generosity, wisdom, care, compassion, and deep dedication to teaching, medicine, and humanity.
Michael Moore, A.H.M.T.
Michael Moore, AHMT is an Advanced Holistic Massage Therapist who has completed an 1100 hour program from Fair Oaks massage Institute. Michael has been providing massage therapy at Canyon Health Center since September 2014, and is owner of the new Canyon Health “Rec Room” Compression Therapy lounge for athletic recovery and lymphatic drainage. Patients appreciate his kind demeanor, attention to their individual needs and ability to improve their condition. With a military background and years of coaching experience, he has an outstanding service oriented approach. He specializes in deep tissue work with cupping therapy, and lymphatic drainage but offers other techniques when appropriate. His extensive training includes :
Deep Tissue techniques
Active Isolated Stretching
* Has trained with Christy Hein, Advanced Lymphedema specialist.
**Has worked with Monsters of Massage, Newcastle Ca, at numerous Ultramarathons and endurance events in Placer, Sacramento and El Dorado Counties.
He offers a variety of treatments based on your needs. 30, 60 and 90 minute sessions are available, in addition to combining his work with your scheduled acupuncture treatment. Please arrange this service in advance as it is subject to availability.
Michael Moore is an Advanced Holistic Massage Therapist who specializes in deep tissue, myofascial release, cupping therapy and other modalities to support muscular release, healing and stress reduction. Michael Moore is available for massage therapy, and can be scheduled before your acupuncture treatment or hourly in private practice. He has also done extensive training in lymphatic drainage and lymphedema.