Carina Wagner, LAc
Chinese Medicine Practitioner
Carina Wagner, LAc is a highly skilled acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine practitioner who also integrates therapeutic massage, nutrition and mind-body approaches into her care.
With more than 25 years of clinical experience, Carina is accomplished at helping people with a wide variety of chronic health challenges. Carina’s expertise includes acute and chronic pain, musculoskeletal problems, women’s health issues, cancer treatment support, chronic immune conditions, and severe allergies.
When she works with people experiencing chronic pain or side effects from cancer treatments, Carina often incorporates therapeutic massage and emotional release techniques with acupuncture to increase the effectiveness of the treatment. She has been successful with a host of women’s health issues, from menstrual/menopausal challenges to infertility. For people suffering from immune conditions and environmental health issues, Carina uses acupuncture, herbs, dietary, and allergy elimination approaches.
Carina graduated from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco in 1985. She also received additional training and certification in massage therapy and nutrition. Carina has a longstanding commitment to community service and helping those in need. She has volunteered as an acupuncturist for ten years at the Institute’s Saturday Clinic for Cancer Patients in Santa Rosa, and supervises acupuncture interns at the Jewish Community Free Clinic.
In addition to Carina’s expertise and commitment to service, people often comment on her warm and calming presence. She strongly encourages patients to partner with her to improve their health. As a longtime advocate of integrative medicine, Carina is excited to bring the Institute's vision of "healing people, transforming healthcare" to the Santa Rosa community.
Services offered at IHH Santa Rosa:
IHH Santa Rosa Program
1210 Sonoma Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
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"Carina is wonderful. I look forward to these appointments and the way they integrate all avenues of healing."