501 South Arroyo Parkway  
 Pasadena, CA 91105

Welcome to patient centered holistic health care. This approach to health considers your physical, mental and emotional states. 

Whatever your particular set of circumstances may be, I am here to help you. 

Melissa M. Estrada, is a California State Board Licensed Acupuncturist. This primary health care profession has a defined,  well rounded scope of practice. Aside from acupuncture, tui-na, acupressure, breathing techniques, exercise, heat, cold, magnets, nutrition, diet, herbs, plant, animal and mineral products, and dietary supplements can be used to promote, maintain, and restore health. 

Melissa treats patients for a wide variety of conditions including pain, stress related disorders, anxiety, depression and insomnia.

Her vision of a healthy community starts with preventative care, addressing symptoms of imbalance at the root, self-awareness, and balance of body, mind and spirit.  A proponent of multi-disciplinary healthcare, Melissa educates her patients to work with other health care providers when needed. Her holistic approach addresses lifestyle habits such as diet, exercise and mindset. The ultimate goal is the excellent, personalized care. 

Melissa M. Estrada, L.Ac. earned her Bachelors degree from San Francisco State University and her Masters Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Emperors College.

Now accepting new patients at Encompass Wellness in Pasadena, CA.

We are "in network" with Blue Shield PPO.  We accept all other PPO insurance that has out of network coverage and will gladly check your insurance coverage for acupuncture care. If you have coverage we will bill your insurance for you.

We offer a variety of payment options including discount prepaid packages for those who are underinsured, all of which we will discuss at your first appointment.

We also accept Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) which, in many cases, can be used for covering the cost of acupuncture treatments and herbal prescriptions.