The Best Oceanside Acupuncture

Makari Wellness, Oceanside Acupuncture clinic located at 2111 S El Camino Real Ste 301, Oceanside, CA offers various forms of acupuncture, orthopedic dry-needling, herbal medicine, and active release techniques. We are specialized in scalp and Nao Kai Qiao acupuncture for stroke prevention and rehabilitation, MA 48 micro acupuncture to treat glaucoma, diabetes retinopathy, macular degeneration, and retinitis pigmentosa, as well as Shonishin pediatric acupuncture and fertility acupuncture.

Along with the treatment of vision and neurological conditions, Mike Woodworth L.AC, leading Oceanside acupuncturist is licensed and trained to provide patients with Japanese meridian therapy and Master Tung’s acupuncture methods.

We are a small, family-owned business having one simple goal in mind – to improve your life. Our experience, level of training, and knowledge can help you gain freedom from illness and assist in living the best possible life.

Why Choose Makari Wellness Oceanside Acupuncture?

  • Trained, licensed and certified acupuncturist
  • 20 years of experience
  • Different acupuncture styles and specialties
  • Custom-tailored approach to every client
  • Micro acupuncture for eye and neurological conditions
  • Excellent results for traumas, sports injuries, and chronic pain
  • Best for Chinese acupuncture systems and herbal medicine
  • Two locations: Oceanside and San Diego, California

Common Treatments

Stroke & Neurological Disorder

We offer a combination of modern and traditional medicine to successfully treat many neurological severe conditions like concussion, brain injury and autism, since 2012. Treatment requires expertise and sub-specialties of Chinese medicine, and Michael is leading expert in vision, pain and neurological condition.

Pediatric Neurology

Acupuncture, diet, and herbs show outstanding and even unbelievable improvements in children’s treatments for autism, sleep, immune system, asthma, allergies, add/adhd, digestion, and neurological conditions. Japanese painless acupuncture and neurological needling are safe, effective and drug-free treatment.

Eye Conditions

Depending on the condition and patient treatment, can include eye exercises, micro 48 acupuncture, acu-laser therapy, electro-acupuncture therapy, lifestyle and nutrition counseling, Chinese herbs and different supplements. Mike is one of SoCal Micro 48 certified ophthalmological acupuncturists.


Male and female hormone conditions, low sperm, motility, morphology, ED. IVF assistance, balancing and preparing the body. Complete care throughout pregnancy and follow-up care for recovery and post birth complications. Most of our clients become pregnant and give birth naturally even after years of trying without success following a few months of treatment.

Autoimmune Diseases

Medications can inhibit the body’s immune system and increase risk of infections. Combination of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine we successfully treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA), lupus (SLE), Celiac disease, Sjogren’s syndrome, polymyalgia rheumatica, multiple sclerosis, ankylosing spondylitis vasculitis, and Leaky Gut syndrome.

Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Conditions

Orthopedic “dry needling,” trigger point acupuncture, and active release technique (A.R.T.) are the best pain treatments possible, and they are well known in the world of professional athletes. Forget about low back pain, sciatica, frozen shoulder, and headache; recover and maintain peak performance with Makari Wellness.

Internal Medicine

Treatments combine acupuncture and moxibustion, Chinese herbal medicine, and lifestyle recommendations. The right combination of treatments can help the body to improve its overall function. This approach is effective for simple and complex conditions like Women’s conditions (OB-GYN), endocrine diseases, migraines, headaches, head traumas, depression, hypertension.

Dermatology & Skin Disorder

Diseases of the skin are often complex requiring highly-trained herbal practitioners. Chinese medicine offers treatments for common conditions including acne, eczema, and psoriasis that are safe and more effective for many than the conventional treatments of corticosteroids, antibiotics and topical chemicals.

About Michael Woodworth M.S. L.Ac, Dip. OMC

Cert. ICEAM #122 Classical Herbalist,
Cert. M48A Acupuncture Ophthalmology
Cert.National Chinese Herbal Medicine
Cert. Active Release Techniques (ART), SFMA, FMS

He began training with world-renowned experts in stroke and neurological therapies in 2012. To this day he continues to train with the most prominent specialists in Chinese Medicine – experts in vision, neurological conditions, and pain.


Michael is California Board certified in Acupuncture; Nationally certified Chinese Herbalist and Dip. of Oriental Medicine, Advanced herbal diplomat & pending fellow in ICEAM cert. #122, trained in multiple Japanese and Classical systems of acupuncture, scalp acupuncture, and neurological therapies. He is one of Southern California’s only Micro 48 Certified Ophthalmological Acupuncturists, trained under Dr. Andy Rosenfarb.

Makari Wellness is San Diego’s first and only dedicated Neuro-Vision clinic designed to cater to stroke rehab and neurodegenerative conditions (macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, concussion, TBI, MS, Parkinson’s, ataxia, aphasia, etc.).

To learn more about Michael’s achievement and certifications/CEU seminars visit about us page.

What Others Say About Us

If you are still not sure about alternative medicine, read what our clients say about Mike and how Makari Wellness helped many people to get back in shape. Check our Yelp reviews here.

Michael is no nonsense and to the point. He took the time to ask lots of questions and after treating me, showed me several stretches that he recommended as beneficial for me. He answered my questions and I felt like his goal was aligned with mine: to get me back to running, climbing, jumping and other crazy things I like to do. He was also able to treat my wife for a condition that was unresolved by “Drs” for over 2 years… – Matt L; Oceanside CA

In early December I had a pinched nerve in my neck. I had literally “suffered” for 7 weeks with no relief until I saw Michael. The “first” treatment took me out of dire pain and after 5 treatments I am out of pain and 90% better.  I have some work to do too, after all I am not 21! I now want to work on my digestion which has been an ongoing problem for 7 yrs. after a number of abdominal surgeries and Michael is now treating me for that and I am constantly amazed at his concern for patients financial status as well as his tenacity to FIX the problem. I have never met a doctor that cares in the least about how much it is costing a patient, this is a true “physician” so to speak.  His true goal is to get you better, not how big of a house you will be buying him. I have never believed in a provider like I do him. If you want true compassion and tenacity Makari Wellness is the place to go. – Pamela G; Oceanside, CA


Makari Wellness offers services in two areas; Oceanside and San Diego. Oceanside clinic working days and hours are Tuesday 10 am-6 pm, Thursday 10 am-6 pm and Saturday 9 am – 3 pm.

2111 S El Camino Real Ste 301, Oceanside, CA 92054


Our prices reflect an extraordinary value for our level of training, post-graduate specialty studies, and years of experience. For more detailed information, please visit faq/fee page.

Your first visit is for examination and treatment. We perform diagnosis and treatment in terms of forming a concise diagnosis and evaluate whether we can accept you as a patient.

Get in Touch with Us

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