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Atsuki Maeda, LAc, MTOM
Atsuki Maeda, LAc, MTOM, is a licensed acupuncturist in both Japan and California who specializes in Xing Nao Kai Qiao stroke rehabilitation acupuncture and Japanese-style acupuncture. After completing his acupuncture degree in Japan, Maeda pursued extensive stroke rehabilitation acupuncture training under Dr. Shi Xue Min of First Teaching Hospital of Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, a treatment protocol that recently gained recognition in the documentary "9,000 Needles." Maeda then maintained a successful career in the stroke rehabilitation unit at Kuroda Hospital in Tokyo before coming to the US. He completed his California acupuncture training at Emperor’s College in 1993 and spearheaded the Japanese-style acupuncture program at Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College, Berkeley. Maeda maintains a private practice in Torrance, California, while leading the Xing Nao Kai Qiao Stroke Rehabilitation & Prevention module in the doctoral program at Emperor’s College and treating patients at the Stroke Rehabilitation and Dementia Care Center at Emperor’s College Acupuncture Clinic.