About Us

Second Generation Acupuncturist


Welcome to Western River Acupuncture. Our second generation acupuncturist's goal is to treat the whole body, mind, and spirit as a whole. You are at the right place! We will take care of you!

Hyun (Lisa) Kim is a SECOND GENERATION licensed acupuncturist, and has managed to develop the simplest yet most effective form of all Eastern healing for PAIN, wellness, anti-aging, and many other problems using the best methods of Asia. She practiced throughout her youth and into adulthood with her mother Dr. Bae, studied in China, Japan, and Korea, at her clinic in Japan and her brother at his clinic in West Hollywood for over 17 years. Try our family secret treatments using Korean, Japanese, and Chinese's ancient,  and natural healing methods! Let your body become a healing machine!!!

*** Try our Needle-Free Acupuncture & Organic Treatments!!




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All day Street Parking: Rochester Ave (West side of Westwood), Glendon, Veteran, Midvale, Kelton and more! (Walk a little to make your heart happy!) 

Natural Healing & Benefits


~Eastern Medicine~

Helping your body to heal on your own by balancing yin and yang and internal organs to increase the production of natural organic healing hormones and agents. You will be  becoming a healing machine! Experience your own healing POWER!


Stimulating acupuncture points to treat various illnesses. There are 365 acupuncture points in our body. Each points have many functions including stimulating all major 12 organs. Choosing right points are the keys for successful treatments!

~Cupping Therapy~​

So many benefits!! Please see "CUPPING THERAPY" section below. 

​~Magnet Therapy~

For balancing the body to increase the healing power, reduce pain, and treats various illnesses! Great for treating kids!!!

***Try our Needle-Free Treatments!!

~Moxabustion/Heat Therapy~

For Speeding up the healing process, treat many different types of pains, dilates vessels to increase the blood circulation, open stagnations of qi and blood for illnesses, warms the body to treat cold illnesses, relaxes the muscles, turn the breech babies and so much more!

​~Gua Sha/Scratching Therapy~
Gua Sha is used to raise and remove blood stagnation, promote blood circulation, and detox lymphatic system to treat many illnesses (mainly: pain, stiffness, skin problems, fever, chill, cough, wheeze, nausea, vomiting, and etc)



***TRY our Pain-LESS Acupuncture with numbing Ointment!

***Needle-Free  Acupuncture!!!

(Magnet therapy & Cupping Therapy)



(PPO Insurance Accepted) 



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Personal Injury Cases Welcome!

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Our Services


Cupping Therapy

Cupping therapy is one of the oldest healing tools ever made in human history. It was recorded on "hwang-je-nae-gyeong" “황제내경," one of the oldest Chinese/Korean Eastern Medicine books, about 5 thousand years ago and widely used in many countries until today. Napoleon also often used cupping for stomach pain.



  • Reduce pain
  • Reduce stress & anxiety
  • Reduce internal inflammation/bruising/swelling
  • Reduce edema/water accumulation
  • Reduce cellulite
  • Detoxification
  • Relax muscles (feels like deep-tissue massage!)
  • Increase blood circulation
  • Increase resisting power against disease
  • Remove Blood and Qi stagnation that cause problems
  • Nourish muscles and tendons
  • Balance and stable nervous system
  • Balance and stimulate internal organs and meridians
  • Repair skin  (sagging skin, acne, scar tissue, stretch marks...)
  • Tones facial muscles
  • Used to treat for cold, congestion from common cold, asthma
  • Used to treat for High Blood Pressure
  • Used to treat for migraines
  • Used to treat for rheumatism
  • Used to treat for constipation and help with indigestion
  • Used to treat for vericous veins
  • Used to treat for insomnia
  • Used for Weight Loss
  • And more!!




Massage (Therapeutic, Deep-tissue,  Swedish, etc)
Magnet Therapy

Cupping Therapy

Hot-Stone Therapy

Needle-Free Acupuncture

Electro-Stimulation Therapy

Moxabustion (Heat Therapy)

Guasha (Scratching Technique)

Internal Organ Evaluation

Non-Invasive Wrinkle Acupuncture Treatment  

Anti-aging Facial 

Fast Relief Pain Treatments




*Acute/Chronic Pain Treatments
Back Pain/ Head Aches/ Migraine/ Neck Pain/ Shoulder Pain/ Sports Injury Pain/ Hip Pain/ Stomach Pain/ Leg Pain/ Foot Pain/ Tooth Pain/ Facial Pain/ Fibromyalgia/ Sports Injury Pain/ Work-Related Pain/ Arm Pain/ Tennis Elbow/ Wrist pain/ Golfer's elbow/  soreness/ Sprain/ Over-used & over-stretched muscles and tendons/ inflammation pain/ Groin pain/  Hernia pain/ TMJ/ Auto Accident pain/ Carpal Tunnel Syndrome/ GOUT pain/ Arthritis pain/ PMS pain/ Bone pain/ Muscle Pain/ Joint pain/ Sciatica/ More...
*Weight Loss/Body Treatments
Ear Acupuncture and Magnet Therapy/ Diet Consultation/ Sugar, Wine, Chocolate Craving Treatment/ Detox/ Intestinal Cleansing/ Decrease Appetite Treatment/ Cellulite Treatment/ Stretch mark Treatments
*GI disorder Treatments
Constipation/ Loose Stools/ Diarrhea/ Bad Digestion/ Bloating/ Stomach discomfort/
Reflux Disease/ IBS/ Heartburn/ Severe diarrhea/ Dumping Syndrome/ Stomach Pain
*Liver Disorder

Anxiety, Fear, Anger, Depression, Stress, Stress-related Hair Loss (Temporal, Patches, Vertex), Leg Pain (Inner and Outer), Knee pain, Sciatica, Migraine Head Ache (Temporal and Vertex)/ Chest Pain or Rib Pain (Liver and Gall Bladder Area), Easily Upset, Facial Redness, Dizziness, Numbness, Twitching or Spasm of Muscle, Eye Problems

*Heart Disorder
Chest Pain, Palpitations, Night Sweating, Cold hands or Feet, Poor Memory, Dizziness, Insomnia, Swelling of hands or feet, Easily Awaken, Irregular Heartbeat

*Lung Disorder
Cough, Asthma, Common Cold, Sinus Problem, Phlegm, Depression, Skin Problem, Sore Throat, Pain with a deep breath, Spontaneous Sweating, Difficulty in Breathing, Skin itchiness..
*Spleen and Stomach Disorder
Stomach Pain, Gas Fullness, Heartburn, Acid Reflux, GERD, Nausea, Vomiting, Belching, Indigestion, Bad Breath, Prolapse, Bruise (easily), Fatigue, Constipation, Lose Stool, Diarrhea, Abdominal Distension, Abdominal Cramps
*Kidney Disorder

Ear Ringing, Hearing Loss, Back Pain, Knee Pain, Joint Pain, Hair Loss, Easily Frightened, Edema (water Retention), Urinary Problem, UTI, Night Urination

Acne Treatments/ Discoloration/ Dark Spots/Excessive Sweating/Rosacea/ Eye Problems/ Eye pain/Restlessness/ Insomnia/ Recurring inflammation/Low immune system/ Bad Memory/Low Appetite for Kids/Swollen Neck and more!


Contact Us

Western River Acupuncture

1321 Westwood Blvd Ste 201, Los Angeles, CA 90024, US

Call or Text (310) 463-6100


Mon - Fri: 9am - 8pm

Saturday: 9am - 6pm

Sunday: Closed

Near: Westwood, Brentwood, Century City, Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, UCLA, Beverly Hills, 90024, 90025, 90034, 90035, 90077, 90210

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