Sophie Achekian

Sophie Achekian, L.Ac. is a Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist in the state of California.

Sophie Achekian, L.Ac. is a Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist in the state of California. She graduated summa cum laude from Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine in Santa Monica, CA and completed her clinical externships at the UCLA Arthur Ashe Student Health and Wellness Center as well as Venice Family Clinic.

Prior to studying Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ms. Achekian earned a B.S. in Business Economics from UCLA and had a decade-long successful career as an Account Executive at an advertising firm in Los Angeles. 

Today, Ms. Achekian runs a busy practice in Sherman Oaks. She specializes in providing individualized and timely healthcare for accident injuries.  Ms. Achekian applies her in-depth knowledge of the ancient healing traditions within the context of the modern world to help her patients feel great, have abundant energy and reach their optimum health.

Acupuncture relieves muscle tension and restores your body’s balance by increasing systemic blood circulation and reduces inflammation.

At Meridian Pathways, we combine Classical Acupuncture, Master Tong acupuncture along with modern physiotherapy techniques (cold laser therapy, therapeutic ultrasound, myofascial release, etc.), for effective and pill-free treatment of pain, soft tissue injuries, postural imbalances and other general systemic disorders.

Acupuncture is a safe, gentle, and effective treatment method used for a wide range of conditions such as acute or chronic pain, neck pain, low back pain, sciatic pain, arthritis, digestive issues, male and female infertility, addiction disorders, and much more!