David Perla, an expert in Chinese medicine, is a graduate (M.Sc) of the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco, U.S.A, where he studied traditional Chinese medicine. He holds a California license to practice Chinese medicine, and was certified by the N.C.C.A. (National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists) in the United States in 1992.
David Perla has been managing and treating patients in a private clinic in Ramat Aviv that specializes in Chinese and complementary dermatology for the past 15 years. David has much experience in the treatment of a variety of medical conditions, and uniquely specializes in treating skin problems, combining Chinese medicine with traditional dermatology.
David Perla has published a variety of articles and research papers in professional magazines, and was selected in a survey by the Ma’ariv newspaper as the best in his field between 2003 and 2006.
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Treating the Skin
In Chinese medicine, skin diseases and afflictions testify to the patient’s internal, physical and mental imbalance. Traditional Chinese medicine holds that internal physical and mental changes are at the heart of the body’s natural healing process, and will lead to an external change and to healing the skin.
David Perla, who treats skin problems according to Chinese medicine, sees the restoration of the patient’s internal physical and mental balance as the main goal, thus strengthening the body’s healing processes and properly nourishing the skin.
This balance will reduce the frequency scope of the illness and its accompanying symptoms (rash, redness, and dandruff), leading to an improvement in the patient’s quality of life and full recovery. Common skin afflictions that can be treated using Chinese medicine include: atopic dermatitis – asthma of the skin, seborrhea, psoriasis, acne, urticaria, pruritus (itch) and more.
According to Chinese medicine, treatment of skin afflictions includes four major components that are each essential for its success: acupuncture, medicinal herbs, natural ointments and a dietary change and food additives.
David Perla is an expert in researching and treating the skin according to Chinese medicine in combination with western medicine. During his specialization in this field in hospitals in China, and during his current position, in charge of complementary medicine in the Dermatology Department in Tel Hashomer Hospital, David implements his experience in treating a wide variety of skin afflictions, with a deep understanding of the sickness process and the ways to awaken and speed up the body’s natural healing ability, using complementary medicine.
Common skin afflictions which David treats include: allergic rashes, urticaria, general itch, atopic dermatitis, seborrhea, psoriasis, acne, alopecia and others…
When practicing Chinese medicine, David Perla combines acknowledged scientific knowledge with the four components of the ancient Chinese healing method, in order to restore the patient’s body the essential physical and mental balance – for a full natural healing.
The four main components of Chinese medicine include:
Acupuncture, medicinal herbs, dietary changes and ointments based on plant essences.
The goal of the treatment is to restore the internal physical and mental balance, and to hasten the body’s natural healing processes.