Sports Injury Acupuncture in Santa Cruz with Glenn Kazmierski, LAc Phone (831) 459 - 6005

Glenn Kazmierski LAc, AAPOM, is a licensed acupuncturist in Santa Cruz and the owner of Tao Performance, a traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture clinic, located in midtown Santa Cruz at 550 Water Street, Building K, Unit 2. Call 831-459-6005 for more information or to schedule an appointment. Glenn is a faculty member at ACTCM in San Francisco and Five Branches University in San Jose where he teaches pain management, orthopedic acupuncture and sports medicine. He’s also the board-certifying instructor for the American Academy of Physical Oriental Medicine (AAPOM) for Northern California.

Glenn sets up his treatment plans following an Integrative Diagnosis, using practices from Western Orthopedics, Japanese Meridian Therapy and Chinese Medicine.

He works with his patients to help them heal faster, increase sports performance, and boost vitality. His intention is to support his patients on an upward spiral of health both in their everyday lives and in their sports activities. His goal is to get patients back to work, back to their sports as quickly as possible and stronger than before. He also works with athletes to enhance their overall performance.


As a Chinese and Western herbalist, Glenn custom tailors herbal formulas to meet the body’s needs for enhancement and restoration from many chronic conditions.

Glenn is available to travel nationwide as a guest lecturer or presenter on topics including: Assessment & Treatment of Musculoskeletal Conditions, Orthopedic Acupuncture, Physical Examination, Orthopedic Examination, Neurological Examination, Assessment and Treatment of Sports Related Injuries. Click here if you would like to book Glenn to present on one of these topics.


Glenn is a former clinical acupuncturist for both Kaiser Permanente musculoskeletal/spine care & work comp departments in San Jose. He is familiar with the workman’s comp treatment model and paperwork process. He actively accepts referrals for workman’s comp at Performance Acupuncture Santa Cruz.