Brett Rabin is a California Licensed Acupuncturist specializing in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders and the mitigation of pain associated with acute and chronic injuries. He has been the Acupuncturist for the San Diego Padres since the 2015 season and currently treats professional baseball players on the active rosters of MLB.
He is a graduate of the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM) in San Diego, where he received a Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM). Brett is also Certified in Sports Medicine Acupuncture (C.SMA), a unique distinction in the field of acupuncture.
Brett Rabin completed the Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification (SMAC) program in 2015, the same year he began working with professional athletes. Brett has been the Acupuncturist for the San Diego Padres since the 2015 season. He utilizes Sports Medicine Acupuncture alongside MLB Athletic Trainers, Training Staff, Team Doctors, Sports Physical Therapists, and Chiropractors in the on-going evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of professional baseball players on the San Diego Padres active roster.
As a practitioner who specializes in the sports medicine, Brett gained invaluable knowledge during his training in the SMAC program. The practical tools and expertise he obtained during this time provided him with the utmost confidence to hone his craft with professional athletes. In addition to working with the active roster of the San Diego Padres, Brett also currently treats numerous other professional MLB players.
Brett's private practice is currently located at Water and Sports Physical Therapy (WSPT) in UTC.
At WSPT, Brett remains committed to providing the utmost in quality patient care. He firmly believes in fostering an open communication with each and every one of his patients. Each patient receives a personalized treatment plan designed to fit his or her health needs. Acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, postural analysis, cupping, nutritional consulting, PNF stretching, and home-based exercises are just some of the medical modalities that may be included in the treatment plan.
From 2012 until 2017, Brett treated patients at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine (SCIM) in La Jolla, CA. He utilized comprehensive clinical treatment plans and protocol evaluations in concert with Integrative Medical Doctors, Nurses, Nutritionists, Biofeedback Specialists, and Medical Assistants. The unique opportunity to combine the principles of Eastern medicine with the science of Western medicine at a highly regarded medical facility enabled Brett to practice a truly integrative approach to health care. Working directly onsite with respected physicians, he gained invaluable insight and experience treating a wide variety of health concerns.