Vita-Health Acupuncture & Wellness Center was founded in 2005 by David and Yelena Pakula, husband and wife licensed acupuncture physicians. David and Yelena have traveled throughout the world to find the best holistic treatments for their clinic and for advanced professional training.
David and Yelena practice Japanese Acupuncture & Moxibustion in the tradition of Kiiko Matsumoto & Master Nagano. They each received advanced certification training in this style of acupuncture both in the United States and in Japan. They also perform cupping therapy in their clinic. They each have received training and certification in homeopathy with the Center for Education and Development of Clinical Homeopathy (CEDH), as well as training in homeopathic injection therapy.
David and Yelena also perform prolotherapy and prolozone injection therapy for musculoskeletal conditions. They each received training in prolotherapy in Italy with the European School of Prolotherapy and participated in a mission in Greece providing treatment for indigent patients. They are also certified practitioners of ozone therapy, having received training in the United States, Spain, and the Russian Federation. Their ozone practice includes prolozone, PRP for joints, ozone therapy, ozone autohemotherapy, ozone insufflation, and ozone major autohemotherapy. In their clinic, they also perform IV nutrition and vitamin injection therapy.
Yelena Pakula was a Medical Doctor in St. Petersburg, Russia, specializing in neurology, osteopathy and acupuncture before immigrating to the United States in 2000. After receiving her Master’s Degree and Florida acupuncture license, she went on to earn a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (D.A.O.M.) degree from the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine. Dr. Pakula completed a doctoral capstone on Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. She has maintained her Russian medical license.
David Pakula was a successful attorney before obtaining his Masters Degree in Oriental Medicine with Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine. He is a Florida licensed Acupuncture Physician and a Diplomat of Oriental Medicine (D.O.M.). He received advanced training in Jing Fang Classical Chinese herbal medicine, also known as herbology, in the Hu Xi shu lineage of the classical teaching of Zhang Zhong jing, with Dr. Feng Shi Lun and Suzanne Robidoux of China. He received certification training in functional medicine with the School of Applied Functional Medicine and is an accomplished functional medicine practitioner.
Vita-Health Acupuncture & Wellness Center features various health technologies that David & Yelena discovered in their international travels. This includes an ozone sauna, a salt cave and a cryosauna. The ozone sauna offers a relaxing method of detoxification and ozone therapy. The salt room provides computer-controlled salt inhalation therapy, otherwise known as halotherapy, in a tranquil, cave-like atmosphere in the European style of simulated salt caves. The cryosauna uses cutting-edge Russian technology to provide the amazing health benefits of cryotherapy.
Vita-Health also offers the latest in anti-aging and esthetic procedures, including anti-aging PRP facial and scalp treatments, chemical peels including the VI peel, and other treatments.
Vita-Health Acupuncture and Wellness Center
12301 Taft Street, Suite 200
Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
Office: (954) 880-0090