Growing up in California’s, San Diego County (Cardiff-by-the Sea) and now living in Encinitas, CA. Phil started his health and fitness Career as a competitive athlete, reaching collegiate status in football, semi professional levels in soccer and has been recognized as an outstanding student athlete on both team and individual sports.
Finishing his undergraduate degree in Health Science in 1989 Phil continued his path to helping others achieve optimal health by becoming an NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Approved San Diego Provider in 1994. He has appeared on such shows as “Real Talk ESPN 1700 Radio”, “The E! Channel, “Body by Jake” and Sirius/XM talk radio! Furthering his education Phil completed his Masters Degree and medical internship from Emperors’ College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and finished is medical residency at the UCLA Ashe Center in Los Angeles, CA. in 2002 and is certified by the AOA (Academy of Orthopedic Acupuncture).
As the Founding Principle of Acu-Fit.com, Phil practices a full scope of general Acupuncture, Orthopedics, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Strength Training and Corrective Exercise. By using proven, non-surgical pain relief, Phil has keen interest in getting his clients back to their optimal level of health and activity safely and effectively.
Furthermore, enduring sports related injuries is one of many things that gives Phil the edge in the Health and fitness programs and Acupuncture treatments. He continues to strive for excellence as a performance enthusiast assisting as many people as possible to reach their overall health, fitness and weight loss goals.
He presents himself as a unique practitioner, by combining his rare expertise in Western and Eastern Science, his respected communicative skills, down to earth demeanor and application of techniques. His collective enthusiasm and interests in integrating the strengths of conventional medicine is provided to maximize balance, flexibility, strength performance and overall well-being.
Phil Gallo, LAc is currently accepting new patients at the Encinitas location Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. For more information or to schedule your appointment please call (858) 673-4400 today!