John How, MD


John How, MD

John How, MD, a board-certified emergency medicine physician with over a decade of experience in the emergency department, now welcomes patients at The How Clinic in Encinitas, California. He specializes in treating an array of musculoskeletal and mental health conditions, with a special interest in healing the physical and mental problems that develop in people who work or live in high-stress jobs and environments.

As an emergency medicine provider, Dr. How shares a deep connection with others who thrive in high-stress environments. Emergency room doctors and nurses, EMS, first responders, athletes, and members of the military all share a bond defined by an intense approach to the way they live, work, and play. Everyone in these professions finds great fulfillment in their high-stress way of life. But they also face physical and mental challenges as a result of their passion.

Dr. How’s first-hand and medical experience with the health problems that develop from repeated exposure to stress motivated him to open The How Clinic. His goal is to provide effective therapies that help his patients find balance and heal from their physical, mental, and emotional stress, so they can stay active in their work and life activities.

Dr. How received his medical degree at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, California. From there, he completed a residency in emergency medicine at Ascension St. John Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.

For much of his career, Dr. How has been fascinated with the power of modern ultrasound to diagnose and guide treatment for many different conditions. This passion leads him to regularly travel, seeking out thought leaders and mentors who share his enthusiasm. 

Through extensive training with doctors in a broad range of specialties, Dr. How developed exceptional skills in precision ultrasound-guided interventions for conditions ranging from peripheral nerve entrapment to tears and overuse injuries of soft tissues. He has also trained and continues to work with pioneers in the use of ultrasound-guided injections to treat PTSD.

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The How Clinic
285 N El Camino Real, Suite 211
Encinitas, CA 92024
Phone: 877-381-4115
Fax: 858-901-1461

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