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Trusted Health Providers at Bohnet Acupuncture & Chiropractic

Bohnet Acupuncture & Chiropractic in La Quinta has been providing comprehensive acupuncture and chiropractic care to help patients manage chronic pain and complex conditions. We take an all-natural, holistic approach to health and wellness in our comfortable and relaxing treatment center. As a locally operated wellness center with a small and focused team, we’re able to treat each patient as an individual with a customized plan. Our practitioners have a combined 65 years of experience, so you will be in great hands!

Meet the Team

Dr. Kristen Bohnet, DC, LAC

Licensed Acupuncturist and Doctor of Chiropractic
As both a Licensed Acupuncturist and Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Bohnet brings the knowledge and experience of two practices to help uncover the root of each patient’s health problems. Each body is unique, and diagnoses present differently from patient to patient. She enjoys difficult cases where patients have seen a variety of doctors and still don’t have answers, and are still in pain. She believes acupuncture treatments should be very soothing and relaxing. She has developed her own brand of chiropractic techniques that are completely tailored to each individual patient.

As an All-American Division 1 elite athlete at UCLA in springboard diving, she utilized a combination of chiropractic, acupuncture, and massage to help her own body perform at its peak, and she wants to ensure all of her patients are feeling their best!

Dr. Bohnet received her Bachelor’s degree from UCLA in Physiological Sciences, her chiropractic degree from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic (Summa Cum Laude), and her Master’s of Science in Oriental Medicine (Acupuncture and Herbs) from South Baylo University.



Dr. Cynthia Nobriga, DAOM, LAc

Dr. Cynthia Nobriga is a Diplomat in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine, certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), as well as a licensed acupuncturist with the state of California. She has completed 8 years of education to attain her master’s and Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She graduated top of her class from an international Chinese Medicine university and she was fortunate to have the opportunity to apprentice under the 2nd generation of Japanese acupuncturists, Hiroyuki Nakamura.

Dr. Nobriga has been practicing this medicine for over 9 years, running her own clinic as well as working alongside other doctors in an integrative medicine setting. She is a dedicated practitioner of East Asian medicine, specializing in gentle and effective pain relief and stress relief. She loves empowering her patients by helping them understand how to heal their bodies and discover the amazing power of acupuncture and herbal medicine. Inspiring to bridge the gap between Western and Eastern medicine.

Shannon Hennigar, LAc

Shannon has been a California State Board-Licensed Acupuncturist for the past 18 years. In 2005, she received her Bachelor of Science in Holistic Medicine and Master of Science in Chinese Medicine from South Baylo University. She also holds a NCCAOM National Board license. Working alongside practitioners in multidisciplinary settings including western MDs, Physical Therapists, Chiropractors, eastern medicine masters of Herbology, Qi Gong and Reflexology, she has vast experience treating patients with multiple complex conditions.

Her specialties include pain management for acute and chronic conditions, women’s health, and facial rejuvenation.

Shannon was first introduced to acupuncture through her mother, who suffered from a chronic condition that was not improving with traditional Western Medicine. Seeing her mother’s response to acupuncture sparked Shannon’s interest, and as a teenager, she started going to acupuncture herself for common ailments such as headaches and other body pains. After experiencing amazing results first hand, she was hooked! She knew that it was her passion to help people live a pain-free, healthy lifestyle through acupuncture and Eastern Medicine.

In her free time, Shannon loves being active and outdoors! She enjoys staying fit by hiking and playing tennis and pickle ball. Pilates and yoga have also been a regular part of her health routine for the past ten years.

Dr. Bryan Schwingle, DC

With 20 years of experience in chiropractic medicine, Dr. Bryan is the most recent addition to our team of practitioners. He is a graduate of New York College Chiropractic.

Dr. Bryan recently moved to California from Colorado and he loves the California weather and sunshine! In his many years of practice he has refined his adjusting skills and prefers to use gentle manual chiropractic techniques. His experience shines through in each treatment, which is often combined with stretching and simple lifestyle recommendations to enhance the results of each treatment.

Get Back to living a Pain-Free Life!