Acupuncture is a treatment based on traditional Chinese medicine – a healing system that has been practiced for at least 2,500 years. It is one of the most widely recognized and successful methods of alternative medicine in the world. Acupuncture aims to restore and maintain physical and emotional health through the stimulation of specific points in the body with single-use, sterilized, fine needles. The National Institutes of Health and the World Health Organization have officially endorsed acupuncture for the treatment of:
It is particularly effective for post-surgery recovery, sports injuries and chemotherapy-associated nausea & vomiting.
Our wellness center on the Upper West Side of Manhattan offers an advanced system of focused acupuncture, a method of Chinese Medicine developed by the late Grandmaster Dr. Wan. This method restores energy flow by using fewer needles but achieves immediate results. It helps to regulate and direct the body’s own natural energy to heal itself.
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We also offer acupuncture facials which use ancient Chinese medicine to treat skin from the inside out. During an acupuncture facial treatment, small needles are used to stimulate circulation, boost collagen production and plump fine facial wrinkles. The resulting “lift” is why the procedure is considered an alternative to more invasive surgical face-lifts and not simply a replacement for spa facials.