My Wellness Blog

Acupuncture Points for Depression and Anxiety

When I worked as an acupuncturist in NYC, I would estimate 50% of my patients were coming in for emotional disorders such as depression and anxiety–NYC is a stressful place to live for sure! I found acupuncture to be an extremely effective way to ease the symptoms of depression and anxiety, particularly when coupled with therapy and exercise. The points I use most frequently for depression are as follows: (and remember, each individual is different and may require a unique…

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Laser Acupuncture for Pain

Having recently received certification in photobiomodulation (low-level laser therapy or “LLLT”), I have become fascinated with learning about the many conditions LLLT can be used for. It is is effective against musculo-skeletal pain, and I am going to use this blog post to review some of the studies of laser acupuncture on pain. The Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders found that along with exercise, maipulation, anagesics and acupuncture, Low Level Laser…

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New! Laser Acu-Therapy!