Something for Everyone

Whether you are suffering from chronic pains or migraines, dealing with health problems, looking to lose weight, or just want to feel better and less stressed East Side Acupuncture has something for you.

Traditional Acupuncture – get great results safely using a time tested technique. It can treat anything from head to toe, inside or outside. (Some insurances accepted)

Laser Acupuncture – great results without the needles! Click here for more information

Weight Loss – combining ancient wisdom with modern knowledge we help you navigate the many confusing nutrition recommendations and fads to achieve lasting results.

Herbal Medicine – Safe, all natural herbal remedies for a variety of conditions. Whether you want to treat a specific condition or just want some remedies to keep in the medicine cabinet Chinese Herbal medicine has options for you.

Aromatherapy – An extension of herbal medicine, aromatherapy uses essential oils to treat many common conditions. Their ease of use, versatility, and cost-effectiveness make aromatherapy an increasingly popular treatment option. It is also great for children.

Join millions of others who have discovered the benefits of acupuncture.  Regardless of whether you are looking for wellness care or trying to find relief from a specific health concern acupuncture can help you be healthier and happier.  You can find more information by clicking the links above. Also check out my blog and Facebook pages for more information.  If you live in the Syracuse or Oneida area then the best way to have your questions answered and to find out how acupuncture can help you is to call East Side Acupuncture at (315) 569-6579 and set up an appointment!

 

What Is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a therapeutic technique used in Traditional Chinese Medicine. It involves the painless insertion of fine needles into the skin which causes a variety of physiological changes in the body. This therapy is great for treating, and often eliminating pains such as chronic back or neck pain, knee pain, migraines and headaches. Acupuncture can also be used to treat a wide variety of other issues such as insomnia, stress, infertility, digestive problems, and much more (see this list from the World Health Organization about some of the other issues we can treat). At East Side Acupuncture we also use other techniques such as Chinese medical massage into our treatments. We also incorporate Chinese herbal medicine and dietary recommendations to give you even more safe and effective health care options. Patient education is also very important to us so we strive to help our patients understand their bodies better so that they can live a healthy life.

Mental/Emotional Aspects of The Heart

The major responsibility of the heart in TCM is housing the mind and controlling the shen. “Shen” can be seen as the overall healthiness of the mind. When you look at a healthy person in good spirits, you know how you can see that in their eyes? There is a certain bright clarity and sense of health that shines

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Physical Aspects of The Heart

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the heart is the organ most closely linked to emotion. Think about all the terms we use every day to describe our state of mind: “heartsick,” “heartbroken,” “heartache” The heart is not the director of subtlety; the emotions it encompasses seem to always be on the far end of the spectrum, either extreme sadness or extreme

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Auricular Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese Medicine is a medical system that dates back nearly 4,000 years. Auricular acupuncture was first mentioned around 500 B.C. in the Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine, which is the equivalent of the Bible for TCM practitioners. However, the method in which auricular acupuncture is practiced today is actually based upon discoveries that occurred in France in

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