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 (Please Note Laser Acupuncture is NOT covered by insurance)

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.

         Massage – Our team of massage therapists can help you at either location.

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.

5 Acupoints to Help You Navigate Your Stress This Winter

There are several acupressure points that are known to treat stress and stress related symptoms. It’s important to understand that acupressure is not the only form of treatment and having a balanced diet, exercise regime and lifestyle will also decrease the chances of stress being a factor in your life.

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Stay Healthy This Winter with a Balanced Qi

Winter’s element is water and is associated with the kidneys, which in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is considered the source of all qi and energy within the body. Winter is also associated with the bladder and adrenal glands.

Focusing on inner reflection, rest, energy conservation and storage during the winter months is when it’s most important as

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Winter Acupuncture: Governing Vessel 14

Governing Vessel 14 is called The Great Hammer. This point is located below C 7 on the spine. C 7, the seventh cervical vertebrae is the one which is the most prominent. Traditionally the vertebrae were referred to as hammers because of their resemblance to the tool. This point is great because it is the intersecting point for

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