WE ARE OPEN!

It’s been a crazy few months but we are open and taking new patients as well.

Hours have been temporarily cut back to Wednesday in Oneida, and Thursday in East Syracuse but hope to be able to add more availability very soon. You can call us any day of the week if you need to schedule or change an appointment.

During the first few weeks of re-opening we mentioned that prescriptions were needed, but that is no longer the case.

 

 

New Policies (subject to change)

1) If you have a fever, cough, chills, or sore throat please call us to reschedule your appointment. If you have been in contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19 please call us before your appointment.

2) Face masks must be worn (covering mouth and nose) while in the office at all times. Please bring your own if you can as we only have a limited supply of disposable masks.

3) Please do not arrive more than 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time.

4) Unless you need assistance please do not bring anyone in the office with you.

5) Maintain 6 feet of distance with other patients when possible.

6) Hand sanitizer is available in the waiting room and all treatment rooms, please use it before and after touching any surfaces (door knobs, etc).

 

In addition to our normal infectious disease control protocols we will be doing enhanced cleaning in between patients.

 

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)

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.

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Type 2 diabetes, while its exact cause is unknown, develops when the body becomes resistant to insulin or the pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin. Because of this, treatment often involves taking “insulin sensitizers”

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“At a time when people are so conscious of maintaining their physical health by controlling their diets, exercising, and so forth, it makes sense to try to cultivate the corresponding mental attitudes too.”

– HH the Dalai Lama, 1963

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To that end, here are three

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