Articles

Acupuncture Entering the Mainstream
Acupuncture Gains Acceptance in Western Health Care
Acupuncture Helps Kids and Teens With Chronic Pain
Ear Infections: Antibiotics Not Necessary
The Ancient Art of Infertility Treatment
Acupuncture Helps Relieve Pregnancy’s Low Back Pain
Acupuncture Technique May Help Some Women Ovulate
Acupuncture May Cool Night Hot Flashes
Acupuncture May Be Useful for Migraines
Acupuncture for Chronic Pain
Acupuncture May Ease Overactive Bladder
Acupuncture May Help Chemotherapy Side Effects
Study: Acupuncture Helps Fibromyalgia
Acupuncture May Improve Sperm Quality
Michael Pollan on Healthy Eating
Exercisers Slow It Down With Qigong

Patient Education

NIH Consensus Statement on Acupuncture
Read the National Institute of Health report which found acupuncture to be a therapeutic intervention widely practiced in the US and useful in the treatment of a variety of musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, respiratory, psycho-emotional and other conditions.

Acupuncture.com
TCMpage.com
Two good sites for the general public interested in learning more about acupuncture and Chinese medicine.

WebMD
A great site providing an informative A-Z guide to most health conditions and good articles on acupuncture.

Professional Organizations

NCCAOM
The official site of the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Holistic Pediatric Association
A great site for parents and family health professionals providing holistic education and resources.

DONA International
The official website for the premier doula organization. Great information for mothers, families, and those interested in finding out more about doulas.

NADA
The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association is a nonprofit association that conducts training and provides public education about the use of acupuncture as an adjunctive treatment for addictions and mental disorders.

Tibetan Refugee Healthcare Project
The TRHP brings qualified volunteer health care professionals to Tibetan communities to give treatments with a focus on acupuncture.

Other Health Resources

Genny Kapuler
Excellent Iyengar yoga instructor in NYC with over 30 years of experience, greatly influenced by Alexander Technique, Body Mind Centering, and Tai Chi. Be sure to check out her Monday morning pranayama class.

Dr. George J. Kessler D.O.
165 West End Ave.
New York, NY 10023
(212) 877-7043
Highly regarded Osteopath with a Family Practice in New York. Incorporates complementary medicine, Osteopathic manipulations, and nutritional support into his practice.

Zhenggu Tuina
Tom Bisio and Frank Butler’s website about Chinese medical massage.

Body Mind Centering
Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen’s integrated approach to transformative experience through movement re-education and hands-on repatterning.

Yee’s Hungga Kungfu
The official site of the Chelsea, Williamsburg, Long Island and San Fransisco branches of Yee’s Hungga Style Kungfu.

Maggie Newman
212.929.7921
Senior Tai Chi instructor who studied directly with Cheng Man Ching. Leads beginner, intermediate and advanced classes in Yang style short form Tai Chi Chuan.

Vipassana/Insight Meditation
The official site of the New York branch of insight meditation. They hold seminars for beginners, group sittings for more experienced practitioners and workshops for all levels.

Virayoga
Anusara yoga studio in NYC run by the very gifted Elena Brower.

Alternative Healing
A NY directory of alternative medicine, natural healing and holistic health.

Website

Justin Donato
Take a canoe trip with your favorite philosopher on the web builder’s site. Genius.

Lauren Silberman
Freelance photographer responsible for the beautiful photos on this website.

Buddhafly
Check out more about the website designer, Jorge Manahan.