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.
A good site for the general public interested in learning more about acupuncture and Chinese medicine.

The Journal of Chinese Medicine
The Lantern
Two respected publications featuring Chinese medicine articles and studies.

Professional Organizations

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

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

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.

Shen Nong Society
Organization that supports the East Asian herbal medicine community.

Additional Resources

Kadampa Meditation Center
Buddhist meditation center with branches throughout the tristate area offering many weekly classes and retreats.

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 Tuesday 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.

Internal Arts International
Excellent resource for martial arts classes and hit medicine classes offered by Tom Bisio.

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