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What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture returns the body to its natural state of balance and harmony.

Several thousand years ago, East Asian practitioners discovered that the body forms disharmonies as a result of the various physical and mental stresses of life. Oriental medical theory explains these disharmonies as an imbalance of opposing forces called yin and yang. This imbalance disrupts the movement of the body's vital energy (qi) along the meridian pathways, which are channels through which the body's energy is thought to flow. Acupuncture restores the smooth flow of qi. By inserting and manipulating hair-thin needles at specific points, acupuncture can help return the body to its natural balance and promote the body's ability to heal itself.

Is Acupuncture Safe?

Acupuncture is a safe, effective, chemical-free way to
promote your body's self-healing abilities.

Having evolved over thousands of years, acupuncture is one of the oldest continually practiced medical modalities in the world. Acupuncture is used to prevent and treat disease, relieve pain, balance mood, enhance athletic performance, increase fertility, and improve overall health and wellness.

An acupuncture treatment involves the insertion and manipulation of flexible, hair-thin needles at specific points on the body. Most patients find the sensations produced by acupuncture treatment to be deeply relaxing both mentally and physically.

Acupuncture is used by millions of Americans every year. Acupuncturists are required to undergo extensive education, including detailed study of human anatomy and training in Clean Needle Technique. Practitioners at Attuned Acupuncture have passed comprehensive national board examinations administered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and are licensed by the state. As required by law, we use pre-sterilized, disposable, single-use needles to ensure your safety.

Who uses acupuncture?

Modern research has shown that acupuncture is a safe and effective for a variety of health issues.

In 2018, the Joint Commission issued their evidence-based recommendation of acupuncture in the fight against opioid over-prescription.  Likewise, the United States military and VA have long used acupuncture both on the battlefield and during recovery. 

As the research grows, more and more hospitals around the country are also incorporating acupuncture as part of patient treatment programs.  

 

Attuned Acupuncture in Greenwich Village & Manhattan, NYC

Acupuncture - Attuned Acupuncture in NoHo & Midtown, NYC

Acupuncture treatment in Greenwich Village & Manhattan, NYC

 

 

Multiple Locations:

650 Broadway 4th Floor
Mondays, Tuesdays & some Saturdays

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119 West 57th St. Suite 712
Thursdays, some Wednesdays by request

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379 9th Street
(Bodycraft  Pilates- Park Slope)

by request