Acupuncture stimulates your body's self healing

Customized Therapies to Correct the Root Cause

Acupuncture and Chinese medicine include many different therapies that stimulate the body’s natural healing processes and bring your back to a state of balance. When your body regains its natural balance, you are healthier, and you feel better. 

I like to say Chinese medicine therapies hit a reset switch to return the body to a state of balance and health.  

My approach is to customize TCM therapies to target the underlying imbalance causing your health concerns. Techniques may include acupuncture, electroacupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Tui Na or Chinese Medical Massage, LED light therapy, gua sha, and cupping.

During your initial visit we will discuss your medical history and create a customized treatment plan that best addresses your health concerns.   

Treating the imbalance does not just treat the symptoms or mask the condition, but rather corrects the root of the problem by encouraging self-healing of the body. This can lead to long-term improvements in your health.



Acupuncture is one of the main healing treatments within Traditional Chinese Medicine. Acupuncture works to correct imbalances in the body by stimulating specific points and meridians to increases circulation, reduce inflammation, and stop pain.

Acupuncture restores the balance and circulation of the body’s energy, called Qi (pronounced chee). There is no medication on the needles, instead, acupuncture stimulates the body to repair and heal itself.



Electro-acupuncture is used to augment the pain relieving and anti-inflammatory aspects of acupuncture. Electro-acupuncture provides additional small amount electric stimulation to the acupuncture needles. The stimulation enhances muscle relaxation, the release of natural pain killers in the body, as well as decreases inflammation. Electro-acupuncture is most often used for chronic joint and muscle pain and inflammatory conditions. The pain relief with electro-acupuncture can be so dramatic it has been used for certain types of surgery in China.

Chinese Herbs

Chinese Herbs

Chinese herbs work to bring the body’s systems back into balance so the body can heal itself naturally.

Chinese Herbs are usually given as a formula of five to ten herbs. Each herbal formula is tailored for you. Acupuncture and Chinese herbal treatment are often combined and complement each other. The most common ways to take Chinese herbs are in a tea, pills, or tincture.

Facial Rejuvenation

Facial Rejuvenation

Chinese Medicine has over 2000 years of experience preventing and counteracting the signs of aging, balancing the complexion, and enhancing beauty. Many of your cosmetic concerns can be addressed using acupuncture facial rejuvenation including wrinkles, sagging skin, acne, hyperpigmentation, and puffiness from poor lymph drainage.

Cosmetic acupuncture incorporates many therapies personalized to your needs, such as acupuncture facial rejuvenation, facial gua sha, facial cupping, essential oils, and herbal therapies.



Cupping works in conjunction with acupuncture to relax muscles and increase circulation. During this therapy, glass, wooden, or plastic cups are applied to the skin. The inside of the cup is depressurized with a flame or a vacuum, so it then lifts up the skin below it. Cupping often leaves round bruises, which are painless. It helps to relax the muscles and increase circulation.

Gua sha

Gua Sha

Gua sha is a traditional Chinese healing technique that involves rubbing the skin with a smooth-edged tool, such as a porcelain spoon or jade stone. Gua sha helps to reduce inflammation and relieve pain. It also helps to improve the immune system. Gua sha is also used during our facial rejuvenation to reduce puffiness and stimulate collagen.

Essential Oils

Essential Oils

Essential oils have the potential to address an issue at the root level producing lasting change, rather than temporarily masking a symptom. Essential oils can address many concerns such as neck pain, headaches, insomnia, digestive issues, or for beauty. Essential are a highly concentrated version of the medicinal properties of the plant from which they derive. Essential oils are applied to the body at specific acupuncture points.


Acupressure (Tui Na)

Like acupuncture, Tui Na, or acupressure, works to balance disharmony in the body. Tui Na uses the Chinese medical massage techniques. Tui Na, combined with acupuncture, is very powerful to help the treatment have lasting results.

Joseph is dedicated to bring the best tui na to his practice in New York City. He studied in China with teachers famous for their massage techniques in treating orthopedic diseases and pain management.