Put your best face forward with facial rejuvenation. Jinhee's technique has been distilled from thousands of years of Chinese medicine cosmetology to help fight fine lines and wrinkles while also restoring your skin's youthful glow.
One in five visits to a doctor's office is for a skin-related complaint, yet Western medicine has few treatments for dermatological conditions. Chinese medicine treats skin conditions safely and obtains significant, lasting results even in the most difficult cases of acne, eczema and psoriasis. More...
Acupuncture is probably best known for its ability to reduce and even eliminate pain. Whether the pain is a result of a chronic problem or back spasm that started yesterday, acupuncture can help you feel better, and does so with fewer side effects than pain medications. More...
Acupuncture is well suited to supporting a child's wellness because it is a safe and effective treatment for common childhood ailments that comes without the same side effects of common medications. We use a combination of acupuncture and needle-free massage techniques, along with herbs, to treat everyone from babies through teenagers. More...
Acupuncture has been helping women with their specific health concerns for thousands of years. Whether it is painful periods, PMS, infertility, fibroids, endometriosis, PCOS or menopause symptoms, acupuncture and herbs can help. More...
Men's Health, or andrology, in Chinese medicine is a relatively new specialty, just 30 or so years old. This has allowed for a synthesis between traditional philosophy and modern science in a unique way. We can now combine the ancient texts for sexual health and vitality with cutting edge understanding of male fertility and prostate health. More...
Jinhee posted recently about how living in NYC can be a real pain in the neck, and she’s right. I can’t count on all my fingers and toes the number of patients I see regularly who complain about neck pain. Neck pain with upper back and shoulder pain is also common. Usually, there are spasms […]
I’ve recently had a run in with some elbow pain. :-/ About 3 months ago, I started a serious Ashtanga yoga practice, going to Mysore practice at least 3 times per week. I’ve noticed a number of major changes in my body and mind already. I’m so thankful for this practice, which is very different […]
We’d be in big trouble if we didn’t have knees, but knees can also cause us big trouble. Knee pain is one of the most common complaints we hear in the acupuncture clinic. Knees don’t seem as delicate as other joints, but there’s a symphony going on in there. You’ve got 4 major knee ligaments […]
Happy Korean New Year! Many often hear about Chinese New Year, but it’s actually a lunar new year celebrated by many Asian countries around the world. This celebration marks the start of the new harvest year at the end of a long winter. I’m looking forward to this year of the sheep, which will shepherd […]
Endometriosis is one of the causes of menstrual pain and infertility. In endometriosis, the cells that normally line the uterus (endometrium) are also found outside the uterus. Even though they are found outside the uterus, the still respond to hormones the way they would inside of the uterus. This causes recurrent pain along with the […]
Fucus vesiculosus, or bladderwrack, has been shown to be beneficial in the treatment of cellulite. Bladderwrack is a form of kelp, a plant that lives in the sea. It has been used medicinally for centuries. Bladderwrack is a common cellulite treatment because it affects lipid metabolism in the body. Bladderwrack is also important in cellulite […]
With so many people on computers all day, the number of people we’re seeing in the clinic with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) has skyrocketed. Research has shown that supplementation with vitamins B6 and B2 are useful in the treatment of carpal tunnel. It’s important to keep in mind that increased exposure to vitamin B6 anti-metabolites […]
When a man has BPH, or benign prostatic hyperplasia, the prostate becomes enlarged. The urethra (the tube that brings the urine from the bladder out of the body) runs through the prostate. As the prostate becomes large, it can impede the flow of urine through the urethra, eventually leading to blockage. BPH can cause urine […]
I love working in the heart of NYC – midtown Manhattan – everything is stone’s throw away. When I leave in the evenings, one of the simple joys of my day is to look up and see what color the empire state building is. Unfortunately last night as I gazed up, I felt a sharp […]
Here’s my first tip to making 2015 a fantastic year. Spend 10 minutes each day doing something you love, something that has nothing to do with work or school or family. Something totally for you. Something that makes you happy. Make the time. There’s 10 minutes to be found in your daily routine somewhere. Prioritizing […]