Acupuncture Benefits

Affordable and Natural

Acupuncture when combined with proper diet, herbs, exercise, stress reduction and proper sleep helps form a solid foundation for health and healing. Dr. Michael Wald provides acupuncture along with herbal and nutritional approaches and teaches you how to stay well for the long run. Weight loss, dizziness, headaches and pain are just a few of the common uses of acupuncture

Affordable, Gentle Acupuncture

  • How does acupuncture work?

    • According to Eastern philosophy acupuncture works by restoring the free flow of Qi throughout the body. Western philosophy often incorporates the Eastern mindset along with scientifically proven effects of acupuncture; namely, increasing natural endorphins, reduction of inflammation and reducing muscle spasm, restoring strength and muscle coordination.

      • What sorts of conditions can acupuncture be useful for?

        Acupuncture may help restore energy, reduces pain thus helping spinal and joint pain along with soft tissue rejuvination. Acupuncture has shown in studies to help cancer patients, those with neuro-musculo-skeletal issues, autoimmune and hormonal problems just to name a few.

  • What happens when acupuncture is combined with exercise, diet, nutritional supplements and other healthy lifestyle measures?

    • The restoration of a steady, healthy flow of Qi combined with proper nutrition in the form of diet, herbs and other nutraceuticals enhancing the generalized healing effects of acupuncture. When combined with proper exercise acupuncture helps complete a well-rounded health approach to a variety of common and uncommon health problems.

The Science of Acupuncture and How It’s Done

The art and science of Acupuncture, when performed correctly, involves the placement of sterile stainless steel needles into specific areas of the body for the purpose of improving energy, reducing and eliminating pain and for overall health improvements. Acupuncture can also involve healing modalities that improve the results of acupuncture treatments such as the delivery of healing electric currents through the acupuncture needles. The use of herbs, cupping, gua sha, massage, heat lamps, moxa and dietary therapies.

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*DISCLAIMER: Dr. Michael Wald is a doctor of chiropractic with a masters degree in nutrition. He is also a Certified Dietitian Nutritionist and a Certified Nutritional Specialist and Sports Nutritionist. Dr. Wald is certified to provide acupuncture in several states, but not New York. Dr. Wald has two board certifications in nutrition. Dr. Michael Wald earned his MD diploma, but did not complete a residency and is thus not licensed to practice medicine. The information on this site is intended for educational purposes only and is not to substitute for sound medical or health advice. Information contained within this website may change at any time without prior notice. The information on this website is under copyright, 2021.