Acupuncture & Herbs

acupuncture-herbs

For an acupuncturist in New York City, there are ample metaphors for how this medicine works. If you try and get on a subway but someone is blocking the door you’re going to have a hard time. Move the obstacle aside and you will sail smoothly onto that train. Same concept applies to acupuncture. The use of hair-thin, single use, sterile needles is gently inserted just below the surface of the skin. This helps improve circulation and that enable the body to feel better.

Acupuncture dates back about 3,500 years ago and remains one of the oldest systems of healing in the world. Having its origins in China, this ancient medicine system still provides the basis healthcare to a great portion of that nations’ people.

In 1997 the National Institute of Health issued a consensus statement acknowledging the efficacy of this medicine.

In 2003 the World Health Organization published a review of controlled clinical trials that demonstrated the benefits of this medicine.

Meanwhile, week after week, year after year, Margaret has treated countless patients with this age-old medicine and they’ve seen marked improvements in their conditions. You can read more here if you want to see what they had to say or click here to ask Margaret a question or make an appointment.