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Jan 15

Research Supports Acupuncture in Cancer Survivorship

In a systematic review of surveys completed by cancer patients in the journal Hematology/oncology Clinics of North America, use of TCM therapies during treatment ranged from 2.6-100% in every one of the observed studies. Since many oncology centers do not have their own Chinese medicine departments, we can surmise from this information that cancer survivors […]

Jan 06

Anatomy for Acupuncture and Tui Na: Human Cadaver Lab

The return of the #cadaverlab! #traditionalchinesemedicine #acupuncture #tuina #health #education A post shared by Evolve Health + Wellness (@evolvehealthnyc) on Jan 6, 2017 at 8:11am PST

Jan 05

Cancer Survivorship: Treatment Strategies for the TCM Provider

#oncology #oncologyseminar #cancer #cancersurvivor #survivorship #traditionalchinesemedicine #health #wellness A post shared by Evolve Health + Wellness (@evolvehealthnyc) on Jan 5, 2017 at 8:51am PST

Sep 02

Low Back Pain? Tips to Avoid Pain and Improve Function

Low back pain is an extremely common complaint that millions of people suffer from every day. In fact, back pain is the second most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office, outnumbered only by upper-respiratory infections. It may be merely bothersome for some, but it can be debilitating and unbearable for many. When receiving a diagnosis […]

Aug 01

Grand Rounds: Cancer Survivorship

Less than one week until our #oncology #grandrounds with Dr. Frank Butler and Katherine Taromina, LAc. We will be learning about the continuum of care for cancer patients from diagnosis, through to treatment, and survivorship. #traditionalchinesemedicine #acupuncture #neverstoplearning A photo posted by Evolve Health + Wellness (@evolvehealthnyc) on Aug 1, 2016 at 8:30am PDT

Jul 01

Opioid Addiction: Natural Pain Relief through Acupuncture

This year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revised its guidelines for prescribing opioid pain relief. In the US, opioid addiction has resulted in hundreds of thousands of people overdosing on prescription medication. The CDC has reported that deaths from prescription opioids quadrupled since 1999, resulting in 78 American deaths due to […]

Jun 09

A Model for Integrating Acupuncture into Supportive Care in Oncology

Last month, we hosted – for the first time ever – a seminar in Chinese Medicine and Oncology at the Columbia Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital. This two-day course, led by the esteemed Drs. Katherine Taromina and Frank Butler, examined treatment strategies and the role of Chinese Medicine in supportive care for cancer patients. In […]

May 21

Acupuncture from a Patient’s Perspective

My first time receiving an acupuncture treatment was quite remarkable. My digestion was terrible and I suspected I had IBS. I was leaving the next day on an airplane from Australia to North America and was becoming desperate. Anyone who has done that trip knows that it’s a 24-hour flight you do not want digestion […]

Apr 10

Human Anatomy Cadaver Lab – Seneca Falls

Just finished an amazing weekend of #anatomy in the Human Cadaver Lab at Finger Lakes School of AOM/NYCC #acupuncture #tuina #chinesemedicine #mindblown A photo posted by Evolve Health + Wellness (@evolvehealthnyc) on Apr 10, 2016 at 7:27pm PDT

Mar 27

Acupuncture for Kids

“Do you do acupuncture on your kid?” I am asked that question, and variations on that question, on a weekly basis. And the answer is: Yes, I perform acupuncture on my son when he needs it. However, I usually leave it to his acupuncturist. From the moment he was born – in order for me […]

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