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Clinic Announcements | News Jul 20, 2020

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Most Recent Update: September 24th, 2020 Patient Guidelines All persons entering the clinic will have their temperatures checked at the door and be asked to wear a mask that covers their nose and mouth AT ALL TIMES. In or [...]

Patient Education Jul 20, 2020

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Our team of providers are some of the best and most experienced Acupuncturists in New York City. We are committed to delivering the highest quality care, tailored to each individual’s needs.   Our providers specialize in [...]

Article | Clinic Announcements | News Jul 07, 2020

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Article | Clinic Announcements | News May 04, 2020

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Article | Patient Education May 04, 2020

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If your experience with working from home has been anything like mine, I spend a good amount of the day preparing food, making food, eating food, cleaning up after food, and then thinking about what to do before that whole cycle h [...]

Uncategorized Mar 19, 2020

Nini Mai, DACM

We at Evolve are committed to your individual health as well as the health of our greater community. In order to effectively care for both, we are suspending our in-office care and focusing on Virtual Visits. We feel this platform [...]

Article | Patient Education | Uncategorized Jan 24, 2020

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Article | Patient Education Jan 24, 2020

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Uncategorized Dec 14, 2019

Nini Mai, DACM

Our contribution to the community over the last year includes over 3000 patient visits at Evolve and hundreds more during our Community Acupuncture Benefit events. These benefit events have raised hundreds of dollars for our partn [...]

Article | Clinic Announcements | News Oct 31, 2019

Nini Mai, DACM

It's about that time of year that we start to gather, be it gathering the harvest of the year, gathering our energy as we move into the Yin months, or gathering together with friends and loved ones in gratitude. Here at Evolve, [...]

Article | Patient Education Aug 14, 2018

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Fasting, the practice of abstaining from eating or drinking for an extended period of time, is not a new concept — it has been in practice for about as long as civilization has existed. In modern times, it has been associated mo [...]

Article | Patient Education May 10, 2018

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According to WebMD, the most common side effects of a multi-billion dollar, cholesterol lowering, statin medication are joint pain, diarrhea, indigestion, “pain,” throat irritability, and urinary tract infections. The list o [...]

Clinic Announcements May 04, 2018

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10 years ago, Frank and Nini began a friendship rooted in Chinese medicine and philanthropy. Years later, that friendship blossomed into a loving partnership, and in 2014 the world met their son, Xavier. Frank and Nini turned t [...]

Patient Education May 02, 2018

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Patients often come into my clinic inquiring whether acupuncture can help weight loss, and the go-to response I’ve come to develop is: “Can water put out fire?” It isn’t to sound arrogant or offer some professionally irres [...]

Patient Education Mar 19, 2018

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After freshman year of college my Probation Officer issued me a final warning: If one more marijuana test came back positive I’d be “in violation” and imprisoned. I thought I would never quit weed, nor would I be able to i [...]

Article | Patient Education Mar 09, 2018

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There is more to cleaning than just the merit of cleanliness. Even if we’re not talking squeaky, shiny clean, the process of cleaning up can have a profound effect on your mental health and cognitive performance. There is eviden [...]

Article Jan 31, 2018

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In downward dog – the default “reset” yoga pose – we press “kidney 1,” the wood point on acupuncture’s water channel, and “heart 8,” the fire point on its fire channel – into the earth, concurrently using the f [...]

Article | Patient Education Jan 21, 2018

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If you begin googling, “does acupuncture…” you won’t make it past the first “u” before Google characteristically injects by finishing: “Does acupuncture hurt?” What I’ve come to realize is what people are real [...]

Article | Patient Education Nov 08, 2017

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Article | Patient Education Mar 24, 2017

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Spring is when life blossoms and lushness returns to our surroundings. At the dawn of spring, as nature awakens from the cold, dormant slumber of winter, we, too, feel awakened and revitalized. In a sense, the world is reborn, [...]

Article | News | Patient Education | Professional Classes Jan 15, 2017

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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 man [...]

Article | Patient Education Sep 02, 2016

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Article | Patient Education Jul 01, 2016

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Article | Clinic Announcements | News | Professional Classes Jun 09, 2016

Nini Mai, DACM

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 a [...]

Article Apr 27, 2016

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Despite being a fairly self aware person, life has always presented situations where I have found myself thinking: who is this person and why am I acting this way? For example, why would I become uncomfortably tongue tied in inter [...]

Article Apr 18, 2016

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[caption id="attachment_674" align="alignleft" width="1000"] Central Park in the Spring[/caption] “Heaven begins to generate warm energy and Earth begins to develop, so that everything flourishes… The spring possesses the w [...]

Article | Patient Education Mar 27, 2016

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Article | Patient Education Dec 01, 2015

Nini Mai, DACM

At Evolve Health + Wellness we offer one-on-one treatments in a private setting, but acupuncture clinics can operate in many different ways. One type of clinic model is called Community Style Acupuncture, where treatments are admi [...]

Patient Education Jul 01, 2015

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Clinic Announcements | News May 23, 2015

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Thank you to everyone who has participated in our Benefit for Nepal – donors, practitioners, and volunteers. Together, we have been able to raise enough money to shelter over 100 people in the remote village of Ghiling from [...]

Article | Clinic Announcements | News May 01, 2015

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Before we had a location, we had an idea: to build a clinic that would serve not only as the home of our practice, but also as a space to elevate and transform education about East Asian medicine for both professionals and the gen [...]

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