Dan Poreda, L.Ac

Acupuncture: Efficient Health Care

At Center Acupuncture, we deal with insurance providers and understand the plight of our patients who don’t have health insurance or whose coverage does not cover acupuncture. It can be frustrating when a person’s health coverage will pay for exorbitantly expensive surgeries for conditions that can be resolved with a few cost efficient acupuncture sessions, [...]

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Chinese medicine for fertility NYC

Reproductive health is one of the most well known, common usages of acupuncture and herbs. Inability to concieve can be due to a variety of factors: inviable sperm, poor egg quality, failure of a fertilized egg to implant, inability to hold a developing embryo, to name a few. Acupuncture and herbs normalize hormonal fluctuations, regulate menstrual cycles, strengthen egg quality [...]

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Acupuncture: Questions & Answers

What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is a modality of treatment from a 2500+ year old system of medicine originated in ancient China, called “Traditional Chinese Medicine” (TCM). In recent years, this time-honored healing art has gained wide acceptance as a powerful complement to conventional modern medicine. An acupuncturist will place fine, sterile, disposable needles at specific [...]

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Studies prove, acupuncture relieves back pain

Back pain is a very common ailment in Manhattan NYC. In fact, most people will experience back pain at some point in their lives, and it is the most common reason for missed work and doctor visits in the United States. In the short term, over-the-counter or prescription medication can help to mask the pain [...]

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Acupuncture for insomnia

Acupuncture for insomnia in Manhattan, NYC: An article about acupuncture for insomnia from AltMD.com: http://www.altmd.com/Articles/Acupuncture-for-Insomnia Getting good night’s rest is one of the best pieces of health advice you can follow. But what if sleeping well is a challenge for you? When insomnia persists more than one or two nights and becomes chronic insomnia, most [...]

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Quit Smoking with Acupuncture

Acupuncture helps smokers finally kick the habit. check out this article below… Quitting smoking can be one of the best things you can do for your health. Unfortunately, the nicotine in cigarettes is extremely addictive, making it hard for many people to stop smoking. The good news is that recent research has shown that acupuncture [...]

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Acupuncture for stroke rehabilitation

Acupuncture has been used to treat stroke victims (“wind stroke” as the classical diagnosis)for thousands of years. In fact, modern research into the mechanism/s of how acupuncture works has revealed that acupuncture influences activity in the central and peripheral nervous system.  During my residency at Lutheran hospital, I was fortunate to treat a number of post-stroke inpatients. My first [...]

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