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Poughkeepsie Acupuncturists

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  • 38 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Doris M.
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Neil Borodkin is a truly a skilled practitioner of both acupuncture and massage. I have been treated by him on several occasions for various complaints and each time there was a marked improvement in my condition. Neil has the unique ability to combine knowledge and intuition in working and communicating with a client. Highly recommended!

  • 9 years in business
Patty M.
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I began seeing Andrea for back and leg pain. Since my first visit not only has my pain gone away but my overall health has improved greatly! Acupuncture is essential for a healthy mind and body and Andrea is always there for me!

Old Soul Holistic
from 3 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah A.
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Christine was very professional and is a talented healer! I've tried acupuncture, other energy healers and a variety of holistic practitioners but what Christine does is truly unique. She intuitively knows how to help release stuck emotions and talks you through it so that you feel supported and safe. I left feeling lighter and happier than I had in a while. Will definitely go back!

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Diane G.
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I find Dr Popowich's knowledge and technique for teditional acupuncture wonderful. Has help my husband who stuffed a stroke. The dry needling has reduced the tone throughout his body.

Bushenhealing And Life Arts
from 2 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Alex R.
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I'll never forget my first visit to Michelle. I had fractured my foot and my ankle swelling had not gone away. My Orthopedic guy said it would take 3 - 6 mos. I'd never been to an acupuncturist before. Michelle had come highly recommended so I thought I'd "risk" it! After 2 visits, my ankle was back....looked like it should with NO DISCOMFORT! I was SOLD on her healing powers. No matter my complaint, Michelle treated me and I always felt SOOOOOO good after a session. We've moved. I can't tell you how much I miss Michelle and HER WAY!!! When you find someone truly special, NOT HAVING THEIR EXPERIENCE and HEALING TOUCH is upsetting to say the least!! If you're reading this...and are thinking about acupuncture, don't look any futher....call Michelle...your "issue" and peace of mind will soon improve. Alex Read

Shanghai Acupuncture
from 2 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

We provide acupuncture and oriental herbs for multiple ailments: back and neck pains, insomnia, digestive disorders, fatigue, weight loss, smoking cessation, etc. We have 25 years experience.


We provide acupuncture, herbs and other energy healing works designed to promote optimum health in mind, body and spirit.


I am board certified in multiple disciplines, including acupuncture and clinical nutrition. In addition, I have over 15 years of experience in practicing alternative medicine as a chiropractic physician. My patients are a continual source of education and wisdom for me. As I help my patients, I learn from them as well.


Xin Zhang Zeck, M.S., L.Ac, is a licensed acupuncturist who is highly recognized among acupuncture practitioners, and serves as the secretary for the United Alliance of New York State Licensed Acupuncturists. Born into a family of traditional Chinese medicine practitioners, Xin has been classically trained in traditional Chinese acupuncture (TCM), Japanese kiiko style acupuncture (KM), Acupuncture Physical Medicine (APM), as well as in Chinese herbal medicine formulation. Born and raised in China, Xin graduated college with a degree in broadcasting, and went on to host a highly popular Chinese television show that addressed health and education. During that time, Xin collaborated on a best-selling Chinese nutrition book, The Student’s Nutritional Guide, which remains popular today. Upon arriving in America, she continued her postgraduate studies in Manhattan at the Tri-State College of Acupuncture where she obtained her master of acupuncture degree. She has since obtained training and certificates in oncological acupuncture from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and is extensively trained in cosmetic acupuncture, fertility acupuncture and pain management.


We help all of our patients define their personal health goals and then create a personal/individualized program to achieve them. You may also check out our Facebook page (goshenacupuncture).


We provide gentle, effective, and time-honored health-care for the whole family. We offer acupuncture, acupressure, cupping, tui na, Chinese herbology, and more. I love working with all sorts of conditions, from pain to fertility and chronic pediatric issues. Chinese medicine can help treat it all!


At Valley Acupuncture & Wellness Center, we provide a safe haven using acupuncture and natural medicine to help you achieve optimum health and wellness. We focus on the root of the problem in order to relieve any pain or symptoms naturally. Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is an effective form of medical treatment that has been used for thousands of years and has evolved into a complete holistic health care system. Acupuncture is a safe, effective and natural therapy used to restore balance, promote health and prevent future illness. Whether you're seeking treatment for: Allergies, Anxiety, Arthritis, Back Pain, Fatigue, Insomnia, Sport Injuries, or Stress, we focus on the root of the problem in order to relieve any pain or symptoms naturally. We focus on integrating both Eastern and Western medicine, as we offer a diverse range of safe and effective modalities such as: Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Homeopathy, Cupping Therapy, Moxibustion, Electrical Stimulation, & Nutritional Counseling. We also offer the new and innovative Dermapen treatment which uses advanced micro-needling for Facial Rejuvenation.


At Meridians, we work closely with patients and encourage their participation in the healing process utilizing acupuncture, Chinese herbs, auricular medicine, Tuina and medical Qigong/Tai Chi exercise techniques to address a broad range of health concerns including: * Male and female fertility * Stroke rehabilitation * Pain management * Prostate enlargement * Kidney and urinary system problems * Anti-aging (including cosmetic facials) * Weight control See our website for more information. We are very proud of the good results we get with very tough cases such as pain management associated with herniated discs and those of unknown source, kidney or bladder stones, and palsy conditions. We can help you get to the root of pathologies that may have chronically troubled you. With a deep knowledge of the core elements of Chinese medicine, we can address your needs with an optimized combination of techniques which may include custom herbal formulas, cupping treatments, Guasha, Tuina, auricular (ear) techniques, and of course, acupuncture. We offer a comprehensive set of approaches to women's wellness including fertility, maternity, menopause, and facial rejuvenation.

  • 12 years in business

The way I treat is inside-out which is more systemic then just structural. The emphasis are made on the diet, lifestyle and emotional state on top of any physical symptoms. The ability to serve and improve patients health one person at a time.


I am a licensed acupuncturist trained in several different styles of acupuncture. I have an office but am also willing to travel.


- Well manage the patient's needs and resolve their heath problems. - Good facilities and location where the patient can reach easily Healing the pain in their body and mind and provide the patient smile back on their face.


Our multi-disciplinary practice offers physical therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic care, and weight loss programs to help you get to your optimum wellness.


We offer an acupuncture practice dedicated to the specialized care of women. Ridgefield Acupuncture is focused on treating women-based issues such as anxiety, menstrual disorders, fertility and muscular pain. Treatment involves listening to the client, so the healing process can be modified to the patient's situation. Find a different level of care and healing with Ridgefield Acupuncture.


Five element acupuncture is a whole-person approach to healing. Chinese medicine is the oldest continuously practiced form of medicine in the world, and can be used to treat a wide range of acute and chronic health challenges.

  • 6 years in business

Acupuncture provided in a private and calm setting with the goal of activating the natural, self healing abilities of the body to relieve signs and symptoms of many health conditions while addressing the underlying root cause. Specialties of pain management, ob-gyn, oncology, neuropathy, allergies, fibromyalgia, asthma, headache, digestive disorders,sleep disorders, stress/post traumatic stress disorders, and cosmetic acupuncture. Most insurance and affinity wellness plans accepted.

  • 7 years in business

I offer massage, acupuncture and lymphatic drainage to move metabolic waste in the body. I also offer a profoundly relaxing massage and acupuncture treatments. I'm treating pain and immune diseases like edemas, doing physical rejuvenation, and more. I'm working also with the Jade Energetics machines.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What can be treated with acupuncture?

Acupuncture can be helpful for treating a wide variety of conditions ranging from cancer to headaches to sciatic nerve pain. It may also be useful for:

  • Back pain, neck pain, knee pain, hand and foot pain, wrist and ankle pain, sciatic pain, nerve pain, arthritis, sports injuries, work-related injuries, TMJ, and carpal tunnel
  • Whiplash and injuries from automobile accidents
  • Migraine and tension headaches
  • Menstrual cramping
  • Herniated discs
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Emotional issues: Anxiety, depression, stress and insomnia
  • Women’s health: Prenatal and postpartum care, menstrual cramps, premenstrual syndrome, endometriosis, symptoms of menopause and infertility
  • Pediatric problems such as bedwetting, digestive upset, ear infection, allergies, hyperactivity and injury treatment
  • Digestive disorders such as heartburn, acid reflux, indigestion, ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea, and constipation
  • Respiratory problems such as asthma, acute and chronic cough, allergies, and chronic sinus problems
  • Men’s health problems such as erectile dysfunction, impotence, male infertility, urination difficulties and prostate problems
  • Miscellaneous conditions such as fatigue, adrenal fatigue, vertigo and dizziness, eye and vision problems, and tooth, jaw and dental issues

What are the benefits of acupuncture?

There are many proven health benefits of acupuncture, whether you’re seeking short-term relief or need help with a chronic health condition. This alternative healing is likely why millions of adults nationwide get acupuncture treatments each year. Acupuncture provides pain relief, can help speed the body’s natural healing process, and has also been proved to have positive outcomes on mental health concerns such as depression. Acupuncture can also help relieve discomfort associated with chronic and terminal illnesses. For example, acupuncture has been proved to be effective in helping cancer patients manage pain, nausea and vomiting, fatigue, hot flashes, xerostomia (dry mouth), neuropathy (nervous system problems), anxiety, depression and sleep disturbances, according to Cancer.gov. Acupuncture is a safe and effective alternative to opioids and other pain medications, which not only are hard on the body but also present the risk of addiction. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services found that people had less pain or were better able to manage pain when they received acupuncture as part of their health treatment.

How does acupuncture work?

Acupuncture works by restoring the body’s natural healing powers. Acupuncture involves placing very thin needles into specific points on the body to influence the body’s energy flow and help the body heal itself in a natural way. In traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is linked to the belief that disease is caused by disruptions to the flow of energy (called qi in Chinese) in the body. The acupuncturist places whisper-thin needles into the arms, back, neck and other areas where the chi (or energy flow) has been blocked. The acupuncture needles stimulate points on or under the skin called acupuncture points or acupressure points, releasing this qi. These pathways — called “meridians” — become re-stimulated by the needles to bring blood and healing to the body. In Western medicine, acupuncture has been proved to relieve pain and help provide healing and relief from painful symptoms associated with everything from headaches to asthma to cancer. Western medicine sees the use of the needles as a way to stimulate the body’s nervous system, thereby prompting healing.

Is it safe to use acupuncture?

The general consensus from doctors, researchers and government health organizations is that yes, it is safe to have acupuncture. As with all things, there can be some risks associated with acupuncture, but with proper attention to a few key details, your health should be in good hands when you receive treatments.

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (a branch of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services) states that “relatively few complications from using acupuncture have been reported. Still, complications have resulted from use of non-sterile needles and improper delivery of treatments.” Thus, the health risks associated with acupuncture are generally a result of human error (non-sterile needles and improper placement) as opposed to how acupuncture works in your body. Research your acupuncture provider to make sure they meet state regulations, and inquire about the use of FDA-regulated acupuncture needles. These are classified as medical devices for use by licensed practitioners, and the NCCIH states they are required to be manufactured and labeled according to certain standards (sterile, nontoxic, and labeled for single use only).

What is an acupuncture treatment?

An acupuncture treatment is a type of integrative health care session that uses needles (and sometimes heat and/or electrical stimulation) to stimulate the body’s nervous system to begin a healing process. Long practiced in traditional Chinese medicine and other Eastern cultures, acupuncture has gained widespread acceptance and use as a complementary and integrative part of healing in Western medicine. During an acupuncture treatment, the patient lies in a relaxed position on a table that is very similar to a massage table. The acupuncturist, having done a diagnosis of health concerns and determined a course of treatment, will insert thin stainless steel needles into the prescribed acupuncture points. These points are determined by the patient’s health needs. The practitioner may gently manipulate the needles to trigger a healing response in the body. Typically there is no pain associated with the treatment. A session may use anywhere from 6-30 needles or more, depending on what illness is being treated. The needles can remain in place for 5-30 minutes, with 15 minutes being a common time. Acupuncture treatments are often prescribed in a series, based on patient need.

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