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A Convo with Doug Peterson, L. Ac

Below is a lightly edited conversation between Katie Duffy and Doug Peterson. Both are licensed acupuncturists at the Fulton Street and East Village branches of City Acupuncture in New York City. 

Electroacupuncture for Muscle Pain

Did you know that supplementing regular acupuncture treatment with electricity can make the acupuncture needles even more effective at fighting both acute and chronic muscle pain?

Cosmetic Acupuncture in New York City

Have you always wanted to try Facial Rejuvenation acupuncture but you're not sure how it works? Have you wondered about natural alternatives to botox, fillers, and surgeries? Then keep reading, because we’ve got all the skin care info you need.

Bone Broth: Why Should You Drink It and Where to Get It


I recommend bone broth to so many of my patients that I thought it would be useful to tell you why, as well as to provide some resources for you to get this goodness for  yourself. We'll discuss why you want bone broth, where to get it, and...

Acupuncture for Activists: A Chat With Sarah Sanborn, L.M.T., L. Ac.

This past March 30, Sarah Sanborn, L.M.T., L.Ac., used the space at City Acupuncture of New York to host the first Acupuncture for Activists event. I recently got a chance to catch up with Sarah and find out a little about what Acupuncture for...

Four Ways to Stay Healthy in Spring

March 20th marked the Vernal Equinox, or first official day of spring. As the days get longer, you might be struck by an urge to get outside, get moving, enjoy the milder weather, and maybe even do some spring cleaning. You might also be struck...

Meet Christina!

This is the latest in a series of entries meant to introduce you to our talented crew of acupuncturists and massage therapists. Today it’s time to meet Christina Saulle, LAc!

Can Acupuncture Help Manage Thyroid Disorders?

Diagnoses of hyper (overactive) or hypo (underactive) thyroid are increasingly common, especially in women who are over 40 years old. Here, we’ll explain some common thyroid issues, outline the symptoms of hyperthyroid and hypothyroid, and...

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