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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. 

Acupuncture 101: What is the Science Behind Acupuncture?

According to ancient Chinese tradition, acupuncture works by rebalancing the yin and yang energies of the body and promoting the circulation of qi and blood.

Acupuncture Uses: From Ancient China to Modern America

Acupuncture has been used to maintain health and treat disease for thousands of years. People often wonder what acupuncture was used for in ancient China and how similar it was to the practice that is used here and now. The amazing thing about...

5 Amazing Facts About Ancient Chinese Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a traditional medicine which originated in China many years ago. Although the exact origins of acupuncture remain a mystery, many texts have survived the centuries allowing us to discover how doctors used acupuncture in ancient...

Why You NEED Acupuncture if You Live in New York City

New York City is an amazing place to live. Its opportunities, convenience, and history are a huge draw, not to mention its iconic skyline! With so much going for it, it’s no wonder that New York is the most densely populated city in the United...

Acupuncture 101: How Many Needles are Used in Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is an ancient therapy which originated in China. It uses fine needles placed at specific points on the body to maintain health and treat disease. Although acupuncture has been tried and tested over the course of thousands of years,...

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