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How To Become a Licensed Massage Therapist in New York

Posted by Rob Benhuri

Nov 19, 2015 3:25:00 PM

Massage therapists require training like any other medical professional. This requires both classroom learning and time-on-task practice. In order to ensure that massage therapists have the most up-to-date credentials and most rigorous training, each state has its own set of requirements for therapists to obtain a license. Below are some general statistics on what it takes to become a massage therapist according to the American Massage Therapy Association.

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Topics: Demystifying Acupuncture

Common Cold and Flu: An Acupuncture POV Part 1

Posted by Rob Benhuri

Feb 25, 2015 1:00:00 PM

The following post was strung together from an interview I did with Chava Quist, L.Ac. I am very grateful for her expertise!

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Topics: Acupuncture, Demystifying Acupuncture, Cold and Flu

How Does Acupuncture Work? A Basic Primer

Posted by Layla Majnoon

Oct 24, 2014 12:00:00 PM

 

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Topics: Acupuncture Training, Acupuncture, Demystifying Acupuncture

Community Acupuncture Voices

Posted by Beth Rosaler

Oct 22, 2014 12:00:00 PM

I have been plugging away at this blog for a little while now. In that time, I have tried repeatedly to demystify acupuncture and break down the barriers between "normal" people and acupuncture as a valid, effective, affordable health care option.

To that end, I thought it would be great to hear from a real patient of City Acupuncture. Beth has been coming here since 2008 when we opened in a small sub-let on 14th street (a 3rd floor walk up no less - that's dedication!) She sent me this blog to share her thoughts on community acupuncture and what it has meant to her.

Thanks for sharing your thoughts Beth! Keep the good vibes coming!

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Topics: Community Acupuncture, Demystifying Acupuncture

How Does Acupuncture Work?

Posted by Rob Benhuri

Oct 1, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Although it is only recently getting attention in the United States, acupuncture is actually one of the oldest known systems of medicine in the world.

In fact, to this day, more people are treated with acupuncture than any other medical system... Including pharmaceuticals.

So how does Acupuncture work?

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Topics: Acupuncture Training, Acupuncture, Demystifying Acupuncture

Does Acupuncture Hurt? And Other Questions... Answered!

Posted by Jonathan Howard

Sep 17, 2014 4:21:00 PM

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Topics: Acupuncture, Demystifying Acupuncture

What to Expect From An Acupuncture Treatment

Posted by Rob Benhuri

Sep 17, 2014 9:00:00 AM

As more and more data pours in showing acupunture helpful for a wide range of problems, many people who were previously skeptical are starting to seriously consider acupuncture as an option. 

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Topics: Demystifying Acupuncture

A Behind The Scenes Look At How Acupuncture Helps Neck Pain

Posted by Rob Benhuri

May 1, 2014 6:00:00 AM

 

Acupuncture Offers Dynamic Relief For Neck Pain

While many may perceive acupuncture as an esoteric practice, it has been used worldwide as primary health care for centuries. Today, The World Health Organization recognizes acupuncture as a safe and effective method of managing and eliminating pain, among other things.

Let's take a closer look at how the acupuncture theory surrounding stagnation explains how acupuncture can relieve and prevent future neck and shoulder pain.

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Topics: Neck Pain, Demystifying Acupuncture, Neck and Shoulder Pain

City Acupuncture: What the heck is going on here, anyway?

Posted by Rob Benhuri

Mar 25, 2014 10:35:00 PM

 

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Topics: Demystifying Acupuncture

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