Tag Archives: Acupuncture

Pregnancy Pain

Pregnancy Pain

Pain During Pregnancy Isn’t it interesting that so much focus is placed on the pain that comes with labor and delivery and so little is said of the pain experienced during pregnancy?  Not to trivialize labor pain by any means, but many women experience pain during pregnancy and 40 weeks can feel like a whole  Read more »

Breech Baby

Breech Baby

Moxibustion in the Treatment of Breech Baby   Moxibustion is a technique commonly used in Traditional Chinese Medicine.  This ancient treatment modality dates back thousands of years.  Today moxibustion, or “moxa” for short, is used for a variety of applications.  Commonly, moxa is used to treat pain conditions such as arthritis, menstrual cramps, digestive disorders,  Read more »

Acupuncture and Pregnancy

Acupuncture and Pregnancy

Acupuncture and Pregnancy Pregnancy is truly a remarkable and special time in life.  For 40 weeks you get to share your body, emotions, food and everything else with this precious little being.  It’s amazing when you stop to think about it.  Although between the nausea, fatigue, constipation, bloating, sciatica, back pain, etc.… it can be  Read more »

Recurrent Miscarriage

Recurrent Miscarriage

Recurrent Miscarriage Miscarriage refers to the loss of an embryo or fetus spontaneously during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy.  It is estimated that 10-25% of all pregnancies end in miscarriage. Further, a woman who has already suffered a miscarriage is at a slightly elevated risk of having another miscarriage.  These numbers point to the  Read more »

Morning Sickness

Morning Sickness

Morning Sickness There are many early signs of pregnancy, such as fatigue, swollen or tender breasts, backaches, headaches, frequent urination, and bloating but one of the more obvious symptoms declaring pregnancy is nausea.  Oh, morning sickness!  If you’ve been trying to conceive for a while you may welcome this sensation of feeling nauseated and queasy  Read more »

Moxibustion Usages

Moxibustion Usages

Moxibustion Usages What is Moxibustion? Moxibustion is a commonly used modality of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Moxibustion, or “moxa” for short, is the burning of a Chinese herb, ai ye (Artemisiae argyi), on or near the skin.  Through the warming quality of this herb, moxibustion treats and even prevents illness.  It is not simply the warmth which  Read more »

Fertility Acupuncture

Fertility Acupuncture

Fertility Acupuncture Infertility is a problem facing thousands of individuals.  Whether you’re trying to conceive on your own or with a partner, it can wreak havoc on your emotions and on your finances.  With technology offering so many options these days, people can go to the ends of the earth trying to boost fertility and  Read more »

Prepare for Labor

Prepare for Labor

Acupuncture In Pregnancy Acupuncture is an excellent way to help your body prepare for labor.  Weekly sessions during the final month of pregnancy, beginning around week 36, can help prepare the mother for an efficient childbirth.  I mean really, labor isn’t something we need to draw out! In fact, research has shown that first time  Read more »

Labor Induction Acupuncture

Labor Induction Acupuncture

Labor Induction Acupuncture If you’ve ever been 40 weeks pregnant or past your due date, you know there comes a point in pregnancy when you are just done and ready to be a mom.  Even the most blissful, perfect pregnancies must come to an end.  Depending on your healthcare provider, you may have been given  Read more »

Welcome to Westchester Acupuncture

Welcome to Westchester Acupuncture

Our mission at Westchester Acupuncture is to provide our patients with the tools to lead a healthy, happy, more balanced life. We recommend taking an active role in improving health and we work with our patients to find the means to achieve that goal.