Licensed Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Uchenna Egwuonwu helms Wholehealth, where she puts more than 10 years of experience to use in treating conditions with a blend of Eastern and Western medicine, aided by a nursing degree. Aiming to treat a variety of maladies and symptoms such as coughs, addiction, arthritis, or back pains, she uses miniscule, sterile needles during acupuncture to target specific points on the back where there might be blockages along internal meridians of energy, or qi, to restore flow and balance to bodies. She also utilizes techniques such as moxibustion, burning mugwort to mitigate dampness in the body, or herbal prescriptions, tailoring herbs for individual conditions and cases.
Thirteen years as a chiropractor has enabled Dr. Abreu to specialize in treating a variety of ailments, including neck and back pain, headaches, and fibromyalgia. He alleviates pain through spinal adjustments and prevents future discomfort with corrective exercises that includes stretching, leg lifts, and eyebrow raises.
Dr. Jie Shen studied acupuncture, herbal medicine, and Western treatments in China before moving to the US to continue her practice. After she arrived, she earned her acupuncture certifications three times over—in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania—and settled into J & S Chinese Acupuncture Clinic.
At the office, she applies her 20 years of experience toward relieving a host of ailments such as chronic pain, allergies, infertility, respiratory problems, and emotional disorders. Dr. Shen also encourages patients to participate in a regular tune-up program, arguing that bodies, like cars, need to seen regularly by a professional in order to prevent wear, tear, and rust.
Just as an interstate can become congested with traffic, the flow of life-force energy can become backed up and suppress the body's natural immune response. That's where D.J. Kim comes in. By inserting thin sterilized needles into various meridians along the face and body, Kim hopes to stimulate natural healing abilities to promote weight loss, rejuvenate the complexion, or heal ailments ranging from migraines to infertility.
A woman’s relationship ends, and she finds herself on the couch with a pint of ice cream; a college student is nervous for his upcoming midterm, so he stuffs his face with chips and candy. Lauren, owner and founder of The Hungry Heart, relates to these all too common scenarios, as she knows firsthand what binge eating feels like. But more importantly, she knows what it feels like to put an end to bad habits. At the Hungry Heart, she and her staff lead one-on-one hypnotherapy and nutritional counseling sessions designed to break compulsive gorging and yo-yo dieting so clients can lose weight and fall into normal eating patterns.
The treatments at Women's Center for Holistic Healing rely only upon the healer's hands and exhaustive knowledge of the body. For instance, craniosacral therapy eases tension, pain, and disease with precise hands-on manipulations. Similarly, holistic chiropractic treatments begin with spinal adjustments, but they also carry into a client's home life. The chiropractor prescribes meal plans and exercise regimes to augment in-office healing. In addition, the center offers testing for food sensitivities and intolerances.