Led by Dr. Hyun Joon Lee and Dr. Mariam Rahav, the staff of Scarsdale Integrative Family Medicine tend to patients in five areas: primary care, functional medicine, wellness services, nutritional services, and cosmetic services. The team, rounded out by a nutritionist, a licensed massage therapist, and a variety of fitness professionals, including a weight-lifting coach and personal trainer, works together to provide comprehensive care for patients, and encourages all visitors to speak openly with those providing them care.
Over the course of more than 30 years, Alan Handelsman and his associates have helped thousands of patients through a combination of Tibetan herbal foot baths and acupuncture. He examines each patient’s medical history, asks questions about their lifestyle, and checks the health of the tongue as well as the pulse to determine the best holistic treatment.
Acupuncture opens up channels of energy throughout the body to foster healing and well-being, and it can be used to treat musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, and circulatory issues, among others. It’s also been known to help patients quit smoking as well as lose weight.
A licensed acupuncturist, registered nurse, and trained herbologist, Christina Robich, R.N. pulls from multiple fields of medicine to address a wide range of ailments. With its black fireplace set against a white-brick wall, paintings, and various knickknacks, Christina's office resembles a home more than a business. Amid those familiar comforts, she oversees acupunctures, delivers hot stone massages, and doles out organic supplements. Christina's flair for healing goes beyond physical treatments, too, as she offers nutritional guidance and even leads classes in ancient remedies.
Awaken Wellness Fairs shed light on the latest trends in holistic healing with events and services spanning in-depth seminars, revitalizing bodywork, and life coaching. Intuitive readers sit down for one-on-one sessions that offer insight into personal problems or looming decisions, and bodywork professionals soothe physical distress with calming holistic treatments. The fairs also feature sundry vendors selling healing crystals and jewelry.
The Yoga House's team of six certified yoga instructors strive to do more than just help their students achieve stronger, leaner bodies. Beyond the bodily health they work toward helping their clients cultivate, the staff emphasizes that the physical aspect of yoga is only one of the practice's benefits, and infuse their classes with meditation techniques to strengthen mindsets as well as muscles. Their studio further inspires this psyche-soothing notion, enveloping guests in dove gray tones, sparkling hardwood floors, and soft lighting, helping even the most distracted downward dogs center themselves during flowing Vinyasa sequences or while playing dead in savasana—easily the best way to earn a treat from a yoga partner.
The noticeable effects felt after receiving acupuncture treatments became the driving force behind Anabelle Grigorescu’s decision to switch careers and become a certified acupuncturist and oriental medicine practitioner. Now, Annabelle helps others heal from ailments and pain at North East Acupuncture Center. Through the ancient art of acupuncture, Annabelle is able to soothe muscle aches, ease nicotin cravings, and decrease fatigue as she gently inserts needles into specific points on the body, face, or voodoo dolls dressed like the in-laws. Additional services include cupping, moxibustin, gua sha, and electro-stimulation.