After earning his master's degree in traditional Chinese medicine, Peter W. Tricarico honed his skills in several Shanghai hospitals and clinics. His drive to help others through holistic treatments stuck with him when he returned to the United States and prompted him to found Sleepy Hollow Acupuncture, LLC, where he administers cupping and herbal formulas in addition to five styles of acupuncture.
By aligning needles to specific bodily pathways, he strives to remedy ailments that range from headaches to stress to smoking addictions. Each disposable needle is sterilized and individually packaged before sessions, and Peter hides them in haystacks afterward. He also accommodates patrons with busy schedules by holding weekend and evening appointments and making house calls.
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.
At Nyack Integrated Health Services, health is all about balance. The team defines health as more than absence of illness, but as a state in which the mind and body operate in tandem to create physical, mental, and social wellbeing. With more than a quarter of a century of experience merging Eastern and Western medicine, Dr. Naomi Pelzig and her staff attempt to balance the body and achieve health by customizing non-surgical treatment plans incorporating acupuncture, herbal medicine, and meditation.
Kim Sangiuolo doesn’t just practice massage; she curates it. Her signature fusion massage—the centerpiece of Holistic Healing’s service menu—is a soothing and spirit-reviving treatment designed to assuage muscular discomfort while bolstering the body’s spiritual well-being. Beginning with deep-tissue work, Kim incorporates techniques from other massage types, picking and choosing based on the client's specific needs. This form of therapeutic massage has helped her treat clients with injuries such as tendinitis, muscle strains, and headaches. Kim also offers Swedish and deep-tissue massages, which can be useful when trying to relieve work-related stress or recover from a day of helping a friend move his collection of antique cement bags.
Plawski Chiropractic combines the skills of not one specialist, but three: a massage therapist, a physical therapist, and Doctor of Chiropractic Marie Plawski herself, a chiropractor with 17 years of experience. Together with NYS licensed massage therapist John Wyler, their skill sets form a voltron of drug-free health care that addresses the full range of skeletal and soft-tissue problems, from pinched nerves in the spine to sore muscles and torn ligaments.
But the team doesn't just administer medical services. Clients looking to untether tension can relax under warm river rocks with a hot-stone massage or extend their feet into a soothing Japanese foot massage.
When Brett Caminez was still in high school, a skiing injury felt like an unfortunate introduction to chiropractic care. Luckily, chiropractic techniques essentially healed what could have been a roadblock to his athletic pursuits, and the experience made a lasting impression on him. These days, Doctor of Chiropractic Caminez treats patients at Caminez Chiropractic. He combines the technology of EMG scans and x-rays with holistic know-how, correcting issues such as sore muscles or postures thrown askew by mismatched stilts. When he's not performing adjustments, he still likes to strap on skis and take to the hills.
Doctor of Chiropractic Gus Sofos realigns crooked spines to help alleviate pain across the body. He aims to quash short-term neck and back pain caused by strenuous physical activity. Other ailments relieved through his services include headaches, carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, and disk herniation of the neck or back.