If you suffer from seasonal allergies, this short video will give you hands-on instruction on a few acupressure techniques that can provide quick relief of your symptoms when they flare up.
Acupuncture and pain relief go hand in hand. Every month new research is published confirming that acupuncture can effectively relieve a variety of pain conditions from migraines to back pain. In fact, there has been so much research in support of its efficacy that in the battle to fight opioid dependency, some major medical organizations [...]
Q: My mother suffers from chronic pain after having back surgery in 2004. Two discs were fused and she has two screws in her lumbar area. She currently alternates between Topiramate (Topamax) 25 mg for low grade pain and Hydrocodone Acetaminophen (Vicodin) 5-300 mg for high grade pain. I have taken her to several spine [...]
By Rebecca Berkson, L.Ac, Dip.OM Spring means warm weather, blooming flowers, and outdoor activities for most people but for those suffering from allergic rhinitis or "hay fever”, it means the return of familiar but unwelcome symptoms. One in five people in the United States has some type of allergy whether they are environmental allergies such [...]
A Different Body: The Organs According to Chinese Medicine, An Evening Lecture with Rebecca Berkson, L.Ac., Dipl.OM.
Have you ever wanted to know more about how your organs interrelate? Or, about the importance of internal balance and harmony in order to heal your Mind, Body, and Spirit? Acupuncture and Chinese medicine have a unique approach to the human body, health and wellness that is different from conventional medicine. On Thursday Feb 20, [...]
I am delighted to introduce myself as the newest member of the clinical team at the Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine. I am a licensed acupuncturist and am board certified in Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. Every year research studies are published showing the effectiveness of this unique medicine. Acupuncture stimulates the body’s own ability [...]