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Specializes in Acupuncture, Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation), Sports Medicine

1320 North 10th Street; Suite B
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 839-7285; (602) 839-6533

Clinical interests: Rehabilitation, All musculoskeletal disorders and sports Injuries, with a focus on the anke, foot, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Crincoli is a sports medicine, acupuncture, and physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) specialist in Maricopa, AZ and Phoenix, AZ. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Crincoli completed his residency training at Boston Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Crincoli include rehabilitation. He is in-network for Medicaid, the University Physicians Healthcare Group, and Tufts Health Plan, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Crincoli has received professional recognition including the following: *additional Specialty In Medical Acupuncture*. He is professionally affiliated with Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center and Banner Desert Medical Center. Dr. Crincoli welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation), Acupuncture

1800 East Vanburen Street
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 633-3675; (602) 327-5093

(Average of 5 in 1 rating)

Clinical interests: PAIN MEDICINE

Dr. Sunil Jain's specialties are interventional pain medicine, acupuncture, and physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He practices in Phoenix, AZ, Maricopa, AZ, and Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Jain's clinical interests include pain management. He is affiliated with John C. Lincoln Health Network. He accepts Medicare and the University Physicians Healthcare Group insurance. He graduated from Nagpur University and Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences. Dr. Jain's medical residency was performed at Jersey City Medical Center and Tufts Medical Center.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Chiropractic

4132 N 27th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 264-2187

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist), OB, Acupuncture

3877 N 7th Street; #400
Phoenix, AZ
(623) 247-6266; (602) 257-8118

Dr. Lydia Ehlenberger sees patients in Phoenix, AZ, Maricopa, AZ, and Scottsdale, AZ. Her medical specialties are obstetrics, acupuncture, and hospital medicine (hospitalist). She obtained her medical school training at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and performed her residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix. She takes the University Physicians Healthcare Group and Medicare insurance. In addition to English, Dr. Ehlenberger speaks Spanish. Dr. Ehlenberger's professional affiliations include Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn and Shea Medical Center.

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Specializes in Acupuncture

301 East Bethany Home Road A100
Phoenix, AZ
(623) 552-0944

Clinical interests: Acupressure, Cupping, Massage Therapy, Moxibustion, Qi Gong, Addiction, Allergies, Aromatherapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Peng Sun's area of specialization is acupuncture. These areas are among Dr. Sun's clinical interests: weight loss, allergies, and osteoporosis. He is conversant in Chinese.

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Specializes in Acupuncture

202 E. Earll Drive; #420
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 266-8332

(Average of 5 in 1 rating)

Clinical interests: Acupressure, Acupuncture, Cupping, Herbology, Massage Therapy, Moxibustion, NADA (National ... (Read more)

Ms. Dagmar Bauer-Prigatano works as an acupuncturist in Phoenix, AZ. These areas are among Ms. Bauer-Prigatano's clinical interests: weight loss, cupping, and herbal medicine. She is conversant in German.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Homeopathy

3411 N 5th Avenue; Suite 207
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 264-7630; (602) 283-3484

Clinical interests: Homeopathy

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Naturopathy

1641 E Osborn Road; Suite 6
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 265-1774

Clinical interests: Acupressure, Acupuncture, Bioidentical Hormones, Herbology, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, ... (Read more)

Ms. Julie Gorman's areas of specialization are naturopathy and acupuncture; she sees patients in Phoenix, AZ. Clinical interests for Ms. Gorman include bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), cancer, and anxiety.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Physical Therapy

219 E Lexington Avenue
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 264-0694

(Average of 3.5 in 1 rating)

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Specializes in Acupuncture

1550 E Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 528-1340; (602) 263-1200

Dr. Donald Warne specializes in acupuncture. He graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix.

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Specializes in Acupuncture

6064 N 16th Street
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 279-5904

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Specializes in Acupuncture

4350 N 19th Avenue; #4
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 274-2592

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Specializes in Acupuncture

5315 N 41st Street
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 954-4083

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Specializes in Acupuncture

2001 E Campbell Avenue; Suite 102
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 955-5444

Clinical interests: Acupuncture, Cupping, Gua Sha, Herbology, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Headaches/Migraines, ... (Read more)

Ms. Ann Rea practices acupuncture. Clinical interests for Ms. Rea include moxibustion, musculoskeletal problems, and gua sha.

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Specializes in Acupuncture

3833 E Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 954-8428

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Specializes in Acupuncture

301 W. Roosevelt Street; Suite 2
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 307-0888; (602) 317-0888

Ms. Aeimee Diaz is an acupuncturist. Ms. Diaz's practice is open to new patients.

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What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that is at least two thousand years old, although it has only recently gained popularity in North America. Practitioners of acupuncture are called acupuncturists. They may also provide other forms of TCM, or they may have learned acupuncture alone. In the United States, acupuncture providers must have three or four years of graduate level education to be licensed.

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, the body is filed with a vital energy called qi. When this energy becomes blocked or unbalanced, pain and illness result. To redirect the flow of qi, the acupuncturist inserts extremely thin, stainless steel needles (the width of a human hair) into a patient’s skin at specific points in the body (called meridians). A trained acupuncturist knows which meridians to insert the acupuncture needles into, how deeply to insert them, and how to stimulate them by raising or twisting them in order to balance the qi correctly.

Although researchers don’t know exactly how acupuncture works, they do have solid evidence that it does. Multiple studies have shown that acupuncture is effective at relieving pain, reducing nausea from chemotherapy, improving fertility, and reducing inflammation. The World Health Organization has stated that acupuncture is effective in treating 28 different conditions and may be helpful in treating many others. The Western medical view on acupuncture is not that qi is being balanced, but that the needles stimulate blood flow and endorphin production, which promote a sense of well-being.

During a typical acupuncture treatment, the acupuncturist will first examine the patient and ask about any complaints. The patient will lie down on a table and get comfortable. Then the acupuncturist will insert the needles, which are between 13 and 70mm long and made of stainless steel. Usually a treatment uses between 3 and 15 needles, and they are left in place for about 20 minutes. Most states require the needles to be disposable, single-use needles to reduce the chance of any infection. The needles may be twisted or moved, and in some cases, low currents of electricity are passed through them. Then they are removed, the patient is given lifestyle advice, and the appointment is over. Sessions are often repeated weekly or every other week.

Acupuncture has many benefits. Since it is extremely safe and has no side effects, it can be an excellent alternative to pain medications for those patients who cannot or choose not to take them. In addition, acupuncture is now covered by the majority of health care insurance plans in the United States. Acupuncture can be a wonderful option in your treatment plan.

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