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Dr. Michael G Crincoli MD
Specializes in Sports Medicine, Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation), Acupuncture
1320 N. 10th Street; Suite B
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 839-6533; (602) 839-7285

Dr. Michael Crincoli is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), acupuncture, and sports medicine specialist. In his practice, Dr. Crincoli focuses on rehabilitation. Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Aetna, and Medicaid are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Crincoli takes. He graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and then he performed his residency at Boston Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: *additional Specialty In Medical Acupuncture*. He is professionally affiliated with Banner Health. Dr. Crincoli welcomes new patients.

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

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation), Acupuncture
525 N 18th Street; Suite 403
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 327-5093; (602) 251-8545

Dr. Sunil Jain works as a physiatrist, acupuncturist, and interventional pain specialist in Phoenix, AZ. In his practice, Dr. Jain focuses on pain management. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Jain is a graduate of Nagpur University and Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences. Dr. Jain's medical residency was performed at Tufts Medical Center and Jersey City Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: PAIN MEDICINE

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

Dr. Lydia Ehlenberger sees patients in Phoenix, AZ and Scottsdale, AZ. Her medical specialties are acupuncture, hospital medicine (hospitalist), and obstetrics. Before performing her residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, Dr. Ehlenberger attended the University of Arizona College of Medicine for medical school. She is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Peng Sun PhD, DTCM, LAc, LIC AC
Specializes in Acupuncture
301 East Bethany Home Road A 100
Phoenix, AZ
(623) 552-0944

Dr. Peng Sun's area of specialization is acupuncture. He is conversant in Chinese. Clinical interests for Dr. Sun include facial problems, gastrointestinal problems (stomach & intestines), and menstrual disorders.

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

Dr. Julie Ann Gorman NMD, LAc, ABORM Fertility Certified
Specializes in Acupuncture, Naturopathy
1641 E Osborn Road; Suite 6
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 265-1774

Ms. Julie Gorman practices acupuncture and naturopathy in Phoenix, AZ. Her areas of expertise include the following: bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), homeopathy, and gastrointestinal problems (stomach & intestines). Ms. Gorman is an in-network provider for LifeWise insurance.

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

Mrs. Dagmar C Bauer - Prigatano (Bauer-Prigatano) LAC, MTOM
Specializes in Acupuncture
202 E. Earll Drive; Suite 420
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 266-8332

Ms. Dagmar Bauer-Prigatano practices acupuncture. She is rated highly by her patients. Areas of expertise for Ms. Bauer-Prigatano include migraines, infertility, and musculoskeletal problems. Ms. Bauer-Prigatano is conversant in German.

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

Dr. Julia A Eastman DOM, CCH, L Ac, LAC
Specializes in Acupuncture, Homeopathy, Nutrition
3411 N 5th Avenue; Suite 207
Phoenix, AZ
(928) 202-0815; (602) 283-3484

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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

Ann Rea DiplOM, LAc
Specializes in Acupuncture
2001 E Campbell Avenue; Suite 102
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 955-5444

Ms. Ann Rea is an acupuncturist. These areas are among her clinical interests: gastrointestinal problems (stomach & intestines), migraines, and chinese herbal medicine.

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

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

Ms. Aeimee Diaz specializes in acupuncture. She has an open panel.

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Specializes in Chiropractic, Acupuncture
2814 N 36th Street
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 956-5561

Dr. Melody Jafari works as an acupuncturist and chiropractor. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5.

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Mario Fontes LAC
Specializes in Acupuncture, Homeopathy
1951 W. Camelback Road; Suite 300
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 332-8079; (602) 810-0434

Mr. Mario Fontes specializes in acupuncture and homeopathy and practices in Phoenix, AZ. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Physical Therapy
219 E Lexington Avenue
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 264-0694

Mr. John Rhodes' areas of specialization are acupuncture and physical therapy; he sees patients in Phoenix, AZ. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his 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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