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Weather and How It Affects Your Health

How does weather affect your health? Blood pressure When atmospheric pressure decreases, your blood pressure drops, biometeorologist Jennifer Vanos, P.h.D., said in an interview with Low temps cause your blood vessels to narrow, meaning on the whole, blood pressure […]

Pain relief with acupuncture, Penn study finds

A new study from the University of Pennsylvania demonstrates the effectiveness of acupuncture for pain management. This is important news for a couple of reasons.  One, it demonstrates a 40% reduction in pain for patients, which is truly significant.  That […]

7 Signs That You Need Acupuncture This Spring

7 Signs That You Need Acupuncture This Spring By Sara Calabro, of Spring is here! Yes! Except for the fact that many people don’t feel so hot this time of year. The flu is—knock on wood—mostly behind us. Allergies have not quite […]

Quit Smoking in 2015!

Is this what quitting smoking is like for you? Acupuncture Can Help You Kick the Habit  Smoking is possibly THE most addictive drug known.  And, if you are a smoker, it is slowly killing you. There are many reasons to […]

New Year – Time to take care of yourself!

Happy New Year Everyone.  This is the day we make a commitment to improve or change something about ourselves.  I decided to write a short blog with the goal of inspire all of us to be more active.  I’m a […]

Tui Na

Tui na or tuina, (pronounced “twee nah”) is a form of Oriental bodywork that has been used in China for centuries. A combination of massage, acupressure and other forms of body manipulation, tuina works by applying pressure to acupoints, meridians and groups of […]

Calorie Intake Guide

Ever wondered how many calories you were eating?  Find out below!   Alcoholic Beverages Item Serving Size Carbohydrates Grams Fat Grams Calories Beer, light 12-ounce can or bottle 6.9 0 110 Beer, regular 12-ounce can or bottle 11.9 0 144 […]

Emotions and Digestion – the amazing connection between your nerves and your gut!

   David Schiman, Acupuncturist Many people know that when they are nervous they have butterflies in their stomach.  But, did you know that those “butterflies” can disrupt your digestion and, if it goes on too long, eventually your mental health?  […]

Breast Cancer Awareness

by Melissa McConnell, M.Ac., L.Ac. October is breast cancer awareness month, which highlights the importance of increasing everyone’s awareness of the disease.  It seems, unfortunately, that everyone is touched by this disease in some way; either someone is personally striving […]

7 Acupuncture Tips for a Healthy Fall

By Sara Calabro at Fall is right around the corner. New seasons are an opportunity to assess our states of health and realign with our natural rhythms. From an acupuncture perspective, fall is about refinement. It’s time to pare down, to […]

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As of Dec 5, 2019

601 DuPont Street, Phila, PA 19128

Monday 8:30 – 11:30 and 1:00 – 7:00

Tuesday 10:00 – 2:00 and 5:00 – 9:00

Wednesday 10:00 – 7:30

Thursday 10:00 – 3:00

Friday 10:00 – 2:30

Sunday 3:00 – 6:00

Our community’s history

The "S" Bridge over the Schuylkill River at Manayunk, Philadelphia, PA, built in 1884.