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Acupuncture for Neuropathy

Acupuncture for Neuropathy

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What is Neuropathy?

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Neuropathy is a condition that occurs when nerves outside the brain and spinal cord (peripheral nerves) are damaged or dysfunctional. This damage disrupts the normal functioning of the nerves, causing symptoms such as pain, tingling, numbness, and muscle weakness. Neuropathy can affect various parts of the body, but it most commonly impacts the hands and feet. There are many causes of neuropathy. Treatment typically focuses on managing symptoms and addressing the underlying cause to prevent further nerve damage. While treatments help ease pain and other symptoms, in most cases it is not fully curable. 

What are the Different Types of Neuropathies?

Neuropathies are classified based on the type of nerve affected and the underlying cause. Here are the different types of neuropathies:

  • Peripheral Neuropathy. Affects the peripheral nerves, causing pain, numbness, and weakness, commonly in the hands and feet.
  • Autonomic Neuropathy. Affects the autonomic nerves, impacting involuntary bodily functions such as heart rate, digestion, and bladder control.
  • Proximal Neuropathy. Affects the nerves closer to the hips, thighs, or buttocks, leading to pain and weakness in these areas.
  • Focal Neuropathy. Affects a single nerve or a group of nerves, resulting in sudden weakness or pain in specific areas like the wrist or eye.
  • Cranial Neuropathy. Affects the cranial nerves, which can impact vision, facial movements, and other functions controlled by the cranial nerves.

Each type of neuropathy requires a specific approach to treatment and management.

Symptoms of Neuropathy

Neuropathy symptoms vary depending on the nerves affected but generally include:

  • Pain. Sharp, stabbing, or burning pain in the affected areas.
  • Numbness. Loss of sensation, particularly in the hands and feet.
  • Tingling. A pins-and-needles sensation.
  • Muscle Weakness. Reduced strength and difficulty performing tasks.
  • Sensitivity. Increased sensitivity to touch or temperature changes.
  • Coordination Problems. Difficulty with balance and coordination.
  • Muscle Atrophy. Shrinking of muscles due to lack of use and nerve stimulation.
  • Digestive Issues. Problems like constipation, diarrhea, or bloating if autonomic nerves are affected.
  • Dizziness. Feeling lightheaded, especially when standing up, due to autonomic nerve involvement.
  • Bladder and Bowel Dysfunction. Difficulty controlling urination or bowel movements.

These symptoms can significantly impact daily life and may require medical intervention for management and relief.

If You Are Worried About Neuropathy, Make an Appointment With Us!

What Causes Neuropathy?

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Here are some common causes:

  • Diabetes. High blood sugar levels can damage nerves over time.
  • Infections. Certain viral and bacterial infections, such as Lyme disease, shingles, and HIV, can cause neuropathy.
  • Injuries. Physical trauma from accidents or repetitive stress can damage nerves.
  • Autoimmune Diseases. Conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus can lead to nerve inflammation.
  • Toxins. Exposure to heavy metals, chemotherapy drugs, and excessive alcohol can harm nerves.
  • Nutritional Deficiencies. Lack of vitamins B1, B6, B12, and E can impair nerve function.
  • Genetic Disorders. Hereditary conditions like Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease affect the nerves.
  • Kidney and Liver Disorders. These conditions can lead to the accumulation of toxins in the body, damaging nerves.
  • Tumors. Both benign and malignant growths can press on nerves.

These causes highlight the importance of identifying the right cause to provide the most effective treatment.

Does Acupuncture Help With Neuropathy?

Acupuncture can be an effective treatment for neuropathy by stimulating specific points on the body to improve nerve function and reduce pain. Practitioners use fine needles to target these points, helping blood flow and promoting the release of natural pain-relieving chemicals. Acupuncture for neuropathy works by balancing the body’s energy (Qi) and improving overall nerve health.

Practitioners can also create neuropathy acupuncture treatments to fit individual needs, addressing specific symptoms and underlying causes of every individual, rather than one-size-fits-all solutions. For example, acupuncture for peripheral neuropathy can help ease numbness, tingling, and pain in the extremities by targeting nerves in the affected areas.

Chinese medicine for neuropathy often combines acupuncture with Chinese herbs to further enhance treatment effectiveness. These herbs can support nerve regeneration and improve circulation, aiding in the relief of neuropathy symptoms. Overall, the combination of acupuncture and neuropathy treatments can provide noticeable relief and improve quality of life for those suffering from this condition.

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Consider Acupuncture for Neuropathy Pain at Pulse Acupuncture

At Pulse Acupuncture, patients get a holistic and well-rounded approach to neuropathy treatment. Our center specializes in acupuncture for neuropathic pain, which helps to ease discomfort by improving blood circulation and stimulating nerve repair. Our experienced practitioner uses neuro acupuncture, targeting specific points to improve nerve function and reduce pain.

In addition to acupuncture, Pulse Acupuncture integrates Chinese herbs for neuropathy into treatment plans. These herbs support nerve health and complement the effects of acupuncture, providing a holistic approach to neuropathy care.

Located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Pulse Acupuncture offers convenient access to the best acupuncture in Williamsburg. Our clinic is known for its expertise in treating various conditions, including acupuncture for bell’s palsy, showcasing our extensive knowledge and experience.

By choosing us, patients receive highly personalized care that precisely fits their specific needs, ensuring effective and long-lasting relief.

  • Marina Doktorman

    Marina Doktorman, M.S., L.Ac., is an experienced acupuncturist who obtained her Masters of Acupuncture from the Tri-State College of Acupuncture in New York City in 2001. During her studies, she focused on Chinese Herbology, a branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that utilizes herbs to complement acupuncture treatments. Marina is licensed in both New York (NY) and New Jersey (NJ) and holds a Diplomate of Acupuncture from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), indicating her expertise in the field.

Why Pulse Acupuncture?

Experience

Marina Doktorman, L.Ac. has over 20 years of clinical experience.

RELAXATION

At Pulse Acupuncture, we aim to cultivate a spa-like environment. 

Comfort

All of our needles are of the highest quality for painless insertion. 

Patient Reviews in Brooklyn

Ben PelegBen Peleg
14:53 01 Jul 24
My partner and I have been seeing Marina for the past year now, and it's been a game changer for my health (anything from back pain to allergies). Since starting treatment all these conditions have become so much more manageable.Marina is not only incredibly knowledgeable, but also very calming and has great bedside manners. If you're looking for a fantastic acupuncturist I can't recommend her enough!!
Aubrey GrecoAubrey Greco
17:34 30 Jun 24
Marina is so thoughtful and attentive. I have been seeing her regularly for months now and my quality of life is so much better. She’ll listen to what you’re struggling with and give you a really customized session where you walk out the door feeling amazing. Don’t be scared of the needles, it doesn’t hurt!
Robert CraigRobert Craig
22:13 28 Jun 24
Highly professional and knowledgeable technician who explains as she goes so there are no surprises. Knows a variety of techniques to provide some of the best care possible. Highly recommended.
Gordo SantosGordo Santos
21:05 26 Jun 24
Best place to be in new Jersey hands down and yes to recovery. State of the art equipment, advanced training staff awarding with convenient scheduling.
Raymond MullerRaymond Muller
14:36 24 Jun 24
Marina and Pulse Acupuncture have given me outstanding wellness care-helping me through pain issues in my left arm and back- giving me relief before and after my knee replacement surgery - Outstanding care and deeply personal individual attraction
ErinErin
14:22 24 Jun 24
Very happy I went
Anooshka KumarAnooshka Kumar
13:45 22 Jun 24
Highly recommend Pulse for acupuncture. Very peaceful atmosphere and effective treatment. I am new to treatment and left my sessions incredibly relaxed and recharged. I felt significant relief in the area I was experiencing dull, recurring pain. Will be going regularly now!
Lindsay AndrettaLindsay Andretta
19:27 16 May 24
Nancy SuperNancy Super
23:33 19 Jan 24
Dr. Marina Doktorman is sweet and amazing at what she does. I feel very comfortable with her and her practice is very clean and spa-like. I’ve been coming weekly for a month and noticed changes in my wellbeing. Using acupuncture she’s able to regulate my hormones, unblock my chakras, and overall improve my wellbeing. I love it and will continue weekly or biweekly treatments as long as my insurance is covered. I highly recommend her to anyone who is new to it or interested in acupuncture treatment. It’s very calming and relaxing!
Amanda ThurstonAmanda Thurston
15:41 10 Jan 24
Marina is the best acupuncturist I’ve been to. Expect a full service experience that changes with your needs whether you express them or aren’t sure what you need that day. (Marina is super intuitive and adjusts treatment accordingly!) Highly recommend going here, you’ll feel better mentally and physically as soon as you’re walking out!
Jen JefferiesJen Jefferies
15:46 04 Jan 24
Highly recommend! I have been to quite a few acupuncturists over the years and Pulse is by far my favorite and the most attentive. It is a full service of treating my back, front body and cupping (it does not feel rushed). I suffer from chronic neck pain from an old injury and go for postpartum symptoms relief. I always feel better after leaving. The office is beautiful and calming as well.
Marina relieved my back pain after just a couple of visits. I had been suffering for months and her method of treatments proved to be successful. As a doctor myself I can say that she has great bedside manner as well.
Gloria AlpGloria Alp
17:42 23 Dec 23
Great place to be! Amazing experience!
Noemie AudibertNoemie Audibert
16:16 07 Dec 23
Marina is a great acupuncturist. She is very gentle, professional and caring. I’ve been seeing her on a weekly basis for over a month now to deal with severe fatigue and stress, and in no time the sessions have taken effect. I feel more centered, calm and filled of positive energy. I no longer suffer from insomnia, dizziness or intense anxiety. The practice where she receive appointments in Williamsburg is very nice, clean and comfortable that makes sessions very pleasant and relaxing. I’m very grateful to Marina for her care. Finally, she is very flexible for appointments and can even see a patient in the evening which is very convenient. I highly recommend her.
Kazue AnanKazue Anan
23:22 05 Oct 23
Elena SolntsevaElena Solntseva
21:26 05 Oct 23
To understand what I'm talking about, you have to try it for yourself.After 10 minutes of the procedure, you get into a different reality. Marina is knowledgeable, answers all the questions. After the procedure, the skin of the face glows, the body becomes lighter by a couple of pounds. I've been looking for such a procedure and state of mind for a long time.
ElanaElana
02:39 23 Sep 23
Pulse Acupuncture is exactly what I’ve been looking for to treat my migraines! Marina is knowledgeable, professional, asks probing questions and does fire cupping! She also has a very serene and clean office that makes me feel so relaxed and I never feel rushed during my sessions. Marina is truly incredible - her treatments help me mitigate migraines and I highly recommend her for any acupuncture/holistic health needs!! (I’ve tried other practitioners in the area and none have compared to Marina’s experience and professionalism.)
Irina KozinaIrina Kozina
13:59 10 Sep 23
I used acupuncture for low back and SI joint pain. I have a chronic condition. After the 1st treatment pain reduced by 75%. I am very happy with the results. I'm coming back. Thank you!
Michael SchimleyMichael Schimley
16:26 23 Aug 23
I found Marina while I was experiencing horrible lower back pain and her treatments got me back to my normal self quickly. Her office is beautiful, clean and welcoming. I will be going back regularly for routine maintenance and stress relief.
Sophia FSophia F
08:41 03 Aug 23
Very happy that my friend recommended Pulse Acupuncture Williamsburg Brooklyn to me! Marina Doktorman is such a professional acupuncturist! It was my first time trying acupuncture and I fell in love with it, I felt younger and lighter after my acupuncture session! I recommend to everyone!!!
Helen ShinHelen Shin
21:24 01 Aug 23
Marina healed me with the best acupuncture in Williamsburg. My shoulders and traps was intensely in pain to the point it gave me a headache but Pulse Acupuncture relieved my pain. Marina's technique is so effective and relaxing. The space is also beautiful and luxurious and you can also get a massage with Maria who's also AMAZING. I highly recommend Pulse Acupuncture in Williamsburg 🙂
Ellen LeybengrubEllen Leybengrub
02:24 28 Jul 23
Marina Doktorman is very knowledgeable, skilled, and caring, with many years of experience. Excellent location. Beautiful brand new office.
Felix LanFelix Lan
21:48 25 Jul 23
Super pleased with my first appointment. Marina is very kind, knowledgeable and professional. Highly recommend.
Amanda PagulAmanda Pagul
23:30 17 Jul 23
Evgenia VlasovaEvgenia Vlasova
23:32 29 Jun 23
When I first came to Marina, I felt constant pressure in my lower back, tension in my upper back and lack of energy. During the first session I could literally feel something shifting inside in those areas she was working on. Her touch was so gentle that I didn’t even feel the needles go in. The time stopped, I was relaxed, calm and peaceful. Besides acupuncture I had some cupping done as well. The cups relieved a great deal of pressure from my upper and lower back. After the session I immediately felt the effect. Have my next session scheduled for next week. I would definitely recommend Marina to those seeking holistic ways to deal with muscle, spine, and pain issues. She is a miracle worker!
Taisiya PokrovskayaTaisiya Pokrovskaya
21:00 13 Jun 23
I felt relief after the first session with Marina Doktorman. Marina is a caring practitioner that establishes a connection with her clients and always ensures a comfortable environment. After doing acupuncture, heat therapy, and cupping with her, I felt instant relief and relaxation. In addition, Marina’s treatment helped me feel relief from neck and back pain, as well as to feel grounded and connected to my body. I would highly recommend Marina to anyone.
Alex livsonAlex livson
18:49 06 Jun 23
Excellent service, very knowledgeable and professional. They helped me a lot. Strongly recommend. Went to other offices, but this one is truly the best!
maya grablermaya grabler
23:28 04 Jun 23
I’m getting acupuncture for allergies and impressed by the results! I’m no longer congested, no teary eyes. It’s just incredible! Im used to getting allergy shots before. No more. It’s unbelievable! The treatment is relaxing and very effective! My headaches are gone too! I really recommend Marina Doktorman at Pulse Acupuncture!
Leon RavLeon Rav
16:25 15 Apr 23
I’ve had great acupuncture experience at Pulse Acupuncture. Marina was able to fix my neck strain in just one treatment. It was not painful and actually very relaxing. Cupping and massage followed after acupuncture session. This was the most relief I’ve had in a long time. Loved the healing vibe of this beautiful studio.
The -W-omenThe -W-omen
01:06 07 Apr 23
I recently visited Pulse Acupuncture to seek relief for my lower back pain, and I am thrilled with the results I achieved through Marina's skillful treatment. After just a few sessions, I noticed a significant improvement in my pain levels and overall mobility.I am beyond grateful to Marina, because after trying so many things, I almost lost hope. highly recommend Pulse Acupuncture and Marina for anyone seeking relief from pain or other health concerns.
Mark PlesserMark Plesser
00:58 07 Apr 23
I have been visiting Pulse Acupuncture for several months now, and I have consistently received excellent service from Marina. Her expertise in acupuncture and holistic healing is unmatched, and she always takes the time to listen to my concerns and provide personalized recommendations.The acupuncture sessions themselves are incredibly relaxing and therapeutic. Marina's gentle touch and precise needle placement always leave me feeling calm and rejuvenated. She also incorporates other techniques, such as cupping, which have been very beneficial for my overall health and wellbeing.In addition to her skill as an acupuncturist, Marina is also a wonderful person to work with. She is warm, friendly, and genuinely cares about her clients' wellbeing. I always leave our sessions feeling refreshed and uplifted, both physically and mentally.Overall, I highly recommend Pulse Acupuncture and Marina for anyone looking for high-quality acupuncture and personalized care. Thank you, Marina, for your exceptional service and dedication to helping others achieve optimal health!
Miha haMiha ha
18:35 27 Mar 23
Ben PelegBen Peleg
14:53 01 Jul 24
My partner and I have been seeing Marina for the past year now, and it's been a game changer for my health (anything from back pain to allergies). Since starting treatment all these conditions have become so much more manageable.Marina is not only incredibly knowledgeable, but also very calming and has great bedside manners. If you're looking for a fantastic acupuncturist I can't recommend her enough!!
Aubrey GrecoAubrey Greco
17:34 30 Jun 24
Marina is so thoughtful and attentive. I have been seeing her regularly for months now and my quality of life is so much better. She’ll listen to what you’re struggling with and give you a really customized session where you walk out the door feeling amazing. Don’t be scared of the needles, it doesn’t hurt!
Robert CraigRobert Craig
22:13 28 Jun 24
Highly professional and knowledgeable technician who explains as she goes so there are no surprises. Knows a variety of techniques to provide some of the best care possible. Highly recommended.
Gordo SantosGordo Santos
21:05 26 Jun 24
Best place to be in new Jersey hands down and yes to recovery. State of the art equipment, advanced training staff awarding with convenient scheduling.
Raymond MullerRaymond Muller
14:36 24 Jun 24
Marina and Pulse Acupuncture have given me outstanding wellness care-helping me through pain issues in my left arm and back- giving me relief before and after my knee replacement surgery - Outstanding care and deeply personal individual attraction
ErinErin
14:22 24 Jun 24
Very happy I went
Anooshka KumarAnooshka Kumar
13:45 22 Jun 24
Highly recommend Pulse for acupuncture. Very peaceful atmosphere and effective treatment. I am new to treatment and left my sessions incredibly relaxed and recharged. I felt significant relief in the area I was experiencing dull, recurring pain. Will be going regularly now!
Lindsay AndrettaLindsay Andretta
19:27 16 May 24
Nancy SuperNancy Super
23:33 19 Jan 24
Dr. Marina Doktorman is sweet and amazing at what she does. I feel very comfortable with her and her practice is very clean and spa-like. I’ve been coming weekly for a month and noticed changes in my wellbeing. Using acupuncture she’s able to regulate my hormones, unblock my chakras, and overall improve my wellbeing. I love it and will continue weekly or biweekly treatments as long as my insurance is covered. I highly recommend her to anyone who is new to it or interested in acupuncture treatment. It’s very calming and relaxing!
Amanda ThurstonAmanda Thurston
15:41 10 Jan 24
Marina is the best acupuncturist I’ve been to. Expect a full service experience that changes with your needs whether you express them or aren’t sure what you need that day. (Marina is super intuitive and adjusts treatment accordingly!) Highly recommend going here, you’ll feel better mentally and physically as soon as you’re walking out!
Jen JefferiesJen Jefferies
15:46 04 Jan 24
Highly recommend! I have been to quite a few acupuncturists over the years and Pulse is by far my favorite and the most attentive. It is a full service of treating my back, front body and cupping (it does not feel rushed). I suffer from chronic neck pain from an old injury and go for postpartum symptoms relief. I always feel better after leaving. The office is beautiful and calming as well.
Marina relieved my back pain after just a couple of visits. I had been suffering for months and her method of treatments proved to be successful. As a doctor myself I can say that she has great bedside manner as well.
Gloria AlpGloria Alp
17:42 23 Dec 23
Great place to be! Amazing experience!
Noemie AudibertNoemie Audibert
16:16 07 Dec 23
Marina is a great acupuncturist. She is very gentle, professional and caring. I’ve been seeing her on a weekly basis for over a month now to deal with severe fatigue and stress, and in no time the sessions have taken effect. I feel more centered, calm and filled of positive energy. I no longer suffer from insomnia, dizziness or intense anxiety. The practice where she receive appointments in Williamsburg is very nice, clean and comfortable that makes sessions very pleasant and relaxing. I’m very grateful to Marina for her care. Finally, she is very flexible for appointments and can even see a patient in the evening which is very convenient. I highly recommend her.
Kazue AnanKazue Anan
23:22 05 Oct 23
Elena SolntsevaElena Solntseva
21:26 05 Oct 23
To understand what I'm talking about, you have to try it for yourself.After 10 minutes of the procedure, you get into a different reality. Marina is knowledgeable, answers all the questions. After the procedure, the skin of the face glows, the body becomes lighter by a couple of pounds. I've been looking for such a procedure and state of mind for a long time.
ElanaElana
02:39 23 Sep 23
Pulse Acupuncture is exactly what I’ve been looking for to treat my migraines! Marina is knowledgeable, professional, asks probing questions and does fire cupping! She also has a very serene and clean office that makes me feel so relaxed and I never feel rushed during my sessions. Marina is truly incredible - her treatments help me mitigate migraines and I highly recommend her for any acupuncture/holistic health needs!! (I’ve tried other practitioners in the area and none have compared to Marina’s experience and professionalism.)
Irina KozinaIrina Kozina
13:59 10 Sep 23
I used acupuncture for low back and SI joint pain. I have a chronic condition. After the 1st treatment pain reduced by 75%. I am very happy with the results. I'm coming back. Thank you!
Michael SchimleyMichael Schimley
16:26 23 Aug 23
I found Marina while I was experiencing horrible lower back pain and her treatments got me back to my normal self quickly. Her office is beautiful, clean and welcoming. I will be going back regularly for routine maintenance and stress relief.
Sophia FSophia F
08:41 03 Aug 23
Very happy that my friend recommended Pulse Acupuncture Williamsburg Brooklyn to me! Marina Doktorman is such a professional acupuncturist! It was my first time trying acupuncture and I fell in love with it, I felt younger and lighter after my acupuncture session! I recommend to everyone!!!
Helen ShinHelen Shin
21:24 01 Aug 23
Marina healed me with the best acupuncture in Williamsburg. My shoulders and traps was intensely in pain to the point it gave me a headache but Pulse Acupuncture relieved my pain. Marina's technique is so effective and relaxing. The space is also beautiful and luxurious and you can also get a massage with Maria who's also AMAZING. I highly recommend Pulse Acupuncture in Williamsburg 🙂
Ellen LeybengrubEllen Leybengrub
02:24 28 Jul 23
Marina Doktorman is very knowledgeable, skilled, and caring, with many years of experience. Excellent location. Beautiful brand new office.
Felix LanFelix Lan
21:48 25 Jul 23
Super pleased with my first appointment. Marina is very kind, knowledgeable and professional. Highly recommend.
Amanda PagulAmanda Pagul
23:30 17 Jul 23
Evgenia VlasovaEvgenia Vlasova
23:32 29 Jun 23
When I first came to Marina, I felt constant pressure in my lower back, tension in my upper back and lack of energy. During the first session I could literally feel something shifting inside in those areas she was working on. Her touch was so gentle that I didn’t even feel the needles go in. The time stopped, I was relaxed, calm and peaceful. Besides acupuncture I had some cupping done as well. The cups relieved a great deal of pressure from my upper and lower back. After the session I immediately felt the effect. Have my next session scheduled for next week. I would definitely recommend Marina to those seeking holistic ways to deal with muscle, spine, and pain issues. She is a miracle worker!
Taisiya PokrovskayaTaisiya Pokrovskaya
21:00 13 Jun 23
I felt relief after the first session with Marina Doktorman. Marina is a caring practitioner that establishes a connection with her clients and always ensures a comfortable environment. After doing acupuncture, heat therapy, and cupping with her, I felt instant relief and relaxation. In addition, Marina’s treatment helped me feel relief from neck and back pain, as well as to feel grounded and connected to my body. I would highly recommend Marina to anyone.
Alex livsonAlex livson
18:49 06 Jun 23
Excellent service, very knowledgeable and professional. They helped me a lot. Strongly recommend. Went to other offices, but this one is truly the best!
maya grablermaya grabler
23:28 04 Jun 23
I’m getting acupuncture for allergies and impressed by the results! I’m no longer congested, no teary eyes. It’s just incredible! Im used to getting allergy shots before. No more. It’s unbelievable! The treatment is relaxing and very effective! My headaches are gone too! I really recommend Marina Doktorman at Pulse Acupuncture!
Leon RavLeon Rav
16:25 15 Apr 23
I’ve had great acupuncture experience at Pulse Acupuncture. Marina was able to fix my neck strain in just one treatment. It was not painful and actually very relaxing. Cupping and massage followed after acupuncture session. This was the most relief I’ve had in a long time. Loved the healing vibe of this beautiful studio.
The -W-omenThe -W-omen
01:06 07 Apr 23
I recently visited Pulse Acupuncture to seek relief for my lower back pain, and I am thrilled with the results I achieved through Marina's skillful treatment. After just a few sessions, I noticed a significant improvement in my pain levels and overall mobility.I am beyond grateful to Marina, because after trying so many things, I almost lost hope. highly recommend Pulse Acupuncture and Marina for anyone seeking relief from pain or other health concerns.
Mark PlesserMark Plesser
00:58 07 Apr 23
I have been visiting Pulse Acupuncture for several months now, and I have consistently received excellent service from Marina. Her expertise in acupuncture and holistic healing is unmatched, and she always takes the time to listen to my concerns and provide personalized recommendations.The acupuncture sessions themselves are incredibly relaxing and therapeutic. Marina's gentle touch and precise needle placement always leave me feeling calm and rejuvenated. She also incorporates other techniques, such as cupping, which have been very beneficial for my overall health and wellbeing.In addition to her skill as an acupuncturist, Marina is also a wonderful person to work with. She is warm, friendly, and genuinely cares about her clients' wellbeing. I always leave our sessions feeling refreshed and uplifted, both physically and mentally.Overall, I highly recommend Pulse Acupuncture and Marina for anyone looking for high-quality acupuncture and personalized care. Thank you, Marina, for your exceptional service and dedication to helping others achieve optimal health!
Miha haMiha ha
18:35 27 Mar 23
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Acupuncture for Neuropathy - FAQ

Yes, acupuncture is a safe treatment option when performed by a licensed practitioner. It uses sterile, single-use needles, ensuring a very low risk of infection. Acupuncture can be an effective complementary treatment for managing the symptoms of neuropathy.
The number of sessions varies depending on the severity and duration of your symptoms. Many patients start to notice improvements after 4 to 6 sessions, but chronic conditions may require ongoing treatment to maintain benefits.
During the session, fine needles are inserted at specific points on the body. You might feel a slight prick when the needles are inserted. The needles are typically left in place for about 20 to 30 minutes. Many patients experience a sense of relaxation and well-being during and after treatment.
Most people experience minimal to no side effects. The most common include minor bleeding or bruising at the needle sites, dizziness, or a feeling of lightheadedness immediately after the treatment.

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Acupuncture therapy at Pulse Acupuncture Practice, at Clifton, NJ and Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NYC offers unique combination of various cupuncture types for healing on all levels: emotional, spiritual and physical by integrating ancient wisdom of energy healing with modern acupuncture techniques. 

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