Laser Acupuncture Poughkeepsie NY

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Patrick M. Malouf, D.C.
(845) 288-0598
403 Main St
Beacon, NY
Promotion
Free consultation to see if you are a candidate for DRX9000 Non-surgical spinal decompression.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Personal Injury

Peter Lichtenstein
(845) 256-0212
7 Prospect St
New Paltz, NY
Company
New Paltz Acupuncture and Chiropractic
Industry
Acupuncturist, Massage Practitioner

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Diane Silverberg
(845) 687-2032
2166 Lucas Trnpk.
High Falls, NY
 
Jan Li Huang
845-778-7454     
109 Orange Ave.
Walden, NY
 
Glenn Smits
(845) 567-0562
103 Executive Dr.
New Windsor, NY
 
Detlef Wolf
(845) 485-1770
315 Titusville Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY
Company
Acupuncture and Chinese Herb Center
Industry
Acupuncturist

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William Weinstein
(845) 255-2070
218 Main St
New Paltz, NY
Company
Mid-Hudson Acupuncture
Industry
Acupuncturist

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Anne Ballantine
(845) 876-0526
6520 Springbrook Ave.
Rhineback, NY
 
Melanie Shih
(845) 388-6045
266 Smith Ave.
Kingston, NY
 
Acupuncture Health Care Associates, PC
(845) 255-7178
108 Main Street
New Paltz, NY
Specialty
Pain Managment, Sports Medicine
Education
MS
Professional Memberships
NYS Board for Acupuncture

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Can you tell me what is laser acupuncture?

Laser acupuncture is the use of a low-level laser beam to stimulate an acupuncture point. The laser is used instead of an acupuncture needle. It is painless and noninvasive. Penetration into the surface of the skin is very shallow (reportedly about 0.8 of one millimeter).

A small red-beam laser pen is used. The device is similar to the red-beam laser light using in scanners at airports and grocery stores. According to research done by acupuncturists at Harvard Medical School, it is safe for home use.

Laser acupuncture is being used for a wide range of conditions such as low back pain, nonunion fractures, carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, and wound healing. It may also be used with acute injuries and for muscle relaxation.

This is a fairly new device. The Food and Drug Administration lists low-level laser therapy as a form of Biostimulation laser. Based on clinical data, it has been cleared for use in the temporary relief of pain. The FDA has not approved or recommended its use for other conditions.

Reference: 

Rose H. Goldman, MD, MPH, et al. Acupuncture for Treatment of Persistent Arm Pain Due to Repetitive Use. In The Clinical Journal of Pain. March/April 2008. Vol. 24. No. 3. Pp. 211-218.

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