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Acupuncture & Wellness in Ithaca, NY

Welcome to Balance Acupuncture & Wellness

Here, at Balance Acupuncture & Wellness in Ithaca New York, you are at the center of your care. We offer effective, natural solutions for your health, including Acupuncture and Wellness Counseling. We provide you with the treatments and information to help you heal, reduce your pain, improve your health and get you moving towards a healthier you. At Balance, you will experience excellence in integrative health from a caring professional.

We provide evidence based healthcare. These methods are intended to be used in addition to the regular medical care you receive from doctors and other specialists. This is the cutting edge of modern health care, where traditional healing methods mesh with contemporary medicine.

Many women’s health conditions can be treated with acupuncture, herbs and lifestyle changes. At Balance, we have a specially designed approach for each stage of a woman’s life. We address hormone changes that pertain to each stage, as well as the conditions that are common for women throughout our lives. We use time tested, natural methods to improve fertility, menopause, PMS, pain and hormonal imbalances. We understand that addressing stress and taxation is a key to improving a woman’s health. At Balance, we are committed to treating you as a whole person, and to providing you with excellent care throughout each stage of your life.

Acupuncture is a pain relief solution that is free from side effects of medications and can be used along with your other medical care. Acupuncture is evidence-based care for painful conditions like headaches, back and neck pain, sciatica, arthritis pain, joint pain and muscle pain. 

Acupuncture is one of the most reliable and effective non-pharmaceutical (drug-free) time-tested, methods of eliminating pain. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) acknowledge the benefits of acupuncture in treating and eliminating pain due to a wide range of causes.

Because of its effect on the nervous system, acupuncture is a very powerful treatment method for stress and anxiety. Stress is a leading cause of disease including painful conditions, insomnia, hormonal imbalances, fertility issues, digestive problems and brain fog. At Balance, we combine acupuncture with mindfulness and strategic health planning to manage stress related conditions.

Balance Acupuncture & Wellness
Village Green
840 Hanshaw Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

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