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Acupuncture Therapy in Hicksville & Nassau County


Heal and Re-Vitalize with Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an effective form of medical treatment that has evolved into a complete holistic health care system. 

Acupuncture promotes natural healing. It can enhance recuperative power and immunity, support physical and emotional health, and improve overall function and well-being.

How Acupuncture Works

Acupuncture is a 5,000-year-old Chinese art of medicine. This therapy aims to correct imbalances in the body by stimulating and enhancing the body's own ability to resist or overcome illnesses, pain, and other various conditions.

There is a belief that illnesses are caused by a disruption of the energy or “Qi.” This Qi circulates through 14 meridians or energy-carrying channels in various regions of the body. Along these areas lie hundreds of acupuncture points or acupoints. By targeting these specific locations, acupuncture helps the body heal on its own.

There are other detailed theories explaining the science behind this alternative medicine. One belief is that when an acupoint is stimulated, the nerve cells of that area prompt the central nervous system to release naturally produced painkillers called endorphins and other substances that alter the communication among the nerve cells or neurons. This process inhibits the transmission of pain signals to the brain. 

According to another theory, acupuncture channels the stimulation through the fascia, a thin sheet of connective tissue under the skin that encloses all the muscles in the body. Proponents of the theory believe that the meridians in the body serve as a network of points called myofascial chains. A part of the body is connected to another through this network. This explains how acupoints help relieve pain in other regions of the body. 

Meet Our Hicksville Acupuncturist

Hicksville Acupuncture Specialist

Philip Jean is a New York State licensed and board certified Acupuncturist trained in Chinese Acupuncture, Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Nutritional Therapy and Herbal Formulas. Philip received his Master’s in Science/Acupuncture at the esteemed New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Nassau County, NY, graduating with over 700 hours of extensive clinical training, as well as an impressive certification through The National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Phillip’s methods acquired from ancient texts, such as the Huangdi Neijing, an extremely comprehensive guideline for a universally healthy lifestyle geared to slow the inevitable effects of aging by focusing on adaptation and balance with nature. Through applying these ageless methods to our modern lifestyle, Philip shares invaluable wisdom with his Hicksville and Nassau County acupuncture patients so they may live a life of health and vitality.

Throughout his professional career, Philip has worked within various clinical settings, with emphasis on chronic and acute pain management . At his core, Philip is keen on rehabilitation from personal injury, especially of the back, neck, shoulders and knees. Philip’s experience has ranged from various treatment methods, including acupuncture, cupping, Gua Sha, Electric Stimulation and light Tui Na Massage; however, Philip’s expertise is not limited to strictly pain management. 

Acupuncture is helpful for numerous conditions, including but not limited to: male and female reproduction, weight-loss, mental and emotional disorders such as anxiety and depression, as well as tobacco and substance addiction using Auricular (Ear) Acupuncture.

Philip Jean strives to continuously enhance his abilities through professional training. To Philip, Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine is more than pain management, but an art that he has so heavily dedicated his life to mastering.

Acupuncture Specialties

Contact Information

NEW YORK, 11801

T: 516 935 2067

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