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New Guidelines Put Acupuncture 1st for Low Back Pain

By Christopher Reilly L.Ac., MSA Istock-540592470

The American College of Physicians (ACP) calls for acupuncture and massage as first line of defense for acute and subacute lower back pain.


Posted In: Blog Acupuncture Acupuncture, Community Christopher Reilly L.Ac., MSA General Integrative Medicine Massage Therapy Mind Body Medicine Pain Management Traditional Chinese Medicine Yoga

Take control of your lifestyle to prevent falling into old habits this fall!

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Istock take control

Research and practice have shown the immense impact that lifestyle can play on our body as well as overall health. Many people feel that they lose control of their health when they are not feeling well or when life becomes busy or stressful. For this reason, the Stram Center believes it is essential to embrace a healthy lifestyle and allow people to take control of their health.


Posted In: Blog Diet and Prevention Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Obesity Pain Management Preventative Health Recipes

Point of the Month: Migraine Headaches and Acupuncture

By Christopher Reilly L.Ac., MSA Istock migraine

While migraines are something of a mystery to modern medical science, there are very good natural options available for migraine management.


Posted In: Blog Acupressure Points Acupuncture Acupuncture, Community Christopher Reilly L.Ac., MSA Integrative Medicine Migraine Headaches Mind Body Medicine Pain Management

Medical Marijuana Comes to the Stram Center for Added Options for Patient Symptom Control

By Heidi Puc, MD

The Stram Center is pleased to be able to prescribe medical marijuana to patients meeting required NYS mandated criteria.We believe that medical marijuana will be a good symptom control option for patients not adequately benefiting from conventional pharmaceutical symptom control options for the qualifying conditions.


Posted In: Blog Cancer Therapy Heidi S. Puc, MD Medical Marijuana Pain Management

Supporting Chemotherapy with Acupuncture

By Christopher Reilly, L.Ac., MSA Acupuncture breast cancer

Study published in Journal of Clinical Oncology shows that acupuncture may have positive effects in relieving fatigue related to chemotherapy in patients with breast cancer.


Posted In: Blog Acupuncture Acupuncture and Nausea Acupuncture, Community Cancer Therapy Christopher Reilly L.Ac., MSA Mind Body Medicine Pain Management

What Is Integrative Oncology?

By The Stram Center Integrative oncology

Integrative Oncology focuses on nutritional, herbal, and mind-body therapies that can complement standard cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation in order to strengthen the immune system, minimize side effects, and improve quality of life, encouraging the best overall outcome.


Posted In: Blog Cancer Therapy Diet and Prevention General Integrative Cancer Care Integrative Medicine Lyme Disease Mind Body Medicine Mind Body Medicine, Reiki Nutrition Cancer Prevention Pain Management Preventative Health

Open Up That Liver Channel

By Christopher Reilly L.Ac., MSA Tai chong

The third point on the liver channel - when open, emotion run freely, sleep is easy, and our lives move forward. When closed, our body responds.


Posted In: Blog Acupressure Points Acupuncture Christopher Reilly L.Ac., MSA Integrative Medicine Pain Management

Ling Gu: Relief for Back Pain and Sciatica

By Christopher Reilly L.Ac., MSA Ling gu
Posted In: Blog Acupressure Points Acupuncture Acupuncture, Community Christopher Reilly L.Ac., MSA Mind Body Medicine Pain Management Preventative Health Stress Management

Lao Gong: Acupressure for Connection, Clarity, & Renewal

By Chris Reilly, L.Ac., MSA Laogong

Lao Gong, also known as the "Palace of Toil" is the eighth point of the heart master channel. It is stimulated to ease anxiety and clear inflammation.


Posted In: Blog Acupressure Points Acupuncture Christopher Reilly L.Ac., MSA Mind Body Medicine Pain Management Preventative Health

Zusanli “Three Mile Leg Acupuncture Point

By Chris Reilly, LAC

One of the most often used acupuncture points to strengthen overall vitality is the 36th point on the stomach channel: Zusanli.


Posted In: Blog Acupressure Points Acupuncture Christopher Reilly L.Ac., MSA Pain Management Preventative Health Stress Management

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This Week's Classes, Lectures and Events

Yoga for Bone Health
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Beginner Yoga Class with Rebecca Rice M.S., L.Ac.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Cancer Support Group
Monday, March 27, 2017
Tuesday Cancer Support Group Changed to Monday March 27
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Free Guided Meditation
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
NO YOGA FOR BONE HEALTH CLASS TODAY
Thursday, March 30, 2017

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