Watch CBS News

Best Places For Acupuncture In NYC

Acupuncture (Credit: Clipart)

If you have been living with a chronic health issue that just never seems to go away, why not give acupuncture a try? New York City is full of great acupuncture clinics that will cater to your specific health needs. Don't let your fear of needles keep you from seeking the proper medical care! Check out these five places for the best acupuncture in New York City.

Related: 5 Healthy Ways To Start Your Day In NYC

16th Street Acupuncture
205 E. 16th St., Suite M2A
New York, NY 10003
(212) 780-0308

16th Street Acupuncture is conveniently located near Union Square in an old church and offers a peaceful, zen-like environment. The clinic specializes in Electro Stim, Trigger Point Therapy, TCM and Japanese style acupuncture. 16th Street Acupuncture consists of three experienced team members who specialize in acupuncture for dancers, athletes and repetitive injuries including sitting at a desk for too long each day. The clinic also treats infertility issues, migraine issues, IBS issues, gynecological issues and TMJ. To book an appointment online, visit the Booking Information and Insurance section.

Yaoshen Cai
118 Baxter St., Suite 305
New York, NY 10013
(646) 490-5033

Still suffering from that leg injury from years ago? Can't get rid of that irritating neck pain after a bad night's rest? Hop on the 6 train and take a trip down to Chinatown to visit Dr. Yaoshen Chai, but don't forget to make an appointment before you go! Dr. Chai works on an appointment-only basis, but it's well-worth it. Dr. Cai is an extremely knowledgeable and patient acupuncturist, who helps clients with various types of health concerns and issues. Patients always walk out of the clinic happy!

L.E.S Acupuncture & Bodywork
134 W. 36th St., Suite 903
New York, NY 10001
(646) 481-9795

L.E.S Acupuncture & Bodywork provides the community with affordable healthcare treatments including acupuncture, therapeutic massage, dietary therapy, Chinese herbal medicine and cupping. The talented team of health care professionals has helped those suffering with constant pain and internal symptoms. L.E.S Acupuncture & Bodywork's not only treats chronic pain, but also treats respiratory issues, gastrointestinal issues, psychosomatic issues and women's and men's health issues. Schedule a free consultation to see if L.E.S Acupuncture & Bodywork is the place for you.

Related: Best Places To Buy Yoga Gear In NYC

NYC Sports Acupuncture
57 W. 57th St., Suite 1406
New York, NY 10019
(212) 355-0444

Yuliya Chernyak is an experienced New York licensed acupuncturist who specializes in sports medicine and pain management at NYC Sports Acupuncture. Chernyak treats a number of different health problems such as migraine headaches, upper and lower back pain, hip pain, elbow pain, neck pain, stress and PTSD, weight management, cancer therapy support treatments, along with many other disorders. She specifically treats with acupuncture, moxibustion, Gua Sha, cupping and electro acupuncture. Schedule an appointment with NYC Sports Acupuncture online.

Joyce Acupuncture NYC
32 Union Square E., Suite 603
New York, NY 10003
(646) 827-1128

Joyce Acupuncture NYC is for the ultimate New Yorker. The clinic focuses on treating patients with stress issues, pain issues, smoking cessation, migraines, depression, addiction, frozen shoulders, blood pressure maintenance issues and weight loss issues. Patients of New York state licensed acupuncturist Joyce Lilly describe her as both caring and compassionate, and comment that it's very apparent that Joyce truly loves what she does. Check out the "Testimonials" section online!

Related: Best Yoga Studios In New York City

Lanya Trypupenko is a freelance writer living in NYC and covering all things New York. She is a self-proclaimed shopaholic who is always on the lookout for the latest trends and deals. Her work can be found on

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.