Park Slope Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs/Sarah E. Rivkin, DAHM, LAc, Dipl. OM

Park Slope Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs/Sarah E. Rivkin, DAHM, LAc, Dipl. OM We help you find your personal path to wellness, utilizing all that make up Traditional East Asian m
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At Park Slope Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs, practitioner Sarah Rivkin helps each client find their personal path to wellness, utilizing the full range of modalities that make up Traditional East Asian medicine--acupuncture, herbs, massage, qigong and other movement therapies, dietary strategies, and more. In a private, serene environment we support you on your recovery from illness, journey to pare

nthood, or help you achieve your goal of a better and more vibrant life. The core of our practice is women’s health, chiefly fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum care. However we also treat children and are skilled at addressing a variety of health concerns, from chronic and acute pain to digestive and respiratory conditions, emotional problems, and skin diseases.

People often ask what the music is that I'm playing in the office. A recent addition to my playlist is this exquisite mo...
04/27/2023

People often ask what the music is that I'm playing in the office. A recent addition to my playlist is this exquisite movement from a piece by Herschel Garfein, composer. Check it out here or you can stream it on all major platforms (Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, etc.).

The Layers: II. when the moon was coveredMusic by Herschel Garfein. Sophie Shao, cello | John Blacklow, pianoAVAILABLE NOW: bit.ly/3L6xSYPProduced by Kabir ...

Trying again in a more algorithm-friendly format! For anyone who's heard me talk about my research on case studies in Ea...
12/28/2022

Trying again in a more algorithm-friendly format! For anyone who's heard me talk about my research on case studies in East Asian medicine and their connection to storytelling, learning, and cultivating clinical skills, here's a discussion I had with Max on . Hope you enjoy! Link in first comment.

My doctoral research on case studies in East Asian medicine included thee interviews with leading scholar-practitioners,...
02/15/2022

My doctoral research on case studies in East Asian medicine included thee interviews with leading scholar-practitioners, which have now been published in the new journal Convergent Points. It's open-access, so you can read them here: https://www.convergentpoints.com/article/view/7

The Essence of Chinese Medicine: Teaching and Learning from Cases Interviews with Dr. Yu Guo-Jun, Sharon Weizenbaum, and Valerie Hobbs Authors Sarah E. Rivkin, DAHM, LAc Park Slope Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs Keywords: acupuncture, case reports, case studies, interview, Chinese herbal medicine, clin...

A little refresh for the container garden. Ahh!
07/11/2021

A little refresh for the container garden. Ahh!

Finally!
04/12/2021

Finally!

03/22/2021

Two masks can increase your protection against the coronavirus. Just make sure you know the dos and don’ts.

Fully vaccinated!
02/12/2021

Fully vaccinated!

Thanks,  !
01/12/2021

Thanks, !

08/18/2020

Acupuncture activates inflammation-regulating pathways, tames cytokine storm in mice.

Just got my copy of The Lantern with my book review essay in it!
08/06/2020

Just got my copy of The Lantern with my book review essay in it!

Many household cleaning products can be harmful to human health, especially when not used correctly. There are safe and ...
06/06/2020

Many household cleaning products can be harmful to human health, especially when not used correctly. There are safe and effective alternatives out there, like thymol and hydrogen peroxide-based cleaners. If you feel you must use conventional cleaning products, please take precautions. Opening your windows and wearing gloves and a mask are great places to start! https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/05/health/bleach-americans-cleaning-covid-trnd/index.html?fbclid=IwAR1zyqhnqYhI9cgTaj-qa06xanx02bG2myV1H9HRR6NMAwPuExoJZ9o4SyM

Americans are putting their health at risk while trying to protect it.

05/22/2020

Vitamin D in patients with COVID-19 has been the topic of a glut of recent research papers, but data are observational and RCTs are lacking. Still, supplementation is not a bad idea, say experts.

05/15/2020

From qi gong to acupressure and herbal remedies, practitioners say these ancient wellness routines can provide stress relief at home during the pandemic.

Let's talk about supplements, virtual visits, and more! - https://mailchi.mp/eb5e39c1e5f7/lets-talk-about-supplements-vi...
05/13/2020

Let's talk about supplements, virtual visits, and more! - https://mailchi.mp/eb5e39c1e5f7/lets-talk-about-supplements-virtual-visits-and-more

In addition to doing virtual consultations, I've been busy teaching, writing, and thinking about East Asian Medicine. Here's the link to a continuing education class I taught last week for practitioners. You can replay my Facebook live lecture on moxibustion here, and I'm excited to be launching ...

05/04/2020

Not sure how long this will be up, but I gave a talk today on the classical Chinese herbal formula, Wu Ling San. You can watch the replay here: https://www.healthyseminars.com/sharon

Please scroll down for REPLAYS and registration for upcoming webinars in the series Classical Chinese Herbal Principles in Action in Response to Covid-19 Series- Live Webinar Series with Sharon Weizenbaum and her groupGood herbal work starts with solid foundational principles. I am so thrilled to s....

04/29/2020

Sunlight is not a cure for coronavirus, but it does have other benefits for mind and body.

04/25/2020

An antioxidant produced during exercise may prevent or reduce the severity of acute respiratory distress syndrome. It may also offer a pathway to a new treatment.

A bit of good news, if this virus leads to more birth options in NY. Of course health people shouldn’t need to labor in ...
04/25/2020

A bit of good news, if this virus leads to more birth options in NY. Of course health people shouldn’t need to labor in hospitals—especially without support.

New York state has formed a task force to examine the effects of COVID-19 on pregnancy, as well as advocate for the needs of expectant mothers.

04/16/2020
Some stocked up on toilet paper, I opted for herbal granules instead.
04/09/2020

Some stocked up on toilet paper, I opted for herbal granules instead.

04/09/2020
https://www.slopeacupuncture.com/telehealth-remote-offerings
04/05/2020

https://www.slopeacupuncture.com/telehealth-remote-offerings

Though my clinic may be temporarily closed, I've been continuing to practice via telemedicine, with surprising success. Anyone trying to work or go to school online knows there is certainly no substitute for face-to-face interactions--but technology can do a lot to keep us connected in a pinch!...

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