Having symptoms of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome can make life feel anything but normal. Having no idea if or when your period is on its way, abnormal hair growth, acne, fatigue and difficulty maintaining a healthy weight can all cause extreme distress. If you do start trying to conceive, those first few months can feel like you’re chasing a moving target, and that’s assuming you’re actually ovulating (which not everyone with PCOS does). It all adds up to a decreased quality of life that many women have a hard time finding answers and solutions for.Read More
The Healing Arts Center of Philadelphia promotes a holistic health approach for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Through our blog, we hope to share information that covers topics like acupuncture, acupuncture for chiropractic, fitness, yoga, pilates, Tai Chi, Chinese herbs, Oriental Medicine and tips and tricks for maintaining your health from our talented practitioners and instructors.
June is Men’s Health Month, and I’ve been thinking about ways to help men with their health. Given my
area of expertise, let’s talk about SPERM.
I could go with the standard list of things to avoid that not only help your sperm count but your health in
general - don’t smoke (it won’t just shorten your life span, but your fertility goes down and you smell
gross), or be wary of plastics (seriously, heating food in a plastic container or drinking from BPA
containing water bottles can disrupt endocrine signaling in the body and not only lower sperm counts
but also lead to higher rates of cancer).Read More
Philly Mag's Top Doctors 2018 list is finally here and we are thrilled to announce that TWO of our very own docs have made the list! Congrats Dr. Steven Rosenzweig and Dr. Jerrold Friedman!
Steven Rosenzweig, M.D.
Dr. Rosenzweig's practice focuses on supportive care specifically for cancer and advanced chronic disease. He offers an added dimension of care for patients living with illness who are seeking greater symptom relief, vitality and well being.
"I treat each patient as a whole person. I extend the practice of medicine to include natural therapies, and emphasize the essential healing relationship between mind and body. I refer to experienced providers for acupuncture and body-based therapies whenever appropriate. The goal of care is greater vitality, symptom relief, and an expanded sense of well-being, even in the presence of serious illness."
Jerrold Friedman, M.D.
Dr. Friedman is a physician, rehabilitative medicine specialist, and acupuncturist.
He maintains a practice specializing in musculo-skeletal injuries and pain management. In addition to mainstream Western medicine, Dr. Friedman’s methodology incorporates manual medicine and acupuncture techniques that enhance body movement. Dr. Friedman received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton, and his doctorate in medicine from SUNY Syracuse. He did his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
Dr. Friedman's Specialties Include:
► Chronic Pain
► Trigger Point Injection
► Medical Acupuncture
► Exercise Rehab
You can book an appointment with both of these top docs at our Old City Location:
123 Chestnut Street; Suite 204