Author Archives: Eastern School Admin

Using Your Breath to Beat the Winter Blues

Matthew Fellner, DACM, L.Ac. Now that it’s January and winter is in full swing, most people begin to notice the doldrums of shorter days and cold, snowy weather.  For many people the winter blues are bad enough to cause SAD or seasonal affective disorder, a type of depression that is triggered by excessive darkness, inclement… Read More »

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The New Jersey Acupuncture Society

The New Jersey Acupuncture Society (NJAS), is the Garden State’s professional organization of Licensed Acupuncturists and supporters of East Asian Medicine dedicated to promoting the profession of Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine by always striving for the highest standards of patient care, education, and integrity to ensure the health and well-being of the public. The… Read More »

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Why acupuncture is the new focus for pain relief

by Nancy Parello | For Jersey’s Best Wed., Sep. 29, 2021 The ulcerative colitis that Karey Ellis suffers from causes severe fatigue and stomach pains. The medication she was taking made her feel even worse.   So, the Long Hill resident turned to acupuncture. She has never looked back.  “I can honestly say that I went from not being able to… Read More »

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Acupuncture for Hypertension

Matthew Fellner DACM, L.Ac. Acupuncture for Hypertension Evidence Based Complimentary & Alternative Med. March 4 2014 Li et al. “…acupuncture significantly lowers blood pressure in patients taking antihypertensive medications.” It is not a bold statement to suggest that we are overmedicated in this country.  But there are certainly medications that are necessary and even lifesaving when… Read More »

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Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine Graduation

Kelly Williams MS Ed., Director of Admissions kwilliams@esatm.edu August 21, 2021 BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine (ESATM) held their August 2021 student graduation on the Bloomfield College campus quad located on Liberty St. Nineteen of the thirty graduates attended, along with family and friends.  Over 150 people total were… Read More »

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What is an acupuncture point?

Eusung Woo, ESATM Masters of Science in Acupuncture, Student I have been asked occasionally to give answers to the question of what acupuncture points are since I have started studying acupuncture.  I wrestled to explain just as I am writing this because there are still misconceptions and stereotypes about acupuncture.  I decided not to used… Read More »

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Acupuncture for Inflammation

Matthew Fellner DACM, L.Ac. Inflammation is a buzz word that is gaining traction throughout the medical and wellness industry.  Inflammation has been implicated as the cause for almost every kind of illness and disease today from allergies to arthritis to heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and even cancer.  And recent research is suggesting that many of the… Read More »

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Post-COVID Self-Care

Matthew Fellner DACM, L.Ac. Now that we are emerging from the throes of the pandemic and starting to feel life slowly return to normal, there are so many activities that we look forward to resuming.  It’s not just that we miss going to the movies or having BBQ’s with friends.  There is a deeper fulfillment… Read More »

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Strengthen Your Immunity

Dr. Matthew Fellner, DACM, L.Ac. Don’t wait until you’re sick to start taking care of your health!  One of the best ways to strengthen your immunity is to be proactive.  As we have seen during the COVID pandemic, there are 2 main factors that affect our immunity and increase the likelihood of both getting sick,… Read More »

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Women’s History Month-Celebrating Bloomfield New Jersey’s Women-Owned Businesses

Women’s History Month-Celebrating Bloomfield New Jersey’s Women-Owned Businesses Kelly Williams M.S.Ed Director of Admissions As women’s history month closes, we reflect on an unprecedented year especially for small businesses, women-owned notwithstanding.  It is hard to believe that women’s history month was instated so recently in 1987 after being expanded from the initial one week dedicated… Read More »

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