Author Archives: Eastern School Admin

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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8 Healthy Habits Matthew Fellner, DACM, L.Ac.

When most people think of stress, they usually have an image of time crunches, deadlines, bills, angry bosses, financial hardship, sick children, etc. that have mainly negative connotations. However, biologically speaking, that is not necessarily the full picture. Our bodies are hard-wired to respond to stress in ways that protect us from threats in the… Read More »

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Events in Georgia

  Events in Georgia Dr. Thomas Kouo, DAOM, L.Ac, Dipl. OM In light of the events that occurred in Georgia in which eight persons were murdered, seven of which were of Asian descent (six of which were Asian women), we at the Eastern School would like to publicly and emphatically state our absolute abhorrence of… Read More »

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Why acupuncture training is good for your future

Why acupuncture training is good for your future Eusung Woo, ESATM Masters of Science in Acupuncture, Student “Forces beyond your control can take away everything you possess except one thing, your freedom to choose how you will respond to the situation. You cannot control what happens to you in life, but you can always control… Read More »

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