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Welcome to Ageless Acupuncture

We are a full service holistic healing center and the area's first Chinese Medicine Pharmacy located in the heart of Downtown Saratoga Springs, NY.  Just off Broadway with ample parking, our clinic offers acupuncture, Chinese Medicinals, Ayurvedic consultations, Ayurvedic herbs, cupping, herbal supplements, essential oils, and enriching workshops. Please see our events page for details.

 The clinic is owned by Bridgette Shea Kinder, L. Ac. M.Ac.O.M.

 Clinic hours are Mon - Fri by appointment only.  

 Please feel free to call us for an appointment anytime at:  (518) 538 - 6568

 We hope to see you soon,

 Bridgette Kinder


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When we think of medicine we think of our medicine, western, modern, or allopathic medicine.   Images that may come to mind may be a doctor in a white coat taking our pulse, checking our blood pressure, or writing us a script.  Maybe we think of the taste of some liquid our mom made us drink as a kid, or of a loved one ill in a hospital.  More recently we may think of Obamacare.  

Long before modern medicine, there were several other medical systems dating back thousands of years.  I’m not just talking about some pre-historic person using a plant to heal a wound or settle a stomach.  I’m talking about complete systems of medicine that recognize and define medical conditions as we do today, have complete diagnostic and prognostic guidelines as we do today, and utilize complex preparations of medicinals to treat these conditions, as we do today...   READ MORE 


According to the WHO, Diseases, Symptoms or Conditions for Which Acupuncture Has Been proven, through controlled clinical trials, to be an effective treatment:

Adverse reactions to radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy

Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever)

Biliary colic

Depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke)

Dysentery, acute bacillary

Dysmenorrhoea, primary

Epigastralgia, acute (in peptic ulcer, acute and chronic gastritis, and gastrospasm)

Facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders)

Headache

Hypertension, essential

Hypotension, primary

Induction of labour

Knee pain

Leukopenia

Low back pain

Malposition of fetus (correction of)

Morning sickness

Nausea and vomiting

Neck pain

Pain in dentistry (including dental pain and temporomandibular dysfunction)

Periarthritis of shoulder

Postoperative pain

Renal colic

Rheumatoid arthritis

Sciatica

Sprain

Stroke

Tennis elbow


Diseases, symptoms, or conditions for which the therapeutic effect of acupuncture has been shown, but for which further proof is needed:

Abdominal pain (in acute gastroenteritis or due to gastrointestinal spasm)

Acne vulgaris

Alcohol dependence and detoxification

Bell’s palsy

Bronchial asthma

Cancer pain

Cardiac neurosis

Cholecystitis, chronic, with acute exacerbation

Cholelithiasis

Competition stress syndrome

Craniocerebral injury, closed

Diabetes mellitus, non-insulin-dependent

Earache

Epidemic haemorrhagic fever

Epistaxis, simple (without generalized or local disease)

Eye pain due to subconjunctival injection

Female infertility

Facial spasm

Female urethral syndrome

Fibromyalgia and fasciitis

Gastrokinetic disturbance

Gouty arthritis

Hepatitis B virus carrier status

Herpes zoster (human (alpha) herpesvirus 3)

Hyperlipaemia

Hypo-ovarianism

Insomnia

Labour pain

Lactation, deficiency

Male sexual dysfunction, non-organic

Ménière disease

Neuralgia, post-herpetic

Neurodermatitis

Obesity

Opium, cocaine and heroin dependence

Osteoarthritis

Pain due to endoscopic examination

Pain in thromboangiitis obliterans

Polycystic ovary syndrome (Stein-Leventhal syndrome)

Postextubation in children

Postoperative convalescence

Premenstrual syndrome

Prostatitis, chronic

Pruritus

Radicular and pseudoradicular pain syndrome

Raynaud syndrome, primary

Recurrent lower urinary-tract infection

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy

Retention of urine, traumatic

Schizophrenia

Sialism, drug-induced

Sjögren syndrome

Sore throat (including tonsillitis)

Spine pain, acute

Stiff neck

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction

Tietze syndrome

Tobacco dependence

Tourette syndrome

Ulcerative colitis, chronic

Urolithiasis

Vascular dementia

Whooping cough (pertussis)


Diseases, symptoms or conditions for which there are only individual controlled trials reporting some therapeutic effects, but for which acupuncture is worth trying because treatment by conventional and other therapies is difficult:

Chloasma

Choroidopathy, central serous

Colour blindness

Deafness

Hypophrenia

Irritable colon syndrome

Neuropathic bladder in spinal cord injury

Pulmonary heart disease, chronic

Small airway obstruction


Diseases, symptoms or conditions for which acupuncture may be tried provided the practitioner has special modern medical knowledge and adequate monitoring equipment:

Breathlessness in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Coma

Convulsions in infants

Coronary heart disease (angina pectoris)

Diarrhoea in infants and young children

Encephalitis, viral, in children, late stage

Paralysis, progressive bulbar and pseudobulbar


Please note: The ailments listed above are limited to treatment by acupuncture only. At Ageless Acupuncture, we practice Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine in conjunction with acupuncture, so our scope of practice and treatment is not limited to what is listed here. For more information on Traditional Chinese Medicine, please visit The World Health Organization's website here...

Please visit The World Health Organization's website for more detailed information of the types of illnesses and injuries that can be treated with acupuncture...

AGELESS ACUPUNCTURE

2 Franklin Square

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

(518) 538 - 6568