Kristen Giancaterino is a licensed, board certified, and graduate of the nation's leading Acupuncture college, the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM) in New York City. Her training consisted of thousands of hours of Clinical experience at the college’s busy downtown community clinic. The academic program also consisted of thousands of hours of classroom, outside study, and externship time. This includes but is not limited to; advanced needling techniques, tui na massage, five element acupuncture, cosmetic acupuncture, and the treatment of orthopedic, pediatric, and modern western diseases.
Her focus is treating chronic pain, anxiety, stress, and many other modern diseases. Kristen has had great success in treating:
- Back Pain
- Groin Pain
- Tennis Elbow
- Carpal Tunnel
- Post surgery/Scar Tissue Pain
- Joint Pain
- Hip Pain
- Knee Pain
- Anxiety Disorders
In addition to completing the Acupuncture program, Kristen is also a certified in administering therapeutic grade essential oils and a practitioner of the Raindrop Technique. She is licensed as Acupuncturist under the New Jersey state board of medicine. Kristen has achieved board Certification from the NCCAOM, consisting of Acupuncture, Biomedicine, and Oriental Medicine.
Kristen developed a love for Acupuncture as college student while getting treatments for stress, back pain , and UTI’s at local acupuncture college near her home town. She discovered a drug-free solution to ailments that plagued her and was inspired. After enrolling in Pacific College’s Master’s program, Kristen participated in a externship at New York University-Hospital for Joint Diseases called Initiative for Women with Disabilities. IWD is a multi-disciplinary women’s medical center where women are treated for a wide variety of disabilities and chronic autoimmune conditions. In addition to weekly acupuncture treatments, she interacted with medical staff and social workers to plan the best course of health care for patients.
Kristen has seen & felt the benefits of Oriental Medicine and Essential Oils on one’s spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical health and wants to provide you with a worry-free, stress-free recovery from your illness or ailment.
Call Mana Physical Therapy today at 732-390-8100 to schedule your acupuncture appointments with Kristen!