Acupuncture In Brooklyn, New York

Helene Kostre

Acupuncture and Healing Arts of Park Slope offers effective acupuncture in Brooklyn, NY.

Helene Kostre has been practicing in Brooklyn since 1990. She provides individualized care in a relaxed atmosphere. The office is considered an oasis in the city. Most people comment that just entering brings them a sense of calm.

Always ahead of her time, Helene Kostre brought acupuncture to Park Slope 25 years ago. Today, she is still considered a cutting edge practitioner among her peers.

She has studied extensively with most of the formidable teachers of the last 30 years. Helene incorporates all of her training, knowledge and skill to assist in alleviating whatever ails you.

Helene treats a broad spectrum of issues. She connects with you, the individual, to best address what is going on within you.

She has specific expertise in Back Pain, Neck Pain, Plantar Fasciitis, PMS, Infertility, Sciatica ,TMJ, Headaches, Migraines, Anxiety, Depression, Allergies, Autoimmune Disorders, Constipation, Bloating, IBS, in addition to other digestive problems.

In addition to being skillful at acupuncture Helene offers Nutrition Response Testing, (muscle testing to determine root cause of health issues), N.E.T. (neuro emotional technique), Gua Sha, Cupping, and Bio-set (allergy sensitivity testing and treatment).

Call today for a free 15 minute phone consultation to see if acupuncture can help you!

 

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