About Joan Boccino
Joan Boccino, MS, L.Ac. is a specialist in integrative medicine. She has designed acupuncture protocols for clinical trials at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where she was the first non-MD to be hired by the Center’s Department of Integrative Medicine. A faculty member at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York, Joan has lectured internationally on the use of Chinese Medicine in an integrative medicine context. Joan is nationally certified in Oriental Medicine (which includes Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine), by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). A graduate of the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Joan has also studied in China including postgraduate work at the Yue Yang Integrative Medicine Hospital in Shanghai. She continues to seek out extensive postgraduate study with leading experts in Chinese Medicine here and abroad.
A student of martial arts since 1980, Joan holds a black belt and teaching certificates in Shotokan karate and currently studies Seidokan and Tai Chi. She is a professional member of The American Association of Oriental Medicine, The American Society of Reproductive Medicine and Resolve. A certified herb geek who loves to cook, Joan also blogs about Chinese Dietary Therapy.
Languages Spoken English
School Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
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Styles of Acupuncture
- American Society of Reproductive Medicine
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Q: I have suffered for over 15 years with Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS). I have sought medical treatment and have gone through several sessions of chiropractic care. Is there proof that acupuncture can help and actually will help?
A: In my experience, Acupuncture and Chinese medicine are extremely successful in the treatment of many Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS). Your acupu... Read More