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Joseph Rockman

MSOM; Acupuncture/Oriental Medicine and AOS; Massage Therapy 

Channnel Qi Acupuncture 

About Joseph Rockman

Joseph is a NY State Licensed Acupuncturist, and practices Chinese Herbal medicine for the past nine years in the South Shore of Long Island. He has practiced as a Licensed Massage Therapist since 1998. He studied acupuncture at Tri State College of Acupuncture. Joseph practices Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). He practices Dr. Tan method of acupuncture which utilizes classic meridian acupuncture giving the person who suffers from pain immediate relief.

He also specializes in Acupuncture Physical Medicine (APM), which is a modern American approach to classical meridian acupuncture that draws from both classical meridian acupuncture and Western physical medicine, notably the technique of myofascial release of soft-tissue constrictions or trigger points to aid or relieve pain syndromes.

Joseph is also trained in Japanese acupuncture. This style is known as an effective style of acupuncture which draws from classical acupuncture while incorporating modern Western biomedicine principles to understand the patient's complaint. This style utilizes abdominal palpation, moxibustion, and release points to confirm that certain symptoms have changed during the treatment.

In addition to Joseph's training, he has practiced in the New York area for the past ten years as a NY state Licensed Massage Therapist specializing in manual trigger point release and deep medical massage for the treatment of any type of pain caused by stress, trauma, or sports injuries. He also practices Tui Na, Amma therapy, and Swedish (European) massage for pain and or relaxation.

Joseph is trained in Chinese herbal medicine and Kampo herbal medicine which he has practiced for 9 years. He has a strong background in TCM and Chinese herbal medicine for the past 14 years as an Amma therapist-massage therapist, and is committed to the field and helping people recover from illness and pain.

Joseph has been working as an acupuncturist in the addiction & behavioral therapies field for the past 7 years. He has developed and directed the acupuncture program in two mental health services facilities. Long Beach Medical Center - Methadone Maintentance Clinic and currently is the lead acupuncturist at Mountainside Treatment Center in Canaan, CT in Northwestern CT.

Joseph is available for lectures and protocol development in the addiction & behavioral services field.

Joseph also incorporates dietary recommendations, lifestyle changes, Tai Chi, and Qi Gong exercises into his practice when necessary.

Insurance Accepted – Acupuncture Only

· Empire Blue Cross / Blue Shield – some plans

· Cigna

· Magnacare

· Health Plus / Amerigroup – Medicare

· Landmark

· Worker’s Comp with Authorization

· No Fault

Inquire about other plans. Certain plans accept out-of-network acupuncturists.

Credit Cards accepted: Visa, Masterd, Flexible Spending

Languages Spoken English, Spanish

School Tri State College of Acupuncture

Degree Master of Science in Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine

Treatment Techniques

Acupressure Acupuncture Chinese & Japanese (Kanpo) Herbal Medicine Chinese & Japanese (Kanpo) Herbal Medicine Cupping Gua Sha Herbology Massage Therapy Massage Therapy Moxibustion NADA (National Acupuncture Detoxification Association) Qi Gong

Areas of Expertise

Addiction Allergies Asthma Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Colds and Flu's Dermatology Diabetes Fibromyalgia Gastrointestinal Disorders Geriatrics Headaches/Migraines Hepatitis Hypertension Immune Disorders Infertility Insomnia Kanpo (Japanese Herbal Medicine) Internship Menstrual Disorders Musculoskeletal Disorders Neurological Disorders Nutrition Obstetrics & Gynecology Orthopedics Osteoporosis Pain Management Pediatrics Psychological/Emotional Disorders Rheumatology Sexual Dysfunction Smoking Sports Medicine Stress/Anxiety Traditional Chinese Medicine & Chinese Herbal Medicine Trigger Point Release with Acupuncture or Manually Weight Reduction Women's Health

Styles of Acupuncture

Acupuncture Physical Medicine (APM) Auricular Acupuncture Japanese Style Acupuncture Kiiko Matsumoto Japanese Acupuncture Scalp Acupuncture Traditional Chinese Acupuncture

Additional Memberships

  • Health Plus - Medicare
  • No Fault
  • Workers Compensation (Authorization Required)
  • Empire Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Cigna, Magnacare
  • Landmark, Amerigroup

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