Get To Know Us

We are a comprehensive acupuncture & wellness studio with two convenient locations in Midtown East across from Grand Central Station and Midtown West near Columbus Circle in Manhattan, New York City.

Get to know Dr. Erin Lee, DACM and learn more about What We Treat.

Our integrative approach for pain management includes the powerful combination of acupuncture with chiropractic care and physical therapy. Learn more about our team of affiliates.

What Makes Us Different

Our core beliefs and practices are focused on YOU – this means we place priority on spending the time to get to know you, your lifestyle and changes to your body in order to get to the bottom of causes and contributing factors.

While many practices will see anywhere from 2-4 patients per hour with limited face time and services performed, we dedicate our full focus and efforts on one patient at a time.

This works to your advantage as it enables us to thoughtfully devise a treatment plan that incorporates not only acupuncture but a combination of treatment therapies including herbal medicine, nutritional advice, cupping, E-stim, herbal liniments and vibroacoustic therapy.

THE RESULT? More accurate diagnoses and the ability to get to the ROOT of the issue rather than simply treating symptoms, leading to faster results and long-term recovery.

Testimonials

See what our patients have to say about us.
  • Victoria C.

    I saw Dr Lee for facial acupuncture and was amazed at the results in only one visit. I liked the bespoke nature of the session which wasn't limited to the face. She really listened to my health history, incorporating body acupuncture for those issues so it felt like a complete package. Highly recommend! -

    A G.

    I have been seeing Dr. Lee for chronic low back pain I’ve been suffering from for 2 years. With her method I have finally been able to do more in my life. Dr.Lee takes her time to listen, and explain her process. She has se weak methods to address pain such as cupping, and aroma therapy which has helped significantly. She considers all ailments you may be feeling but uses clinical reasoning to prioritize what to work on. As a result, all my other ailments for better too! Highly recommend. -

    KT

    Dr. Lee is amazing! She will do anything and everything to help heal you. She has an abundance of knowledge and takes time to answer any questions you have. Highly recommend! -

  • M M.

    I love Dr Lee! I’ve tried acupuncture before, and I like it, but this is the first time I have really been able to tell a difference. She has such a caring and well rounded approach that not only helped my shoulder issues but also brought my stress level down a couple of notches. I’ve already recommended her to friends who have started seeing her. I can’t sing her praises enough! -

    Gregory G.

    Dr Lee was introduced to me through my current chiropractor. After seeing multiple different acupuncturist I was a little hesitant at first but, I am glad I jumped in the deep end. She is great explaining and forming a plan. I have a hard time dealing with stress, psoriasis, and other conditions which she helped with over the past few months of treatment. I would highly recommend anyone to her. -

    Heather C.

    My recent experiences with Dr Erin Lee have been so positive. As an acupuncture patient she has been so thorough in her understanding of my health needs. After four years of consistent pain following a series of injuries, I am now receiving pain relief. She is an expert in tracking the pain pathways. -

  • M M.

    I love Dr Lee! I’ve tried acupuncture before, and I like it, but this is the first time I have really been able to tell a difference. She has such a caring and well rounded approach that not only helped my shoulder issues but also brought my stress level down a couple of notches. I’ve already recommended her to friends who have started seeing her. I can’t sing her praises enough! -

    Kendrick P.

    I've been going to Dr. Erin Lee for a few months now. She is fantastic! Extremely knowledgeable and skilled at what she does. Thanks to her treatments and advice, my menstrual cycle and anxiety are now under control. You need her in your life!! -

    Emmy L.

    I highly recommend Dr. Lee. She is very caring and thoughtful - making sure to fully understand all of my issues both physical and mental in order to take the best approach in healing. I must say from just getting 2 treatments so far, I definitely feel a difference. I've had heaviness and pain in my shoulder/upper back for some time and it feels a lot lighter overall. It's very hard to find doctors that actually care and are personable these days. So happy I had the opportunity get treatments from Dr. Lee. -

  • Briana Z.

    Dr. Lee is a very attentive acupuncturist who takes the time to listen to all of my concerns and adjusts her treatment accordingly. Dr. Lee worked on my back and my arms/hands to increase blood flow and the movement of energy in my body in order to reduce pains in those areas. Dr. Lee's caring attitude really shows through her interactions with her patients and she is very good at what she does and I have experienced notably reduced pain through working with her. I will definitely be keeping up my treatments with her! Thanks Dr. Lee! -

    Matt M.

    I love coming to see Dr. Lee! She’s so friendly and knowledgeable in all aspects of health. She gets to know each of her patients to maximize specific results. My favorite is the acupuncture with stim, and cupping therapy. It’s as good as a deep tissue massage. I would strongly recommend her to anyone who has acupuncture needs! -

    Tom I.

    Dr. Lee is great. I wasn't sure if acupuncture was going to help my knee pain, but it has definitely done so. The experience hasn't been what I'd expected -- I'd had other acupuncture sessions that were less clinical, and less effective. Dr. Lee's knows what she's doing, she very perceptive, and careful and methodical about her work. She's also reassuring and helpful in getting you to describe what's wrong so she can treat it well; in other words, everything I want in a doctor. -

  • LuLu S.

    Dr Lee has been & continues to be an integral part of the healing of my left quadrant. Dr Lee is kind, patient & knows exactly which areas require a “reboot”. I’m grateful I found her. -

    Michele M.

    Dr. Lee is amazing. She is a good listener and a highly skilled medical sleuth! When I first saw her I had debilitating back/hip pain which she zeroed in on and within 6 weeks I was pain free. She's my go-to acupuncturist should any need occur in the future. -

    Liz J.

    I have been going to Dr. Lee for a year now to treat my lower back. I am an avid marathon runner and because of the years of intense training my lower back has been really painful to a point where I was not able to bend without holding on to something. Every time I receive a treatment, I noticed that a layer of pain disappears. I also had breathing issues during my runs and she was able to help open up my chest and my breathing canals. I am able to run again and feel that my hips is... read more -

  • YooKyung P.

    As a person that is fearful of doctors and needles, the thought of receiving acupuncture treatment is daunting. However, Dr Lee has made each visit a pleasant one. I have chronic back pain due to my job and she has helped me each time I had muscle spasms. Her amazing bedside manner and calming presence has made it a great experience. Her fees are also very reasonable to make it affordable for such a chronic problem. I highly recommend Dr Lee!!! You won’t be disappointed!!! -

    Kenneth B.

    My brother in-law (in KC) is a chiropractor and practices acupuncture. My wife says he’s the best, and with no comparison, I did so too. However, when my wife saw Dr. Lee, she was thoroughly impressed and recommended I see her as well (a lot closer at 56th street). After two visits, she addressed a badly sprained ankle and now with three in, has significantly increased movement in my shoulders and neck which have been a chronic issue. As a Work In Progress, I look forward to follow ups to further improve my upper body mobility and well being. -

    Joseph M.

    Dr. Erin Lee is awesome. Had acupuncture in the past but Dr. Lee takes it to another level. She asked questions about my health and carefully assessed my needs and explained/educated me on the underlying reasons for each procedure performed. She has a full array of tools from acupuncture, cupping and sound/vibration therapy. i pulled a hamstring and she helped me recover relatively quickly. Her facilities are in a clean and professional medical office. Highly recommend her practice! -

  • Emmy L.

    I highly recommend Dr. Lee. She is very caring and thoughtful - making sure to fully understand all of my issues both physical and mental in order to take the best approach in healing. I must say from just getting 2 treatments so far, I definitely feel a difference. I've had heaviness and pain in my shoulder/upper back for some time and it feels a lot lighter overall. It's very hard to find doctors that actually care and are personable these days. So happy I had the opportunity get treatments from Dr. Lee. -

    Kathleen C.

    I’ve been dealing with chronic pain for the past few years and I’m so happy to have found Dr.Erin. She is kind, patient, and knowledgable about the workings of the body and provides a well-thought out course of treatment. Love the warm and welcoming feel of her office and feeling much better than I have in a long time. -

    Monet H.

    Dr Lee is an an amazing acupuncturist! She is friendly, gentle, and communicative. Unlike other acupuncturists I've worked with, Dr Lee will go above and beyond to explain particular aspects of treatment to you and their benefits. I always leave a session feeling revitalized and calm. I can't recommend Dr Lee enough! -

  • Erica R.

    Work in Progress attention, service, and care was beyond exceptional! Highly recommend. -

    Miguel d.

    Dr. Lee is amazing. She is very thorough and ensures she knows about you before she starts her treatments. Also she and the office observes excellent COVID procedures. Highly recommend her. -

    Cheryl P.

    Dr. Lee has helped me tremendously with my issues. I tore tendons and ligaments in my foot- and with weekly accupuncture visits, I am able to walk very well and pain-free! Dr. Lee is kind and extremely knowledgeable about her profession and I highly Reccomend her services! -

  • erin k.

    I saw Dr. Erin for shoulder tightness after another acupuncturist recommended her to me, and I have no regrets. After 3 sessions over 2 weeks, I could already feel a noticeable change and tension release in my shoulder! The personalized sessions primarily focused on acupuncture; we also did cupping (static + moving), e-stim, gua sha, vibroacoustics, and applied quality ointments. I'm really grateful to have visited her. -

    Nicole B.

    I have absolutely loved my sessions with Dr. Lee. I’ve had acupuncture and cupping before but not to the level and with the techniques she uses. It’s unlike any acupuncture I’ve had before. She really knows what she’s doing, truly cares and wants her patients to feel better from her treatment and she’s a great listener. Can’t recommend her enough! -

    Ida K.

    I have been seeing Dr. Lee for chronic low back pain I’ve been suffering from for 2 years. With her method I have finally been able to do more in my life. Dr.Lee takes her time to listen, and explain her process. She has se weak methods to address pain such as cupping, and aroma therapy which has helped significantly. She considers all ailments you may be feeling but uses clinical reasoning to prioritize what to work on. As a result, all my other ailments for better too! Highly recommend. -

  • Colleen K.

    My experience with Dr Lee has been wonderful- I leave her office feeling brand new. In addition to acupuncture, Dr Lee performs cupping, sound therapy and other Chinese medicine therapies based on my needs of the given day. I have noticed improvement in my various medical conditions, from the treatments she offers as well as the tangible tools/tips that she provides for me to use at home. So kind and knowledgeable! -

    Jacline V.

    Dr. Lee is a great Acupuncturist! She is communicative and attentive to your health goals. I strongly recommend her practice! She has helped reduce my pain and worked with me to achieve great results in just a couple of visits. Dr. Lee is knowledgeable, professional and patient. I am glad that I was able to find her through my chiropractor Dr. Pico. -

    Kimberly S.

    Love Erin! She really listens to what I'm struggling with and I see improvements every week. She's really knowledgable and can offer valuable insight. Definitely recommend her!! -

How Acupuncture Works

What happens to your body when a needle is inserted? Learn more about the biomedical explanation.

What Acupuncture Treats

The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes over 90 conditions that have been shown in controlled clinical trials to benefit from acupuncture.

therapeutic approach

Therapeutic Approach

We take a holistic view of the body, using Eastern medical theories and practices to treat not only symptoms, but the ROOT of disharmony.
Acupuncture

Acupuncture is one of the oldest medical treatment therapies in history. The earliest recorded manuscripts and evidence of acupuncture meridians dates back to more than 2,500 years ago.

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Herbal Medicine

Herbal Medicine

Herbal medicine is a powerful and effective solution for both acute and chronic conditions, drawing upon thousands of herbs and minerals categorized according to function, nature, temperature, taste and organs entered.

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Cupping

Cupping

Cupping is a therapy in which cups are used to create a suction on the skin. Although used for over 2,000 years, the therapeutic effects of cupping have gained recent recognition due to its use by celebrities and athletes.

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E-Stim

E-Stim

E-Stim, or electrical stimulation, involves the attachment of electrodes to acupuncture needles. The continued stimulation increases blood flow and boosts the function of the acupoint to accelerate the healing process.

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Gua Sha

Gua Sha

Gua sha involves the use of a smooth surface such as a jade tool or porcelain spoon to scrape the surface of the skin. Similar to cupping, gua sha acts to remove blockages, increase blood flow and promote healing.

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Vibracoustic Therapy

Vibroacoustic Therapy

All matter vibrates and resonates at a specific frequency. Sound and vibrational healing have been used since ancient times for its therapeutic effects to reset cellular vibrations, accelerate healing and restore balance.

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