January 4, 2014
by Jennifer Alberti
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So, what’s the deal with the sliding scale?

Happy New Year! We thought we’d start 2014 with a blog post about our sliding scale. A sliding scale means that YOU determine what you can afford based on our scale. The initial appointment range is between $30 – $50 … Continue reading

November 30, 2013
by Jennifer Alberti
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Maintaining Good Health Through the Holidays

With the holidays in full swing, taking good care of our bodies isn’t exactly on the forefront of our minds.  When the temperatures start to dip and the wind starts to whip, our bodies can be more susceptible to contracting … Continue reading

October 30, 2013
by Jennifer Alberti
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Acupuncture and the NADA Protocol

In November, the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout falls on Thursday, November 21st. If you’ve been thinking of kicking the habit, consider using acupuncture to help you with your goal. When a patient comes in seeking help for smoking … Continue reading

October 25, 2013
by Jennifer Alberti
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Pediatric Acupuncture at SSCA

Research completed in 2000 at Boston’s Children’s Hospital found that acupuncture treatments helped relieve symptoms of chronic pain in pediatric patients. Pediatric acupuncture can seem unfamiliar and even scary to both patients and parents alike. Usually the major cause for … Continue reading

August 16, 2013
by Jennifer Alberti
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Feeling sniffley? Some advice on staying healthy this fall with acupuncture!

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine view the body as one organism that operates like a machine with many interacting parts. When everything is working smoothly, you feel good! When one part of your machine slows down or speeds up, you start … Continue reading

July 18, 2013
by Jennifer Alberti
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Meet Jess Butler

We are thrilled to welcome Jess Butler to South Shore Community Acupuncture! Jess has a diverse clinical background that includes treating patients at Acupuncture Together in Cambridge, the Dimock Community Health Center in Roxbury, Roxbury Neighborhood Acupuncture and Boston Medical … Continue reading

June 19, 2013
by Jennifer Alberti
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A letter from Nicole

June 19, 2013 Dear Friends, South Shore Community Acupuncture (SSCA) started in a tiny room of about 6ft by 10ft with three chairs very cozily close to each other. How blessed and lucky was I to be given the space … Continue reading

April 1, 2013
by Jennifer Alberti
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Can Acupuncture Help Tendonitis?

As spring rolls in, and people are getting back outside doing the activities they love, we acupuncturists begin to see more patients complaining of chronic injuries flaring up and new, acute injuries. Acupuncture has a long history of being very … Continue reading