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Nanci Simari, L.Ac.  ~ Your acupuncturist!

An acupuncturist since 2005, Nanci has successfully treated thousands of patients with a wide range of issues. She is skilled in all aspects of general health, although most commonly treated is pain. Low back pain, neck pain, joint pain, sciatica, headaches, migraines, rheumatoid and osteo arthritis, stomach pain, PMS. She also treats psychological/emotional disorders primarily anxiety and depression.

Nanci's interest in western (aka European/Native American based) herbs started in 1995 when she bought the herbal bible: "Back To Eden" by Jethro Kloss, and was fascinated with the stories of this country doctor who travelled to aid those infirm. Through a 10 point regimen which included fresh air, sunshine, water, fresh food, massage, and herbal medicine, he worked wonders. Then, for 3 years, Nanci became an apprentice to a NYC based herbalist Margaret Dexter, ND; participated in an intensive work-study program at Herb Pharm; and attended many herbal classes and seminars before embarking upon acupuncture school.

She believes that your health is largely in your own hands, and that everybody needs a little help sometimes. At Acupuncture & Herbs, Nanci infuses your treatment with a few extra points to help with your overall health and well-being. She will suggest herbs that help your condition while at the same time resolving the issue that may have made, for example, your back pain worse- like Yang Nourishing herbs, or Liver Clearing herbs. She always sticks to the issue at hand, while considering the overall condition of your health. 

Nanci is a communicator who tries to work with YOU to help you achieve your healthful goals in a gentle but expedient manner.

 

Education

  • New York University BFA 1989
  • Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Master of Science in Oriental Medicine 2005 (4 year graduate degree)
  • Clean Needle Technique certified
  • NCCAOM nationally recognized Diplomate of Oriental Medicine
  • Herb Pharm herbal studies certification
  • Reiki practitioner 1999
  • Accomplished wildcrafter and medicine maker