About Us

Holistic Health Team

It is our mission to deliver the compassionate and quality health care that you deserve, tailored to your individual needs. We will carefully listen to all of your concerns because we truly care about you. According to your wellness needs, you may be treated with a variety of natural methods including acupuncture, herbal medicine, cupping, and more. We target the underlying root cause of your condition as well as your outward symptoms. Each doctor and practitioner at Fifth Avenue Acupuncture & Physical Therapy is licensed and certified in NYS.

 

Practitioners

Dr. Helen Zhang, PhD., MSTCM, L. Ac.

Dr. Zhang has been practicing acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for over 30 years. Dr. Zhang is trained in both Chinese and Western medicine. She earned her medical degree and PhD degree from the Chinese Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine and was attending physician at China-Japan Friendship Hospital. She is a member of the NCCAOM Chinese Herbology Exam development Committee and has conducted many workshops in acupuncture and pain control to physicians and dentists. Dr. Zhang is also a professor of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and a Clinical Supervisor. 


Dr. Wendy Zhong, DACM, MSTCM, L.Ac.

Dr. Wendy Zhong has successfully treated for a variety of conditions including: allergy, acute sinusitis, common cold, anxiety/stress related emotional issues, headache (migraine), TMJ & tinnitus, Meniere's disease, acute & chronic pain of neck/shoulder/lower back, Fibromyalgia, PMS, Infertility (IVF) & general women's health issues, sleeping disorder (insomnia or hypersomnia), weight gain or weight loss, facial rejuvenation, oncology related conditions and GI disorders. 

Dr Zhong has gained extensive training and has undergone a thorough eduction program in Pacific College Of Oriental Medicine and received clinical training from medical center of NYU Langone. She has also been designated a Fellow of ATCMA Chinese Cosmetology Committee. 

Administrative Director

 

Our Services

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ACUPUNCTURE

  • Acupuncture is using certain different gage of micro-needle by inserting into the selected acupoints to prevent and treat conditions. The major function of acupuncture is boosting circulation, release muscle tension and calm spirit. When treating pain disorders, the muscle tension if is relieved, the tightness muscle and pain will be reduced, and when the circulation is improving, the local inflammatory factors will move away then pain reduced. Another function calm spirit can help managing stress.    

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PHYSICAL THERAPY

  •  Importance of Physical Therapy has rose recently. Physical Therapy helps for sciatica, fibromyalgia, acute/chronic low back/neck pain, sports injuries, headache, plantar fascitis, and even for preventive purpose for future injuries. We specialize in pain management, hands-on manual therapy as well as traditional physical therapy.  

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CUPPING THERAPY

  • Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine  in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.