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Marc DeSantis, L. Ac.

Licensed Acupuncturist

Marc De Santis L.Ac. Dipl.Ac. is a nationally certified Licensed Acupuncturist and Diplomate of Acupuncture by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Sciences from St. Thomas Aquinas College and a Master’s Degree from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.

Prior to becoming an acupuncturist, he was a trainer in New York City for 10 years and a certified Performance Enhancement Specialist by the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

Marc specializes in treating musculoskeletal pain and disorders, recognizing muscle imbalances, and applying corrective strategies. He practices the principles of preserving health by stretching and flexibility, strength training, Qi Gong, diet, and health maintenance, and is inspired by the wisdom of Classical Chinese Medicine by using proven techniques in treatment such as Gua Sha, cupping, herbal liniments, and moxibustion to combine modern medicine with the natural healing of traditional Asian medicine.