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Dmitriy Khelemskiy - Licensed Acupuncturist, LMT, NCCAOM

specializes in Musculo-Skeletal and Digestive Disorders, Emotional & Neurological conditions, Anxiety and Depression.

In 2008 graduated from NY College for Traditional Chinese Medicine with a master degree in Acupuncture. In 2001 graduated from NY College of Holistic Education and Research and became NY Licensed Massage Therapist.

Dmitriy Khelemsky accepts the following Insurances for Acupuncture: EMPIRE BCIBS PPO (out of network), UNITED HEALTH CARE, CAMPAS, NAVIGATE, COMMERCIAL, UHC MEDICARE DUAL COMPLETE, CIGNA, No-Fault Insurance.

What Is Acupuncture?

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Acupuncture is a practice from traditional Chinese medicine in which practitioner stimulates bio-active points on the body, by inserting thin needles through the skin.

Acupuncture practitioners recognize that there is a vital energy, called Qi, circulating witnin the body. Qi flows through a series of pathways called meridians. Meridians are like rivers within your body. Whenever a river flows, it brings with it water that provides nourishment and life to the land, plants and people around it. Lilewise, meridians transport life-giving Qi that provides nourishment to every to every cell, tissue muscle, organ and gland in the body.

It's important for Qi to flow freely throughout the body. Think of water flowing through a garden hose. A blocked hose will not provide an adequate supply of water to a plant Eventually, the plant will be unable to thrive, grow and blossom. Similarly, a blockage in the flow of Qi anywhere in the body will inhibit the amount of nourishment that reaches our cells, tissues, muscles, organs, and glands.

Under normal circumstances, your body can easily return to good health and vitality. But if the disruption of Qi is prolonged or excessive, or if your body is in a weakened state, the flow of Qi becomes restricted, which gives rise to a variety of diseases.

What does Acupuncture do?

By inserting thin sterile needles at the active points, an acupuncturist is able to break up blockages that have hampered the smooth flow of Qi. Once, this is done, Qi can travel freely throughout the body, promoting good health, vitality and well-being.

Not only can acupuncture treat signs and symptoms of pain and discomfort, it can also get to the root of the problem. When the initial cause of pain or symptom is corrected, your body can begin to heal on deeper levels.

In the Temple of Wellness Holistic center we combine acupuncture with other natural approaches to healing such as internal cleansing & detoxification, nutritional supplement, and electromagnetic treatment modalities such as Rife Technology to maximize effectiveness.

The Conditions addressed by Acupuncture:

AutoImmune Disease

Lupus, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Crohn's Disease.... You may have heard of these conditions, but do you know what they have in common? They are all type of autoimmune disease and they are all lifelong conditions.

Acupuncture and TCM can be powerfull allies to the general holistic approach in treating auto-immune conditions. Acupuncture can help: strengthen your immune system, relieve pain symptoms, reduce your stress, support your overall health.Perhaps, most importantly, your practitioner will focus on YOU as individual, so you will not ever receive a "one-size-fits-all treatment.

When the immune response goes wrong When the immune system is working properly, it can tell the difference between the body's own tissues and outside organisms. In the case of autoimmune diseases the immunity stops being able to differentiate, and begins to attack the body's own cells, tissues and organs. The immune response causes harmful inflammation that eventually leads to auto-immune codition. There are about 80 recognized autoimmune diseases , and some other conditions such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia that are currently believed to have an autoimmune component.

How Acupuncture Can Help Acupuncture and TCM take holistic, or whole body approach to healing based on the concept of Qi, the vital energy circulating within the meridians. This vital energy Qi flows nourishes all of the body's organs protect us from illness and keep us healthy. When the flow of Qi becomes diminished or blocked, disease can result. The goal of treatment would be to find and treat the underlying imbalances, affecting the flow of Qi. Acupuncture can help reduce inflammation, reduce uncomfortable symptoms and increase your energy levels. The acupuncturist may also help improve your nutrition, recommend herbal remedies and supplements designed to improve your health and boost immune system. To enhance the effectiveness the condition might be treated together with the Doctor fo holistic medicine Nataly Vilner to incorporate cleansing and detox and combine the eastern and western natural approaches to healing.


Sleepless nights happen to almost every one at some time, but ongoing insomnia can indicate a deeper issue and could lead to further health concerns. Unfortunately, a common approach to treating insomnia includes prescribing sleeping medications, which can cause side effects or even dependence. Acupuncture can be very effective way to improve your sleep quality without side-effects.

According to Acupuncture and TCM conditions such as insomnia are a sign of Qi imbalance. This imbalance can stem from a number of causes such as stress , enxiety, medications, depression, hormones, and chronic pain and inflammation. To determine the underlying causes of your insomnia, your Acupuncturist will take many factors into account including your life-style and emotional and mental well-beinghe will then work to restore the balance and flow of vital energy by inserting thin, sterile needles at specific points along the body. Your acupuncturist may also suggest other natural therapies to complement Acupuncture, depending on the underlying causes of your sleep disturbance.