Katherine Binder CP, MS, LAc
Katherine Binder's fifteen years experience working in physical rehabilitation as a Certified Prosthetist allows her insight to both Western and Eastern medical traditions, thereby enabling her to offer a unique integrative clinical approach.
With a special interest in treating both chronic and acute pain her background lends special understanding to the needs and concerns of neurological and musculoskeletal disorders like sciatica, neck and back injury and pain, migraines and headaches and arthritis and joint pain fibromyalgia, and vulvodynia (to name a few) require. She believes that as a holistic medicine, acupuncture addresses both physical and emotional components of pain.
In addition to treating pain Katherine has experience in treating such complicated gynecological disorders as PMS, painful periods, absence of periods, vulvodynia, menopause symptoms, and fertility. She also has had success in treating digestive disorders like irritable bowl syndrome, constipation, and diarrhea, respiratory disorders like seasonal allergies, cough and sinus pressure, in addition to anxiety, depression, insomnia, stress, and chronic fatigue.
Her caring, non-judgmental approach to healing the body, mind, and spirit recognizes that acupuncture and Chinese medicine can help your body heal itself and are effective complements to other modalities such as massage, naturopathy, and western medicine
Katherine Binder is a graduate of The New School for Social Research and has received her Masters of Science from Tri-State College of Acupuncture were she graduated with honors. In addition she has also studied at China Beijing International Acupuncture Training Centre where mornings are spent interning under Master Practitioners in area hospitals and the afternoons are spent attending lectures. She graduated from The Newington Program for Prosthetics, a partner of the University of Connecticut and is a practicing Licensed Acupuncturist as well as a Certified Prosthetist. She completed her prosthetic residency at JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, one of the most prestigious residency programs for prosthetics in the country. She has collaborated on a prosthetic textbook designed for physicians and physical therapists, titled "Prosthetics and Patient Management: A Comprehensive Clinical Approach." More recently she has collaborated on a chapter of a new book designed to meet the needs of Pain Management and Rehabitation residents, practicing physiatrists, and physicians in other specialties seeing rehabilitation patients titled "Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocket Companion."
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Loki is a good dog. His duties at Eastern Shore Acupuncture include greeting individuals, as well as some minor security tasks. His gentle and friendly disposition helps to create positive therapeutic experience. Loki is a Cairn terrier. He is over fourteen years old.