Our Services

We pride ourselves in the unique ability to provide our patients with a variety of tools that physical therapy and traditional Chinese Medicine have to offer. In a true east-meets-west approach, we are confident that we can provide each patient with a plan that fits their individual needs and goals. We also specialize in pain management, so we welcome your enquiries into acute or chronic pain management Rochester NY.


Acupuncture treatments use sterile, hair-thin, single use needles to affect positive change in your body. While it remains a mystery exactly how acupuncture works, it has shown to be extremely effective at reducing and eliminating pain, restoring bodily function, balancing emotions and treating a huge range of health issues.

From allergies to physical pain, digestive or hormonal issues acupuncture has withstood the test of time as a safe and effective treatment to be used alone or in combination with western biomedicine and other treatment modalities.

You have nothing to lose and everything to gain by employing this safe and effective treatment to bring your body and health back to state of wellness balance.

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For a more extensive list of commonly treated conditions, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions.

Physical Therapy and Acupuncture

At Pivot Acupuncture & Physical Therapy our goal is to help you establish a symptom-free, healthy lifestyle. When it comes to physical therapy, this means that we work with patients closely to restore functional independence after injury, surgery, or chronic orthopedic or neurological conditions using the combination of acupuncture and physical therapy together in one fluid treatment.

Our use of hands-on therapies and active exercise with other useful modalities to help reach individualized goals. Like many physical therapists, we empower patients with a home exercise plan that expedites and enhances the treatment process while helping to prevent future occurrence and maintain functional independence.

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We provide individual attention with a licensed physical therapist not just at your first evaluation, but at every follow up treatment.

Our practice is uniquely equipped to combine physical therapy with acupuncture and other Chinese Medicine tools. We are the only physical therapy practice in the Greater Rochester Area to offer dry needling.

Dry needling is the most effective and efficient modality at releasing these myofascial adhesions or “trigger points,” allowing a more effective pain management treatment for our patients. Our practice goes beyond dry needling and trigger point release by utilizing the extended range of diagnoses and treatment that is specific to a licensed acupuncturist and physical therapist.

Nutrition Therapy

With so much conflicting information about nutrition out there, it can be hard to know what to eat and where to look for one of the most important building blocks of your health.

By using the nutritional services at Pivot here in Rochester NY, you will get evidence-based insight into the right food plan for you and will be able to create a plan to make it happen rather than relying on the impractical strategy of willpower.

We offer individualized plans for medical conditions such as autoimmune disease, irritable bowel syndrome, chronic fatigue, rheumatoid or osteo-arthritis, diabetes or prediabetes, and a range of others. We can also help you achieve healthy weight loss goals to get you into an optimal state of health and prevent disease from happening.

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Adjunctive Techniques

Moxibustion uses a processed form of the herb Mugwort to create a gentle yet effective warmth to stimulate acupuncture points and channels. This technique is particularly effective for relaxing spasm, and warming achy, arthritic joints that are sensitive to cold and dampness.

Chinese Herbal Medicine uses traditional combinations of herbs to create individualized internal medicine for your specific condition. Chinese herbs, which are safe and very effective, treat a wide range of conditions without side effects.

Tui Na is a comprehensive system of body-work that emphasizes soft tissue work and joint mobilization.

Eastern Dietary Therapy uses the traditional medicine diagnoses and treatment paradigm to create individualized do’s and don’t of food selection and preparation.

Pain Management Rochester NY

If you are looking for a diagnosis, treatment or pain management in Rochester NY, we take your health complaints seriously. Using a combination of these therapies we have a powerful and comprehensive toolkit for helping you get the health you deserve.

Our clients say...

“After treatments in May and June 2015 my upper back pain was resolved. My digestion issues are being addressed through the use of prescribed Chinese herbs in addition to the acupuncture treatments. Treatments for hip muscle strain from overuse are ongoing after treatments for the hip muscle strain the pain is gone for at least a day or two… sweet relief!”


“Lainey is terrific. I feel she takes the time to listen and is thorough in her assessments as to what I need. If something is too sensitive, her delicate and soothing touch helps a lot.  I am so happy I have found her and she is close to home too.”



10 S Lake Rd, Bergen NY 14416

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Pivot Acupuncture and Physical Therapy Rochester NY