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Yosef Charles Pollack, L.AC.

Acupuncturist

Dr. Yosef Charles Pollack L.AC. is a top Acupuncturist in Oak Park, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Yosef Charles Pollack L.AC. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Yosef Charles Pollack L.AC. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Yosef Charles Pollack L.AC. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Oak Park, IL, Dr. Yosef Charles Pollack L.AC. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
29 years Experience
Yosef Charles Pollack, L.AC.
  • Oak Park, IL
  • Tri State College of Acupuncture
  • Accepting new patients

My mother in law feels very sleepy all through the day. Can acupuncture help her?

A completed Health Appraisal and consultation will help determine the contributing factors to sleepiness. Medications, the severity of conditions, lifestyle, et al will be taken READ MORE
A completed Health Appraisal and consultation will help determine the contributing factors to sleepiness. Medications, the severity of conditions, lifestyle, et al will be taken into account. Only then can we prescribe a treatment plan. After a few sessions, we can be more specific as to a timeline. In a word, Yes! Acupuncture can very possibly help your mom.

How does acupuncture help in treating infertility?

Myriad parameters have to be addressed to determine a course of treatments for infertility. In as much as acupuncture increasing vaso-dilation (blood circulation) along with hormonal READ MORE
Myriad parameters have to be addressed to determine a course of treatments for infertility. In as much as acupuncture increasing vaso-dilation (blood circulation) along with hormonal modulation, these play into the myriad reasons for infertility. Other factors, stress; diet; exercise; etc., are addressed as well. I've helped many families get started, those using IVF and those au naturale. Keep in mind, men may have issues that need correcting. We've had a few over the years with good success.

Can acupuncture help in treating joint pain?

Joint pain, for various reasons is mitigated with acupuncture therapy. However, depending on the presentation, we may recommend X ray/MRI to determine the extent of a structural READ MORE
Joint pain, for various reasons is mitigated with acupuncture therapy. However, depending on the presentation, we may recommend X ray/MRI to determine the extent of a structural condition and may suggest seeing someone who can address the severity of your health concern. For chronic pain syndromes, acupuncture therapy is an excellent choice!

How long does the effect of acupuncture last?

Acupuncture therapy, when applied on an as needed bases can last a lifetime. After patient's conditions are resolved, they come in once a month for tuneups and any previous symptoms READ MORE
Acupuncture therapy, when applied on an as needed bases can last a lifetime.
After patient's conditions are resolved, they come in once a month for tuneups and any previous symptoms are warded off. It's important to maintain healthy habits that may be introduced during your series of acupuncture treatments.

I have headaches frequently. Can acupuncture treatment help?

For headaches and migraines, I've successfully treated hundreds of patients with Acupuncture therapy. Causative factors are numerous, yet acupuncture helps mitigate painful episodes READ MORE
For headaches and migraines, I've successfully treated hundreds of patients with Acupuncture therapy. Causative factors are numerous, yet acupuncture helps mitigate painful episodes very quickly. Helping dilate tissue/blood vessels promotes increased circulation to relieve stagnation that contributes to both headaches and migraines. Absolutely try it and see for yourself!

I am having a lot of stress due to menopause and I am unable to sleep soundly. Should I go for acupuncture treatment?

Acupuncture helps calm the Spirit allowing more appropriate responses to stressful conditions including menopause. Dietary improvements along with exercise are components of Acupuncture READ MORE
Acupuncture helps calm the Spirit allowing more appropriate responses to stressful conditions including menopause. Dietary improvements along with exercise are components of Acupuncture therapy that we offer at Acupuncture POINTS. In a word, yes! Most folks respond very favorable a series of acupuncture treatments.

Does it hurt when acupuncture needles are inserted in the body?

For most, it's painless. A slight pinch is all you may feel. Some folks are very anxious or had traumatic experiences warranting a guarded/highly anticipating moment during the READ MORE
For most, it's painless. A slight pinch is all you may feel. Some folks are very anxious or had traumatic experiences warranting a guarded/highly anticipating moment during the procedure. Usually this calms down after a few sessions. It's a very small percentage of folks who find acupuncture too difficult to handle. And yes, there are other ways to apply acupuncture therapy painlessly.