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Adam Perna

Acupuncturist

Dr. Adam Perna is a top Acupuncturist in Roseland, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Adam Perna is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Adam Perna is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Adam Perna is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Roseland, NJ, Dr. Adam Perna is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
6 years Experience
Adam Perna
  • Roseland, NJ
  • New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Can acupunture decrease my body weight?

Acupuncture can help with weight in couple of ways: 1) it can reduce cravings, normally with some ear points just as used in smoking cravings; 2) if something is unbalanced in READ MORE
Acupuncture can help with weight in couple of ways: 1) it can reduce cravings, normally with some ear points just as used in smoking cravings; 2) if something is unbalanced in how your body processes food, body points can help that if it's the case. However, you can eat through whatever treatment is used, so if an over-eating diet continues, unfortunately, the treatments can only do so much.

Can I go to an acupuncturist to get rid of my abdominal pain?

Yes, acupuncture does very well with stomach issues. It is actually one of the better issues Chinese med helps with. However, if it is Crohn's disease, I have seen it alleviate READ MORE
Yes, acupuncture does very well with stomach issues. It is actually one of the better issues Chinese med helps with. However, if it is Crohn's disease, I have seen it alleviate some symptoms, but unfortunately, it is not a cure and more a band aid when pains surface.

Does having acupuncture hurt?

Stress yes, headaches a high % gets fixed. Does it hurt? Truthfully, some points do. I, personally, try to fix problem fast so I go more aggressive with needles. However, it should READ MORE
Stress yes, headaches a high % gets fixed. Does it hurt? Truthfully, some points do. I, personally, try to fix problem fast so I go more aggressive with needles. However, it should not scare you, if a point does hurt on insertion, it is only as bad as a quick prick, not any lingering pain.

Will I have to get acupuncture throughout my life?

Most truthful answer to that is many times the treatments needed will last according to how long you had pain. So, if it is an issue you have had for 20yrs, then most likely yes, READ MORE
Most truthful answer to that is many times the treatments needed will last according to how long you had pain. So, if it is an issue you have had for 20yrs, then most likely yes, you would need to get treatment as a maintenance, something like taking a pain pill, it may not be needed every week once pain goes away, but it most likely will come back in a reduced state. If it is a fairly new pain, less treatment may get rid of it all together.

Can acupuncture help in treating GERD?

Quickest answer is yes. Stomach issues are one of the most successful things I've personally seen acupuncture help. Skin issues would be one of the more difficult ones.

Does acupuncture help in treating skin disorders?

Now this is just my personal experience, skin issues is one of the hardest things to treat. Now, if from Chinese med side of evaluation, we could find what is causing the issue READ MORE
Now this is just my personal experience, skin issues is one of the hardest things to treat. Now, if from Chinese med side of evaluation, we could find what is causing the issue lets say because of digestion, then, yes, you would have better shot than lets say a genetic cause. Needles are good for most issues, but with skin you may need needles and herbs. I personally do not do herbs, so, if you call an acupuncturist with herbal experience, I would think you may have a higher % chance to help your sister.

How is arthritis treated with acupuncture?

Acupuncture, in short, would try to reduce inflammation and boost your system to fight the pain. The nerve endings the needles manipulate tell your brain to not feel the pain as READ MORE
Acupuncture, in short, would try to reduce inflammation and boost your system to fight the pain. The nerve endings the needles manipulate tell your brain to not feel the pain as bad.

How effective are acupressure slippers?

I do not know the slippers. I would say if they are cheap, give it a shot. However, no way will it compare to going to an acupuncture clinic and getting an experienced evaluation. READ MORE
I do not know the slippers. I would say if they are cheap, give it a shot. However, no way will it compare to going to an acupuncture clinic and getting an experienced evaluation.

Is acupuncture helpful in boosting fertility?

Yes, acupuncture has helped many fertility issues. Well worth trying.

My wife has no drive for sex. Will acupuncture be able to help at all?

You are in the right ball park. Her issue may very well be stress related also. Acupuncture, in short, attempts to balance unbalanced body systems. So, after a proper evaluation, READ MORE
You are in the right ball park. Her issue may very well be stress related also. Acupuncture, in short, attempts to balance unbalanced body systems. So, after a proper evaluation, we could see what is off balance. Once identified and treated, boom, you have a good chance of helping your problem.

Can acupuncture treat my digestive disorders?

Yes, personally, I find acupuncture helps with digestion very well. I would put it at top 3 things on a scale that it helps (skin issues being on the low end).