200 Pleasant Grove Rd., Ste. #6

Community Corners 

Ithaca NY, 14850

(607) 882-2531


Oriental medicine is a medical system that has been used to diagnose, treat and prevent illness for more that 2,500 years. Therapeutic treatments are used to remedy acute and chronic ailments, relieve pain, enhance one's ability to recuperate and strengthen the immune system.

Acupuncture and Oriental medicine offer relaxing and safe methods of treating the body and is well known for it's efficacy and lack of side effects.


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About Our Practitioners

Dana M. Carruth L.Ac. is a practitioner of acupuncture and Oriental medicine, board certified through the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and licensed through the state of New York.  Dana holds a Masters of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine of NYCC in Seneca Falls, New York and a B.A. in Political Science and International Studies from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dana completed clinical internships at the Seneca Falls Health Center, the VA Hospital in Canandaguia, NY,  Lifetime Care in Rochester, NY, and at the Zhe Jiang Hospital in Hangzhou, China. 

Dana implements all modalities of treatment in her Oriental medicine practice: acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, Tuina and other forms of bodywork, as well as, dietary and lifestyle recommendations. In addition to holding a Masters of Science degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (M.S.AOM), Dana is a Macrobiotic practitioner, certified at the Kushi Institute in Becket, MA and certified in the Mei Zen system of cosmetic acupuncture.

Dana treats a wide variety of patients suffering from both acute and chronic conditions dealing with pain, respiratory and digestive problems, conditions of inflammation, stress and emotional issues. Dana is delighted to be practicing Oriental medicine in the community and to offer numerous modalities of treatments that assist the body in restoring itself into an improved state of health and wellbeing.

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Office Hours:

Monday 12pm - 6pm

Wednesday 12pm- 6pm

Friday 8am - 2pm


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200 Pleasant Grove Road - Suite 6
Ithaca NY 14850

(607) 882-2531