Welcome to the Blog

Welcome to Six Fishes new website! Although I have always received great feedback about the old site, it was in needs of refreshing. We have lightened up the look of it and I finally have a blog feed and space to post articles with information about acupuncture, Chinese medicine, nutrition and wellness.

Blog posts will be mostly topical, relating to Chinese medicine, but will also dovetail with other parts of my personal and professional life. They will be directed at both patients, as well as practitioners.

For those of that know me, and those who wish to know me, you are aware that in addition to a busy practice that is focused mainly on internal medicine, women’s health and pain management. I also oversee the Chinese herb department at the Won Institute of graduate studies, I am in the home stretch of a 45 chapter book on case histories of ear, eyes, nose and throat disorders and I own a compounding herb dispsary that services my practice as well as other practitioners near and far.

I also am a city gardener. Owning two homes next door to one another in the city allowed me to create an amazing urban oasis. Stay tuned for pics of this year’s garden as it gets planted and grows.

I love to cook and used to do it professionally, first in my mother’s natural foods restaurant in Brooklyn and then up the ladder to fancy French restaurants. I’m glad I get to live in such a vibrant food town.

I am honored to share my office with two skilled practitioners: Tansy Briggs, L.OM, an acupuncturist with a specialty in homeopathy. Also, new to Six Fishes is Jennifer Harrison, LMT. Jennifer is a masseuse with broad and comprehensive training in a variety of modalities and massage techniques.

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Regained my core strength back – A simple paragraph of words does not do Cara Frank justice. Cara started treating me a few months ago when my family doctor and several specialists could not help. I have had numbness and weakness in my extremities for 6 months and they could find no treatment to help my symptoms. Cara Frank helped me with her expert skill in Chinese acupuncture and herbal therapy. Today, my strength and energy is back. I feel less stress and more empowered. My numbness is minimal and I am myself again. If you are considering Chinese acupuncture treatment, go to see Cara!