Celebrities who endorse acupuncture

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Celebrities who endorse acupuncture

Jennifer Lopez – The 43-year-old mother of twins told OK! magazine she used acupuncture therapy to drop 15 pounds.

Sheryl Crow – In 2006, Crow was treated for breast cancer and went on to raise awareness about the importance of early detection. She also said her treatment was supported by the use of acupuncture treatments and herbal formulas.

Jennifer Aniston – After heeding the advice of long-time friend, Sheryl Crow (see above), Aniston decided to use acupuncture while preparing for motherhood. An insider said it “reduced her stress, made her skin glow, helped her with weight loss and made her happier,”

Kim Kardashian – A photo posted to Instagram earlier this year shows a beautifully made-up Kim Kardashian with a dozen or so needles in her face. The photo read, “Oh just relaxing….”

Sandra Bullock – The star told the BBC in 2002 she requires acupuncture as a contractual perk before she agrees to take part in a production.

Matt Damon – In 2008, a photograph of this celeb hit the net, raising questions that were eventually answered by his rep: “Matt had a terrible spasm in his neck/back and he had to have acupuncture, those are acupuncture needles in his ear.”

Celine Dion – In 2004, CNN reported Dion was 14 weeks pregnant with twins – a result the couple credited to supplementing the IVF treatments with acupuncture..

Robert Downey, Jr. – This Hollywood stud attributes his two-decade run of good health entirely to Chinese medicine.

Penelope Cruz – According to ABC News, the actress was sporting acupuncture seeds in her ear at the premiere of her new movie, “Venuto Al Mondo”.

Mariah Carey – Another believer in acupuncture for fertility, Daily Mail reported Carey used daily treatments to battle stress and personal difficulties that contributed to her inability to conceive.

Natalie Portman – In 2011, Daily Mail said the actress told Marie Claire magazine that she used acupuncture to supplement her exercise routine and overcome stress during her pregnancy.

Stephen Collins – This movie star frequently raves about acupuncture on Twitter, including this post from last April:

“Acupuncture! Like a little vacation in my day…for those who’ve never done it, you’ be AMAZED.”


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Jadranka Perl is licensed by the Board of Medicine in Massachusetts and the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline in Rhode Island. Additionally she holds certification in Sports Medicine Acupuncture in MA and RI. She is one of only seven certified Sports Medicine Acupuncturists in the entire state of Massachusetts, and the only one in the entire state of Rhode Island.