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Wellness is Our Mission

We work on wellness! When you feel well, everything in your life works better, you're happier, more productive, and it's easier to have fun. That's why our focus is on holistic treatment through acupuncture. Balance is important and when you are out of balance, we are here to help. 

Pain, Stress and Anxiety

Pain is debilitating. It interrupts your life. For any kind of pain - from neck and back pain to the pain of stress and anxiety - we are here to help you relieve pain and restore the balance you need to be happy and healthy.


Feel your best every day!

There’s no time like this time!

When to use Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a versatile and effective treatment for many symptoms and conditions, acute and chronic problems, and is a preventative treatment for many health issues. Acupuncture has been clinically proven to
• Alleviate Pain
• Improve Circulation
• Regulate Hormones
• Strengthen Immunity Against Disease
• Speed Recovery Time from Injury and Surgical Procedures
• Relieve Digestive Problems
• Ease Emotional Issues



Cause of Spring Allergies


Darn Allergies!

I am so not ready for the following symptoms to occur
- Sneezing
- Itchy, red eyes and/or
- Watery eyes
- Itchy nose, ears
- Constant nose running
- Difficulty breathing, asthma

The long, cold winter is over…Spring is ever-so-slowly springing. Which means allergies will be springing as well. So is it back to the drugstore for more meds? Or is this the year you try something different?


Every year more clinical studies come out in favor of using acupuncture vs pharmaceutical drugs to relieve allergy symptoms.

Research shows that acupuncture can regulate the physiological chemicals, cytokines, involved in allergic reactions. When the cytokines are hit with an irritant, it causes inflammation and in turn the allergy symptoms you are used to seeing—sneezing, itchiness, runny nose and eyes…

Acupuncture treatments reduce allergic reactions using a specialized technique aimed at the inflammation points in the body triggered by allergens. Consistent acupuncture treatment helps keep the inflammation down to prevent and lessen disruptive allergy symptoms, so you can get back to enjoying the warm (hopefully) spring weather!

Here’s the Short List of conditions Acupuncture can treat. (the long list)

NatureMed Acupuncture

NatureMed Acupuncture was formed by Oleg Rivkin, who has experience in both Western and Eastern treatments. It is through this lens he concluded that when possible, pharmaceutical-free treatment has the best curative powers for most of the pain and symptoms people express. 


Oleg has worked in holistic healing for over 20 years, much of that time in hospital and clinical environments, alongside physicians and physical therapists. In his own practice, Oleg is experienced in pain management, headaches and migraines, stress and anxiety, neck and back pain, cardiovascular conditions, cancer care, athletic performance and recovery, post-surgical recovery, men’s health, and women’s reproductive health.

Oleg holds a Masters Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, along with a B.S. in Nutrition from the same institution. He has additional, specialized training with Wei Chien Young, O.M.D, R.O.C. in Master Tung’s Acupuncture and trained with Dr. Richard Tan on Richard Tan’s Balanced Method

Licenses and Certifications

  • Licensed Acupuncturist , State of Illinois

  • Licensed Massage Therapist, State of Illinois

  • Certification in Lymphatic Drainage Massage