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
Women’s World Cup
IS IT SOCCER OR FOOTBALL?
While the Women’s World Cup is taking place in France, we’re here in Chicago watching because in all likelihood, it’s raining.
Rain can not only mess with your game, it can cause all sorts of sports injuries. Sprains, strains, muscle tears, ACL tears, and Achille’s tendon ruptures to name a few. This is why most pro and national teams have an acupuncturist on staff, or at least on call.
Treating injuries without surgery or drugs means faster healing times, and more complete healing. Acupuncture reduces the inflammation and pain caused by an injury, or repair surgery, and speeds up healing to get players back on the field
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