Body U n b o u n d Acupuncture was established in 2004 upon graduating from TriState College of Acupuncture. My name is Jodi Rose. I have over 10 years experience treating many different patients. Originally I had also been a patient of Acupuncture for quite some time, where I became acquainted with the many wonders of this historical medicine. When I was 23 years old, I was involved in a major car accident which left me in chronic pain for 7 years. After many years of physical therapy, MRI's, CAT scans, and visits to many other doctors, I was lucky to be told that all was well in my body. But I was not functioning, frustrated with the western outlook on health, in severe pain, and depressed. It wasn't until I found acupuncture that my world changed. The physical pain diminished to a small extent each time I had finished a treatment, but more interesting to me, my hope and spirit felt lifted. A palpable experience for an elusive concept of self. I was finding my way back.
Prior to my experience with Acupuncture the definition of it was all I could understand. Small sterile needles inserted into a body in order to move qi, blood,and oxygen. It resonated with me on some levels, enough that I would try it because I was desperate. But how it started to resonate with my physical being, my mind, and my spirit was so much more than I could ever have imagined. My heart became open to healing and I felt safe and nurtured. I became fascinated and fell in love. I knew then that this was something I had to study and practice.
Since 2004 here in NYC and Brooklyn, I treated many clients on and off. Sometimes more off than on because I took time to care for my daughter who was born in May of 2008. When she was in Kindergarten I did start regularly practicing acupuncture again. Early that year in 2013, we moved to North Carolina from Brooklyn. In Durham, NC, I worked with many clients at a therapeutic massage facility where I was the sole acupuncturist. Patients there presented with a wide range of muscular skeletal and systemic issues. Recently we moved back to Brooklyn, NY. While I was very sad to have to say goodbye to many wonderful people whom I treated, I do look forward to practicing here once again.
Thank you for taking the time to read about my story.