Acupuncture, Physical Therapy and Pilates with Russ Stram PT, LAc.
I first experienced acupuncture as a treatment for my own sports injuries. Acupuncture allowed me to be pain free and improved my energy for work and sports. It was empowering to feel in control of my health again and I committed myself to the study of acupuncture while working full-time as a PT. In 2005, I moved to Tokyo and started my own acupuncture physical therapy practice. While there, I also renewed my passion for running and completed the Tokyo Marathon. As of 2017, I have run Tokyo 4 times, NYC twice and a 140.6 Ironman at Mt. Tremblant, QB. As an avid runner and intermittent triathlete, acupuncture has always provided me with the most complete treatment. The whole body can be treated with great results in fewer sessions.
My experience combining acupuncture and physical therapy includes treating patients for sports injuries, pre and post orthopedic surgery, and repetitive strain. I have treated people for digestive complaints, headaches, insomnia, anxiety and fatigue. Every individual brings a diverse set of complaints and experiences to their picture of health, so it is so important to receive a thorough evaluation and individualized care.
Masters Degree in Acupuncture, Tri-State College of Acupuncture, New York, NY, 2005.
Masters Degree in Physical Therapy, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, 1999
Psychotherapy, Mindfulness, Yoga with Kaori Stram, LMHC
I am a psychotherapist and yoga & meditation practitioner, based in NYC.
After graduating from New York University with MA in Counseling, I have worked at a variety of settings, including outpatient mental health clinics, a college counseling office, and community based organizations to assist diverse client populations with different age and ethnic backgrounds.
I work with adults (18+) in individual psychotherapy for various issues such as anxiety, panic, depression, insomnia, PTSD, interpersonal trauma such as domestic violence, sexual assault, and childhood sexual/physical abuse, as well as stress management/relaxation.
My therapy style is collaborative and relational, and is informed by a healing-oriented, attachment-based psychotherapy model called AEDP (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy), with emphasis on mindfulness & compassion practices.
In addition to my clinical work, I offer a monthly self-care classes, which incorporates yoga, mindfulness and meditation as self-care tools.
I have my true passion in utilizing this mind-body practice to enhance our psychological health and overall well-being.
WHAT OUR CLIENTS HAVE TO SAY:
"I started receiving treatment from Russ in the fall of ’07 six months after a prolonged injury began keeping me out of training.
"I had Russ’s treatment many times in Tokyo and he is the one who helped
"Kaori has a soothing voice, and her teaching and instruction of poses is integrated with music. I feel good and calm after her class."
"I have always felt pushed in my past yoga classes. Kaori is the first teacher who taught me how to respect my body and stay within my limit."