Total Acupuncture and Physical Therapy

Christine Marcarian, MS, LAc

Acupuncturist & Chinese Medicinal Herbalist & Acupuncture, Cupping, E-stim, Gua Sha in Cedar Grove, NJ

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Meet Ms. Marcarian

Christine Marcarian, LAc, is a licensed acupuncturist, massage therapist, and herbalist. She founded AcupunctureBody, LLC, in 2011 and has worked in healthcare and wellness for nearly fifteen years. 

Christine earned a Master of Science in Acupuncture in 2008 and a Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2010 from the Tristate College of Acupuncture in New York, NY. She studied massage therapy at the Swedish Institute College of Health Science in New York, NY.

Early in her career, Christine Marcarian, LAc, worked in hospital settings and private orthopedic practices. She completed an Integrative Musculoskeletal Externship under the directorship of Dr. Alex Moroz at the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU Langone Health in New York, NY.  

Christine Marcarian, LAc, worked in the pediatric oncology department at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Paterson, NJ, as an acupuncturist and massage therapist for two years. For five years, she worked for the director of orthopedic medicine at the Active Center for Health and Wellness at Hackensack Meridian Hospital before opening AcupunctureBody, LLC, in Cedar Grove, NJ, in 2011.

Christine Marcarian, LAc, is certified in Sports Medical Acupuncture, completing the SMAC program in 2017. SMAC gave her the tools to properly assess, diagnose, and treat various orthopedic injuries and chronic pain. As a certified MELT practitioner, Christine incorporates myofascial release into her acupuncture and massage treatments. She is also certified in oncology acupuncture. 

Christine Marcarian, LAc, is a certified Facial Rejuvenation acupuncturist and Micro needling provider. She believes these are all-natural alternatives to botox injections and other invasive surgeries. With her facial rejuvenation acupuncture patients, she discusses lifestyle habits and changes for whole-body wellness from the inside out.

In her free time, Christine loves spending time with her husband and two daughters. She continually enjoys exploring different modalities of Chinese medicine, Ayurvedic medicine and practicing Qi Gong.