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About eresko

I am a licensed Acupuncturist and NCCAOM Board certified Diplomat of Oriental Medicine. I live in Hailey, Idaho, where I have an Acupuncture practice, Erin Hill Acupuncture as well as a type of Integrative Wellness Care practice, Tune Up. I am also a Level I & II certified Kettlebell Instructor and teach private classes in the Wood River Valley, Idaho. I have been very active in sports and athletics since I can remember. I received my BS in Integrative Physiology at the University of Colorado @ Boulder. In my practice I utilize all modalities to help get you where you want to be, whether with Acupuncture, Nutrition, or Kettlebell training. I am well versed in treating Sports specific conditions; pain, injuries, strains & sprains and use my knowledge of the body both from a Chinese Medical standpoint and a traditional Western one; a concept that most of my patients are familiar with. In addition, I incorporate my knowledge of the physical body & how we move, where restrictions, pain, or tightness may reside and how that, in turn, affects the internal organs or vice versa. For each individual that walks through my door, I am able to assess what each person needs as far as therapy to achieve their goals. Each person is different, inside and out and treatments should reflect that. Among my modalities, I use Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs, Tuina (a type of Chinese bodywork), Japanese style Acupuncture, Moxibustion, Nutrition, and Lifestyle coaching as well as my Kettlebell training for rehab and for improving one's fitness level.

Fall & Chinese Medicine

“Best of all, he loved the fall” Ernest Hemingway I have seen this quote all over social media for the past week and agree wholeheartedly with Mr. Hemingway.  I do love the fall.  The weather, the leaves, the light are … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Year of the Fire Monkey!

As you may already know, this Monday, February 8th marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year.  We are transitioning from the soft, nourishing, feminine, Yin energy of the Wood Sheep into the mischievous, playful, Yang energy of the Fire … Continue reading

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Keep Calm and Holiday On

Happy 2014 Holiday Season! Tips for the Holidays… Be well and stay happy this holiday season The Holiday’s can be stressful for some.  The colder temps, lack of daylight, the many holiday parties, sugary treats and lack of downtime all … Continue reading

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The New Science of Stretch & Alternative Medicine

What is the science of stretch?  And is it related to the science of Acupuncture?  It just so turns out there was some majorly eye-opening research done recently on just what happens when we stretch and how that is similar … Continue reading

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How Does it Work?

I get asked this question all the time.  After all, the practice of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine is somewhat of an enigma, a vague medicine that people either swear by or disregard as snake oil.  In fact there is a … Continue reading

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