Acupuncture, cold laser and manual medicine combined with nutritional and herbal supplements provide a safe, effective way treat pain and injuries, become well and stay healthy, naturally!

"Acupuncture therapies are specialized medical modalities used for the restoration and preservation of health; influencing circulation of the nervous, endocrine, lymphatic, immune and vascular systems to establish equilibrium and correct the origins of disease; empirically and scientifically proven effective for extensive applications in complementary and alternative medicine."
- Dr. Terence McCormick, DAOM, LAc

The Relief Center specializes in the treatment of chronic and acute pain along with general health and wellness care to address a wide variety of health concerns.

In an official report, Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials, the WHO (WHO) has listed the following symptoms, diseases and conditions that have been shown through controlled trials to be treated effectively by acupuncture:
- low back pain;
- neck pain;
- sciatica;
- tennis elbow;
- knee pain;
- periarthritis of the shoulder;
- sprains;
- facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders);
- headache;
- dental pain;
- tempromandibular (TMJ) dysfunction;
- rheumatoid arthritis;
- induction of labor;
- correction of malposition of fetus (breech presentation);
- morning sickness;
- nausea and vomiting;
- postoperative pain;
- stroke;
- essential hypertension;
- primary hypotension;
- renal colic;
- leucopenia;
- adverse reactions to radiation or chemotherapy;
- allergic rhinitis, including hay fever;
- biliary colic;
- depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke);
- acute bacillary dysentery;
- primary dysmenorrhea;
- acute epigastralgia;
- peptic ulcer;
- acute and chronic gastritis.

Highlights, Specialties & Features

  • Pain Management & Injury Care
  • Laser Acupuncture (acupuncture without needles)
  • TCM Weight Loss Programs
  • Botanical and Nutritional Medicine
  • Manual Medicine - Tui Na

Professional Associations & Certifications

  • American Association of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
  • Acupuncture Society of New York
  • North American Association of Laser Therapy

Serviced Areas

  • Albany, Troy, Latham, Balston Spa, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady

Payment Options

  • Credit Terms Available, Debit Cards, Financing Available, MasterCard, Money Orders, PayPal, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks, VISA

Contact Details

  Person Dr. Terence McCormick, DAOM, LAc
  City Clifton Park , NY
  Zip Code 12065
  Address Clifton Park Rd
  Phone Number (518) 250-2273
  Mobile (518) 250-2273

Business Representative

Dr. Terence McCormick, DAOM, LAc

Owner & Director

Dr. Terence McCormick, DAOM, LAc is the clinic director of The Relief Center in Clifton Park, NY. He has been in practice since 1989 providing care to people of all ages around the world in various clinical settings. He has provided well over thirty thousand treatments using acupuncture and manual medicine throughout his over twenty years in professional practice. The combination of experience, skills, knowledge and compassion makes him a leader in his field.

Some of his patients have included legendary athletes, famous musicians, television and movie stars. He uses acupuncture, low level laser and manual therapies to treat a wide variety of pain and injury conditions in both children and adults. He currently holds acupuncture licenses in multiple states including New York. He is a specialist in non-needle laser acupuncture, cold laser, manual therapies and botanical Asian medicine to treat various musculoskeletal and neuromuscular pain in addition to other health conditions. As the areas leading expert in his field, he combines Eastern and Western techniques with a wealth of knowledge and healthcare experience. Terence has been interviewed on various radio and television news programs locally and throughout the country regarding health topics in the field of acupuncture and cold laser therapy.

Dr. Terence was a master's level instructor at two acupuncture and Oriental medicine colleges and was a doctoral fellow at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. He holds a bachelor's degree in pre-med/public health from William Paterson University in Wayne, NJ, and holds both a master's and doctoral degree from OCOM,in Portland, one of the first accredited programs of its kind in the US. As a doctoral fellow he completed advanced clinical training at Oregon Health Sciences University's Pain Center. He has completed internships within acupuncture, herbal medicine and manual therapy wards at two hospitals while completing a post graduate internship at the World Health Organization's International Acupuncture Training Center at Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Nanjing, China. Additionally, Dr. Terence is a graduate of the New Jersey School of Massage, now The North Jersey Massage Training Center.