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In 1980, Daniel R. Schwartz had been going to a chiropractor for a number of sessions for a hip and shoulder problem. After getting only temporary results, the chiropractor introduced him to a man who was in his first year of acupuncture school, and who agreed to treat him to get some experience needling people.

In the early 1970s, he developed a peptic ulcer, leaving him with a compromised digestive system. After getting good results with the hip and shoulder, he noticed that his digestion also started improving. This prompted him to ask the man why and what was happening to his body, but unfortunately, his acupuncturist friend didn't know. Daniel was advised to go to the Acupuncture School and ask someone there. So he did.
Daniel R. Schwartz - Acupuncture in North Dartmouth

When he visited the school, the president sat down with him and explained why his digestion improved; that by bringing the body into a state of balance, often people find their other symptoms, even though not addressed directly, do improve. This is also why some people come in for a 'tune-up' periodically.

The school president also said that his prying questions would make him a good acupuncturist, and so he chose to study acupuncture. Since then, it has been nothing less than a very rewarding experience and has become a lifelong passion of his. He loves helping people feel better and get better. Daniel has passed the baton forward, treating 5 others who have since become acupuncturists.

His Education & Training

Daniel R. Schwartz graduated from the New England School of Acupuncture in 1984 with post-graduate studies in traditional Chinese herbal medicine with Dr. Chun-Han Zhu, for 3 years. In addition, he studied Kanpo Yaku, Japanese herbal medicine with Miles Roberts, OMD, from 1985 to 1986. To further his education, he also had post-graduate studies in Japanese acupuncture methodology, privately in a small group with Kiiko Matsomoto.

Daniel also studied Tui Na, Chinese medical massage, with Dr. Ping Chan for 2 years. In 1989 he was trained in acupuncture detox at the world famous Lincoln Hospital in Bronx, New York. He did an assistantship at the Lemeul Shattuck Hospital in Roxbury, Massachusetts at their pain and stress clinic in 1983, and later served 2 3-year terms on the Board of Trustees of the New England School of Acupuncture from 1996 to 2002.

In addition to his education, Daniel Schwartz was an assistant instructor at the New England School of Acupuncture from 1985 to 1987, where he created, planned, and implemented a remedial program for students. He also taught acupuncture theory and point location at the Bradley Institute in 1988 and 1989.

As a lecturer he has spoken to professional groups for continuing education credits, such as the Southeastern Massachusetts Physical Therapists Association at St. Luke's Hospital, the Nurses Association at Parkwood Hospital, and the Occupational Therapists of SE Massachusetts at Charlton Hospital. He also led a seminar on reflex sympathetic dystrophy for the Massachusetts Acupuncture Society for continuing education credits.

To further master his skills in the field of acupuncture therapy and treatment, he worked with Dr. John Myerson in his Acupuncture in different Shaman workshops from 1996 to 2006.

The Real Daniel

Daniel, or Dr. D as he is musically known, is also a professional musician. Since 1971, he's had a passion for playing Latin, African, and Afro-Cuban percussion and has done much studying to master the arts.
He studied African drumming with Babatunji Olatunji, Abdoul Doumbia, and Issa Coulibaly and Afro-Cuban music with Ritchie 'Pablo' Landrum at the Berklee School of Music. To keep his education and passion going, Daniel later privately studied with master congueiro Giovanni Hidalgo.
After mastering the arts, Daniel has practiced, played, and recorded with many musical talents, some for 20 years including:
  • Bobby Greene
  • Coleus
  • Stan Strickland
  • Tanya Hart
  • Yaya Dialo
  • Tavares
  • Eddie ''Stack'' Ames
  • Duke & the Drivers
  • 17-Piece Band, the Southcoast Jazz Orchestra
Daniel also provided the relaxing sounds for Dr. John Myerson's Shaman Workshops from 1996 to 2006, where he played a variety of Tibetan singing bowls, gongs, and bells to provide a sound tapestry for the participants. Learn more about your acupuncturist.
Contact our acupuncture clinic today in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, to schedule your appointment for acupuncture services to help your body heal itself.