Herbie Berger

Herbie Berger was one of the first people to become an Acuscope Therapist in 1979.   Herbie has a fascinating history with the Acuscope, leading up to having a highly successful practice for many years in New York City.

You’ll find him combining Acupuncture, Acuscope-Myopulse Microcurrent Therapy, and Manual Therapy at:

3111 Broadway Suite A/2
New York City, N.Y 10025
Phone or Text:  212-534-8505
herbieberger@earthlink.net

 Herbert Berger, DIPL.ABT  (NCCAOM) 

History: 

  • 1979 - 1981 – Assistant in Veterinary Electro-Acupuncture Treatment Center

  • 1981 – Denver Avalanche, Major Indoor Soccer League.  Installed Acuscope and treated players during season

  • 1982 – Acuscope Therapist for the San Francisco 49ers Football Team.
      Traveled with the team during the season when Joe Montana and the “Niners” won the SuperBowl
     
  • 1983 – San Francisco Giants Baseball Team.  Installed and Trained Staff.  First Major League Team to evaluate and use the Acuscope

  • 1983 – Featured Speaker and Panelist at the first Electro-Therapy Sports Medicine Seminar in San Francisco
Photo left, from left to right:
  • Dan Audick (49er Offensive Tackle); 
  • Hal Wyatt, ATC (49er Assistant Trainer); 
  • Herbie Berger (Acuscope Therapist); 
  • Lindsey McClain (49er Head Trainer);
  • Ray Wershing (49er Field Goal Kicker)
  • and the Electro-Acuscope

  Photo left, is the Panel of Speakers 
  at the first Sports Medicine Seminar
  (Herbie - far left, Lindsey, Dan, Ray) 





Herbie treats Lawrence Pillars (Defensive Tackle) for back pain in the 49er Locker Room. Lawrence was the first player treated with Acuscope modality; because of the success of his therapy, Herbie was invited to become part of the Medical Staff for the remainder of SuperBowl Season!


Fred Dean (Hall of Fame Linebacker) is seen here in the locker room being treated by Herbie using the Acuscope for head and neck trauma.



History Cont'd:

  • 1983 - 1985 – University of Hawaii Rainbows
    The first university football team to evaluate Acuscope/Myopulse for an athletic dept.  Herbie installed the equipment, trained the therapists, and stayed on as a staff member to oversee treatments.

  • 1984 – Member of the US Olympic Medical Staff at Olympic Headquarters Summer Games, Los Angeles, CA.

  • 1985 - 1987 – Introduced Acuscope/ Myopulse System to professional NBA basketball; New York Knicks.
     
  • 1987 - 1990 –  Electro-Acuscope Therapist at The Osteopathic Center for Dance Medicine; installed multiple systems for acute and chronic treatment  (Manhattan, N.Y.)
  • 1991 - 1999  Member of the medical staff for the NYC Ballet; Dr. Richard Hamilton, Medical Director.

  • 2003 - 2005 – Visiting practitioner for the Miami City Ballet working with Artistic Director and Founder, Mr. Edward Villella.

  • 2003 - Present – Visiting practitioner for Anti-Gravity Acrobatics and Gymnastics Company.

  • 2006 - Present – Visiting Practitioner Gyro-tonics New York (Dance Exercise Rehab System).

  • 2007 – Visiting practitioner Cirque De Soleil.

 Additional Accolades:

  •  1993 – AMMA Certification - Kodenkan Judo School.

  • 1998 – Black Belt - SHODAN from Professor Ramon Lono Ancho, Senior Judo Master.

 

 


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