Sports Medicine & Pain Management


Joseph Bonacci, M.S., L.Ac. is a Licensed Acupuncturist in the states of New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.  Joseph is the owner of Tiger Acupuncture which is conveniently located at 20 Nassau St., on the corner of Nassau and Chambers St., adjacent to Princeton University.

Prior to moving his practice to Nassau St. in 2015, Joseph worked for four years with Princeton Sports and Family Medicine, headed by Dr. Richard Levandowski, graduate and former Team Physician and Director of Athletic Medicine at Princeton University.

Joseph holds a Master of Science Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Tri-State College of Acupuncture in Manhattan, as well as a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Carnegie Mellon University.

In addition to these courses of study, he also has taken extensive interest in Bagua, a form of Chinese Internal Martial Arts, Tui Na (Chinese Medical Massage) and Contemporary Medical Acupuncture.

Beyond his professional and academic pursuits, Joseph has also volunteered his time and skill to the Global Alternative Healthcare Project (GAHP) and DESEA Peru, organizations who provide free healthcare to communities within the US and abroad who otherwise have no access to health services.

Michael Bonacci, M.S., L.Ac. is a Licensed Acupuncturist in the state of New Jersey who practices at Tiger Acupuncture.  

Michael holds a Master of Science Degree in Acupuncture from the Tri-State College of Acupuncture in Manhattan and graduated cum laude  from Rider University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Sciences.

Michael has also taken extensive interest in Bagua, Tui Na, and Contemporary Medical Acupuncture and has completed a one year internship in these studies with Tiger Acupuncture prior to joining the practice.

Additionally, Michael maintains a National Coaching License for youth soccer as a previous coach and trainer.  Since 2015, he has also served as a Player-Manager for Tiger Acupuncture FC, the year-round Over-30 Men's Soccer Team currently sponsored by our practice.

Finally, on any given evening Michael may also be found sitting in with various local music groups as a lead guitarist who has years of experience in rock, blues and reggae.