Many of you are probably familiar with Dr. Andrew Weil, who is a champion of integrative medicine and a best-selling author and speaker. His quote above concerning medical doctors and TCM training highlights the importance of a well-rounded approach to healing. Acupuncture has been proven to be an effective treatment for a variety of conditions. […]
I came across an article on Arirang News concerning the efficacy of acupuncture for allergies. Researchers at the Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine found that test subjects who received acupuncture had fewer nasal symptoms. Read the full article here: Oriental Medicine Beats Allergies with Acupuncture
Are licensed acupuncturists (L.Ac,’s) more adept when it comes to the ancient healing practice than any other practitioner performing acupuncture? Based on the training and education needed for licensure, the answer is yes. There are vast differences in the qualifications among “acupuncturists,” which is why it’s essential to seek treatment from a licensed practitioner. To […]
A headline in December read, “Amanda Seyfried passed out during acupuncture session on Les Miserables set.” The claim is actually misleading and ties into several themes we’ve addressed on this blog. Acupuncture sometimes gets a bad rap because unlicensed practitioners perform it and the public rarely receives enough information to differentiate between acupuncture and undertrained […]
Awesome post from Nadine LAc. This should ease your mind if you’re interested in acupuncture but afraid of needles. Great visual.