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Acupuncture and TCM Articles

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Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine Articles

Acupressure Analgesia: Providing Pain Relief During Labour

Eight acupressure points for women and their support people prior to labour. This is usually in the context of one half-hour session around the 36th week of the pregnancy. How to locate the points, their indications and the various ways they may be used in a hands-on manner.

Acupuncture and Emotion

An ancient text, the "Huang Ti Nei Ching", compares the function and position of internal organs to hierarchies found in an empire. For authentic practitioners of Oriental Medicine, the interplay of Organs/Emotions/Spirit is inescapable.

Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation

Practioners of facial rejuvenation base their treatments on the ancient Chinese five-element theory, which allows them to understand their patients in terms of the five energetic archetypes (wood, fire, earth, metal, water).

Acupuncture FAQ

Learn the history, Western influence, yin/yang and the 5 elements, vital substances & meridians, and what to expect on treatment day. Acupuncture is far more than just a pain-blocker... it is one of the fundamental methods of healthcare in all of Asia.

Ancient Medicine for a New Millennium

Currently, over 4,000 students are enrolled in Oriental medical colleges in the US. Here, the author describes the currriculum at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.

In The Land Of The Blind

While it is Chinese acupuncture that has taken the lead in the practice of Oriental medicine in the west, interest is increasing in some of the other traditions and a growing movement in Japanese acupuncture is beginning to emerge.

Is Your Clinic Scaring Patients Away?

Do you hear that muffled gasp and the sound of footsteps fading down the hall? It’s your clinic door squeaking closed on the patient you’ll never see.

Reflexology: "Sole Searching"

The feet are the mirrors reflecting physiological conditions throughout the body. Blockages of blood, breath or energy, any disease, injury, illnesor tension in the body is reflected on the corresponding reflex area of the foot.

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