Category: Acupuncture Courses

Acupuncture And Olympic Games

| May 6, 2010 | 1 Comment | 361 views
Acupuncture And Olympic Games

Athletes must keep at the top of their form and shape: muscles, tendons, joints, reflexes, mind and calculations must be finely tuned. The whole being must be ready for the utmost effort when the body is is pushed at its limits. The limits of the limits. The body is like a string stretched to its [...]

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Acupuncture Degree Requirements

| May 4, 2010 | 0 Comments | 224 views
Acupuncture Degree Requirements

The traditional Chinese practice of acupuncture is gaining ground in America and is becoming one of the fastest growing fields in alternative medicine. In the past two decades more and more doctors have been legitimizing the practice of acupuncture as real medicine. A number of schools now have the accreditation to award degrees in this [...]

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The Nine Needles Of Acupuncture: Really For Modern Times?

| May 4, 2010 | 0 Comments | 310 views
The Nine Needles Of Acupuncture: Really For Modern Times?

In the first book supposedly written (or compiled) on the subject of Chinese acupuncture, Qi Bo the minister gives his advice to the Yellow Emperor who wants to know which kind of needles should be used. The text is in the first chapter of the second part of the Neijing, called the Lingshu. This second [...]

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Acupuncture - Healing That Helps

| May 3, 2010 | 0 Comments | 148 views
Acupuncture - Healing That Helps

Is not always necessary for you to look for a traditional healing technique if you are experiencing back pain.  As a matter of fact, some natural techniques may be able to help you overcome the pain, even when medical science is unable to do so.  One of the reasons why this is the case is [...]

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Top Ten Questions to Consider When Choosing an Acupuncture School

| May 2, 2010 | 0 Comments | 219 views
Top Ten Questions to Consider When Choosing an Acupuncture School

Choosing which school to attend for your acupuncture training is a big decision. Here are the Top Ten questions to consider when choosing an acupuncture school: 1. What tradition of acupuncture is taught at the school? There are many traditions of acupuncture and different thought systems surrounding the art. There is Japanese acupuncture, Traditional Chinese [...]

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What to Think about the Acupuncture Channels?

| May 2, 2010 | 0 Comments | 149 views
What to Think about the Acupuncture Channels?

This topic is one of the few but strong stumbling blocks which the western scientific mind confronts when approaching the theories underlying chinese acupuncture. Depending on the nature and the training background of each person, the reactions can vary from direct rejection to blind belief. That is why in acupuncture courses there is such a [...]

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What About Energetic Acupuncture?

| May 1, 2010 | 0 Comments | 175 views
What About Energetic Acupuncture?

A few days ago I received a call from a woman who told me this: "I have just been to see my GP, and she told me that for what I was suffering I should consult an acupuncturist, but not any kind of acupuncturist. It must be somebody dealing with energetic Chinese acupuncture, which is [...]

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Five Element Acupuncture

| April 30, 2010 | 0 Comments | 387 views
Five Element Acupuncture

Find Five Element Acupuncture Training and Therapy in the United States and Canada. Five Element Acupuncture is one of many types of ancient acupuncture therapies. Designed to treat body, mind and spirit of individuals, Five Element Acupuncture is known to bring about whole harmony within the body by using the Five Element Theory of acupuncture. [...]

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What about acupuncture needles?

| April 29, 2010 | 0 Comments | 306 views
What about acupuncture needles?

The fundamental question: how to do acupuncture? needs a complicated answer, but in a pragmatic way one should always start with: using a needle. This is a straightforward statement but which leads nowhere but rather opens a can of interrogations. Being the "king" of instruments in Chinese acupuncture, it is the object of many discussions. [...]

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New Research Shows Acupuncture More Effective for Low Back Pain Than Conventional Treatment

| April 28, 2010 | 0 Comments | 299 views
New Research Shows Acupuncture More Effective for Low Back Pain Than Conventional Treatment

Acupuncture is almost twice as effective as conventional therapy at treating low back pain, new study says. Over 1,100 patients with a history of chronic low back pain lasting on average 8 years took part in clinical trials. Traditional Chinese Medicine acupuncture was tested against the effects of sham acupuncture (placing needles in non-acupuncture points [...]

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