Ancient Remedies for Modern Lives


The Source-Luo Point Combination – by David Twicken

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Learn which acupuncture schools are considered the best in the US in 2015.


Mayo Clinic Radio: Integrative Medicine

Complementary and integrative medicine is now playing an increasingly important role in modern health care. On the next program, Dr. Brent Bauer, director of the Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program at Mayo Clinic, outlines the contributions integrative... read more

The Top 10 Acupuncture Schools in the U.S. in 2015

#1- Oregon College of Oriental Medicine #2- Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine #3- New England School of Acupuncture #4- AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine #5- National College of Natural Medicine #6- Five Branches University: Graduate School... read more

The Evolution of Alternative Medicine

Via The Atlantic: When it comes to treating pain and chronic disease, many doctors are turning to treatments like acupuncture and meditation—but using them as part of a larger, integrative approach to health. Read the article in The Atlantic... read more

Cupping Therapy For Back Pain Relief

If you’re suffering from chronic pain—migraines, arthritis, back pain—the ancient Chinese treatment “cupping” may be the answer to your problems. Read the whole article on Back Pain Relief Daily here: photo by Mark... read more

The 10 Best Acupuncture Schools in the U.S. posted the national rankings of acupuncture colleges in the United States. The rankings are based on the results of peer assessment surveys sent to acupuncture school deans, other administrators and/or faculty at academic institutions... read more

A Guide to Proper Hydration

There’s a lot of talk about water lately, especially in California. It’s really a big problem, the lakes and reservoirs which feed our state with water are drying up and the Governor has imposed a mandatory 25% reduction in water use. It’s enough to make anyone feel... read more

Complementary Medicine in the VA

According to a 2011 survey, nearly nine of 10 VA facilities offered at least one CAM therapy. While more CAM studies are needed, research on these practices has been picking up. The research topics reported on include acupuncture therapies, mindfulness-based stress... read more

The Benefits of Acupuncture For Singers

Acupuncture can be useful for the vocal performer, for several reasons. It often works immediately. When properly done, it has a very low complication rate. It can be repeated as necessary, and, over time, it has a cumulative benefit beyond its immediate effect. It... read more

Spring Into A Healthier Liver

Spring is officially upon us, and it is a wonderful time for cleansing and renewal. Spring is associated with the wood element, which governs the liver and the gallbladder. This is the best time of year to focus on balancing and cleansing the liver/gallbladder through... read more

Recovery Melt Down

Why the world’s leaders in health, performance and rehab are abandoning ice as a recovery tool. There simply is no evidence that it works. Rest doesn’t seem to be the best course either. So much for the R.I.C.E. protocol… but then again, R.I.C.E. is not... read more

Should You Trade In your Antiperspirant?

There is a lot of controversy about what really gets absorbed through the skin and how far that absorption actually goes. Our skin has many layers, so yes, it’s a long path into the bloodstream. But when talking about delicate areas like the underarms, that are in... read more

Acupuncture in the NFL

Many of the NFL’s toughest players are looking to acupuncture to stay strong and healthy. Read the whole article over on the Men’s Journal here. Related: Acupuncturist Treats 40 N.F.L. Players in 4 Cities. Read the New York Times article... read more