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Styles & Types of Acupuncture

Why Learn Facial Acupuncture?
Did you know that 5 years after graduating, 50% of acupuncturists are NOT in an active practice? For those who are in practice, the average ...

The Biomedical Basis of Holistic Acupuncture
The Ancient Art of Acupuncture is the needling of specific points along "meridians" or channels that run throughout our body. Acupuncture can be traced back ...

What are the different styles of acupuncture?
What are the different styles of acupuncture? Acupuncture originated in China but has spread to Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Europe, and America. Different styles have developed ...

Shonishin: Acupuncture for Children
Shonishin pediatric acupuncture (sho=little, ni=children, shin=needle) is a specialized form of treatment for infants and children that became renowned in the 1700s in the Osaka ...

Cupping: How Gwyneth Paltrow Got Her Spots
Film star Gwyneth Paltrow caused quite a stir when she showed up at New York film premiere with round marks on her back from an ...

Historic Points: Acupuncture Needles
Ever wonder where acupuncture needles came from, how they evolved, and how they're used today? Here are some highlights from the history of these ancient ...

Chinese Healing with Moxibustion: Burn Your Ailments Away
Many of us think of Chinese medicine as being synonymous with acupuncture, but even the Chinese term for acupuncture, "Zhen Jiu", literally translates into "Acupuncture ...

Classical Five-Element Acupuncture
For thousands of years, the Chinese have recognized that the Five Elements: Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water exist in everyone, everything, and are essential ...