Oregon Laws & Details
Medical doctors and ostepaths may practice acupuncture without specific training.
Acupuncture is not within the scope of practice of podiatrists, physician assistants and chiropractors.
A physician may not supervise an acupuncturist unless the physician is also a licensed acupuncturist.
NOTE: Look for a physician with formal training in the practice of acupuncture. Acupuncture and Oriental medicine is an art and a science that takes years to master. While any licensed physician can stick needles into you, for a positive experience and results, find an acupuncturist with experience treating a similar condition (with acupuncture) to what you have.
Oregon Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
PO Box 14615
Portland, OR 97293-0615
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Q: I have had migraines for several years now and have just started to have acupuncture, I have only had three treatments but already I do not need my daily pills. Can you tell me how often you would say I needed to have acupuncture?
A: It is very difficult to say how often you should have treatments. With the positive response that you have had to treatment, it sounds as ... Read More