We are dedicated to bringing you the most up to date, innovative information in the field holistic health care. We focus on both alternative and complementary medicine. Complementary medicine is used together with conventional medicine. Alternative medicine on the other hand, is used in place of conventional medicine. We believe in prevention; we know that education is an essential component in prevention.
The Pacific Acupuncture Symposium was held at the Catamaran Hotel in San Diego on November 8-11, 2012. I have been attending the symposium since it's inception 24 years ago. I always get a quiver of excitement as I park my car and walk towards the hotel, anticipating the wealth of valuable information I am about to receive. And I'm never wrong! Jack Miller, the dean the San Diego campus, takes great care in selecting the cream of our profession to continue to enlighten us, year after year.
According to a new study published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, acupuncture may relieve shoulder pain after a stroke.
Acupuncture is the practice of inserting needles into specific points along the body as a means to relieve pain & treat disease.
Combining Traditional Chinese Medicine With New Fertility Treatments Increases Pregnancy Rates
Lorne Brown Dr. TCM, clinical director of the Acubalance Wellness Centre, will discuss recent research on Chinese Medicine and fertility, as well as a new study on how CoQ10 may improve egg quality, in a free public talk entitled “Age and Fertility: Can You Turn Back the Reproductive Clock?” on February 7, 2012, at the Pekoe Tea Lounge in Vancouver.
In a recent study conducted by researchers at the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Shanghai Research Institute of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, shows that acupuncture is an effective treatment for Crohn’s disease.
Oh, the comfort of a nice face and ear rub while a veterinarian is inserting tiny needles into the fur on your back. Dr. Stuart Clark-Price, a University of Illinois veterinarian says "The needles are part of the Acupuncture treatments Pompey, an 11-year-old pug, gets twice a week – and they represent her only hope of standing on all fours and walking again."
Dr. Suzanne Friedman is an acupuncturist, herbalist, and doctor of medical qigong therapy. She received her doctorate degree (D.M.Q.) in Medical Qigong Oncology from the Beijing Western District Medical Qigong Science and TCM Research Institute in Beijing, China.
Jean Marie Exavier, 2010 Earthquake Survivor, Leogane, Haiti tells us....."After the disaster,I get many trouble, you know, because I lose many friends. When the first AWB team coming here, they explain me about the acupuncture. I take the first therapy. I feel so good. There's no stress, pain for me. I sleep well. After that, I explain this to the other people. They agree with me. ... But now I can tell you the truth.
Studies show conclusively that acupuncture works for certain health conditions—but no one knows exactly why.