Microcurrent-Assisted Yoga for Low Back Disk Injuries

This article is about a simple, yet remarkably effective method to help your patients who are suffering with low back pain (or yourself) This technique is an example of how acupuncture, microcurrent stimulation and physical therapy can be combined advantageously to...

Color Light Acupuncture: Some Interesting Cases

One modality now generating tremendous excitement among acupuncturists and other health care practitioners is color light therapy. This excitement is due to its remarkable effects at helping to resolve so many challenging and frustrating patient conditions of the body...

Facial Rejuvenation: Good Medicine?

During my years of teaching, I have heard various attitudes expressed about so-called “facial rejuvenation” by my acupuncturist students. The significant profit potential of offering this service seems to be a major motivation for most to want to learn it, yet many...

The Heart of Healing: Restoring Our Original Program

What really happens when a person shifts from chronic physical or emotional pain to enjoy a new, expanded experience of wholeness? Is it due to a shift in brain chemistry? Is it a change in the body’s bioelectrical patterns? Or is it a spiritual phenomenon? The “heart...

Four Step Treatment – Great Loops

Those of us who have studied acupuncture have had to deal with massive amounts of often confusing and contradictory information. This includes TCM (traditional Chinese acupuncture), Japanese meridian work, auricular therapy, Korean hand acupuncture, electrical...

Treatment of Bells Palsy

Average # of treatments: First patient-5 treatments, second patient-10 treatments. Frequency of treatments: Three times weekly. Physical symptoms: Both patients presented with left Bell’s palsy, the first patient with less than functional strength, and severe left...

Treatment of Bilateral Rotator Cuff Tear

Application brief #9403-NS-4 submitted by Paula Bell PT, based on one case. Average # of treatments: 16 Frequency of treatments: Twice weekly. Physical symptoms: Shoulder pain. Etiology of injury/condition: Unknown, work related. Method: Four pads, two each shoulder...