The Perfect Marker Pen For Moxibustion Practitioners

Turns out, it's the retractable Sharpie Permanent Marker. Seriously, it's perfect for so many reasons: Number 1 Biggest Reason: It's Reusably Sterile! This attribute appears to apply to the entire Sharpie Permanent Marker range. Apparently, the ink contains a solvent called n-propanol, … [Read more...]

Explaining Moxibustion To Your Patients

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Moxibustion in Japanese Acupuncture

Japanese Acupuncture approaches moxibustion very differently to orthodox TCM. In this short video Adam talks about the application of Chinetskyu or Heat perception Platform Moxibustion. A little controversial and definitely entertaining Adam on Chinetskyu Moxibustion … [Read more...]

Japanese Acupuncture/Meridian Therapy Workshop, San Francisco

Power of the Classics, Liver Deficiency Syndrome Presented by Edward Obaidey Convened by the International Acupuncture Network. In March this year I was privileged to attend this excellent Japanese Acupuncture/Meridian Therapy workshop. Sadly, Masakazu Ikeda sensei was unable to present this year, … [Read more...]

Japanese Acupuncture – Contact Needling

This is an excerpt from a lesson on the World Acupuncture Learning Program in which we discuss the proper technique for applying contact needling to the surface of the skin. This seemingly simple Japanese Acupuncture technique is excellent for deficient patients or can be applied to accentuate any … [Read more...]

Japanese Acupuncture for Ulcerative Colitis

This video is a description of an effective Japanese Acupuncture treatment for Ulcerative Colitis using very gentle non retention and very superficial retention needling. We offer an online learning program that teaches the techniques and theory discussed in this video at World Acupuncture … [Read more...]

Japanese Acupuncture for Infants

It may not look like much is happening here, but if you have been watching and listening to our videos you may be aware of the results that we get in clinic using gentle, fast, non retention Japanese Acupuncture needling. Children and Infants respond even better to this style of acupuncture point … [Read more...]

Japanese Acupuncture Treatment for Ankle Injury and Sports performance

The techniques and theories used in Japanese Acupuncture are diverse and truly holistic. Athletes not only respond brilliantly to the aspect of treatment aimed at their musculoskeletal complaints, they are also keenly aware of any subtle shifts or lifts in their mental focus and energy levels that … [Read more...]

Japanese Acupuncture Study Camp with Ikeda Sensei 2011

In November, 2011 Masakazu Ikeda sensei held a study camp at his clinic in Imabari, Japan. Participating in this camp were members of the Nan Jing study group that meets up monthly on the Gold Coast, Australia. All of the participants were students of Acupuncture practitioners in Australia who … [Read more...]

What you might not but perhaps should know about Japanese Acupuncture

I really want to communicate to you the diversity of Japanese acupuncture treatment. Many patients are under the mistaken impression that acupuncture is only good for relieving pain, musculoskeletal problems and fertility treatments. I would just like to recount 5 short case histories to help … [Read more...]