NEW Professional Development Course

Course Details The 'Introduction to Japanese Acupuncture' course has been designed to give students and practitioners of TCM a general understanding of Japanese style Acupuncture. It sets the foundations of understanding that a practitioner of TCM needs so that they may incorporate the techniques … [Read more...]

Ikeda Sensei’s Latest Book

Ikeda Sensei is one of the most prolific authors on Oriental Medicine. Unfortunately for westerners, most of Sensei's written work is only available in Japanese. Some of Sensei's work is being translated into English by very scholarly practitioners. This is slow painstaking work, owing to the … [Read more...]

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...]