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...]

Exercises for patients – Neck and Shoulders

Japanese Acupuncture therapy can include needling, moxa, massage, exercise and lifestyle advice. There are many simple and beneficial exercises that you can learn yourself and then teach to your patients that improve the mobility and strength of joints, rejuvenate energy, calm the mind and build … [Read more...]

Japanese Acupuncture and Safe Ondan Moxibustion

In Japanese Acupuncture we often use Ondan rather than crude moxa for needle head moxibustion. Using tape to stabilize the protective cardboard guards is essential in many situations as clearly demonstrated in the images below. … [Read more...]

Acupuncture used to treat Marines during deployment

Acupuncture used to treat Marines during deployment More military acupuncture! Perfect for maintaining health and keeping up morale. I think acupuncture is such a good complement to other medic skills. … [Read more...]

Needle Head Moxa – In clinic video

We recently posted about the effectiveness of Needle Head Moxibustion in clinic. Here is the link if you haven't read the article. This video is a demonstration if it being used in the clinic. We hope you enjoy this video from our Japanese Acupuncture clinic. … [Read more...]