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...]

Japanese Acupuncture – What People Think I Do / What I Really Do

Ah..., it's a glamorous life in the Japanese Acupuncture clinic! … [Read more...]

Military Pokes Holes In Acupuncture Skeptics’ Theory

I am liking where the US military is heading with this. Great article, hope you enjoy! February 16, 2012 from WPLN In a fluorescent-lit exam room, Col. Rochelle Wasserman sticks ballpoint-size pins in the ears of Sgt. Rick Remalia. Remalia broke his back, hip and pelvis during a rollover caused by a … [Read more...]

Masakazu Ikeda Sensei – San Francisco – 2012

POWER OF THE CLASSICS Mr. Ikeda will spend the first day reviewing the foundation of Meridian Therapy and how it is used within Traditional Japanese Medicine. It is important to learn the basics deeply in order to build a stronger, deeper foundation on which to build your more advanced knowledge … [Read more...]

Japanese Acupuncture, Needle Head Moxibustion

Needle Head Moxibustion Musculoskeletal problems are some of the most common disorders many acupuncturists see in clinic. Most practitioners know that effective treatments can be performed by needling ahshi points locally and distally along the meridian. What many practitioners don’t know, is how … [Read more...]

The Youngest Deshi in my Japanese Acupuncture Clinic

The Youngest Deshi in my Japanese Acupuncture Clinic My grandson at 6 yrs of age is very comfortable with needle in hand. Gotta love it! … [Read more...]

Japanese Acupuncture works for a sporting legend?

Good to see acupuncture get a bit of positive press, albeit miniscule, especially when it involves one of Australia's sporting legends. Rumor has it Matthew Hayden actually enjoys his Japanese Acupuncture treatment very much and his general health n well-being seems to benefit. Might be a bit of … [Read more...]