Nice Guidelines Back Pain

A Major Setback for Acupuncture and What To Do About It

30 November 2016 – Today the UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published an update to its guidelines for the management and treatment of low back pain.  Acupuncture was removed as a recommended treatment. This decision reverses the recommendations of the 2009 committee, who recommended it on […]

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Introducing Mary Elizabeth Wakefield

What steps do you take to become a successful Acupuncturist?

Mary Elizabeth Wakefield is recognised internationally for her outstanding work as a leader, mentor and expert in facial acupuncture. As a long term friend, supporter and contributor to Acupuncture Professional, ​we were privileged to be able to spend some time with Mary for this live video interview.  The interview is available to […]

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Greek Acupuncture? Dr Alexandros Tilikidis reveals historical similarities between ancient Greek medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Could it be that the Greeks used a similar system of meridians and needles in their ancient practice of medicine? Featured Bonus for Readers of this Post: Beneath this video is a link to download a comprehensive presentation by Dr Tilikidis comparing and contrasting ancient Greek meridians with those of […]

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Acupuncture for IVF and Assisted Reproduction: Interview with Lianne Aquilina & Irina Szmelzkyj

The management of infertility using acupuncture is an expanding area of practice because it is safe, effective and saves on costly medical interventions. It is also an excellent adjunct treatment for people undergoing assisted reproductive treatment, such as IVF. This 10 minute interview showcases the new book “Acupuncture for IVF and […]

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Value for Money

Since this is acupuncture and TCM … so let’s get philosophical about money! Money, as we know, has no inherent value. It only represents value. And value is what we create when we do caring, loving, exciting, important, useful … and sometimes just really cool things for other people. And to do those […]

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