Treat Women’s Diseases with 11.06 Return to the Nest and 11.24 Gynecological Points

By Susan Johnson, LAc, and Eric Renaud, MAc, LAc  Excerpted from: Tung’s Magic Points, Volume One: A Definitive Clinical Guide. Used primarily for women, 11.06 Return to the Nest and 11.24 Gynecological Points are combined to treat all gynecological diseases, such as premenstrual syndrome, menopausal hot flashes and night sweats, infertility, ovarian disease, cyclic migraines, …

Nominations Open for the 9th Annual Alumni Awards

Get Into the Pacific Symposium for Free! As integrative medicine continues to gain recognition and support, it is imperative that we identify models and best practices, as well as challenges and opportunities for growth in integrative healthcare. Pacific College of Oriental Medicine is working with the Academic Collaborative for Integrative Health to educate our communities about advancements, trends, …

A brief history and the future (and name) of Pacific College of…

Yesterday In 1986, before many of its current students were born, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine rose from the ashes of the San Diego branch of the California Acupuncture College (CAC). Pacific College offered its first classes in January 1987 to the few dozen students stranded by the demise of CAC. With a couple administrators …

11 Ways Healthcare Providers Use CBD to Improve Health & Wellness

The United States is at an important point on its path to legalizing medical and recreational marijuana. At the time of this publication, 55 million American citizens report using cannabis. Thirty-four states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands have approved comprehensive, publicly available medical marijuana/cannabis programs, while twelve also …

Acupuncture’s Inclusion in Federal Health Policy

Public Service Announcement The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Pain Management Best Practices Task Force recently wrote a report entitled, “Draft Report on Pain Management Best Practices: Updates, Gaps, Inconsistencies, and Recommendations,”  This report is open for public comment until Monday, April 1st, 2019. The Good News:  In this draft, the Task Force very …

PROVIDING YOUR PATIENTS WITH EXCEPTIONAL EXPERIENCES

A great way to increase patient satisfaction, improve treatment outcomes and receive more money for your services By East Haradin-Phillips, DAOM, LAc “At the end of the day people won’t remember what you  said or did, they will remember how you made them feel. -Maya Angelou (This applies to your treatments as well.) After I …

THE BIRTH OF ACUPUNCTURE ACCORDING TO ROSENBLATT AND KIRTS

The Birth of Acupuncture in America: The White Crane’s Gift is a book on a topic that receives surprisingly little in-depth attention: the origins of clinical acupuncture in the United States. With the West Coast cultural revolution of the 1960s and 70s as a backdrop, this book explores history in an intentionally lighthearted yet significant way. …

Ask the Experts Features Kiera Nagle, PCOM-Chicago Faculty, on Prenatal Massage

Kiera Nagle, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine’s Chicago Campus Director of Asian Holistic Health and Massage Therapy, was recently interviewed by Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine on the benefits of prenatal massage. What are the benefits, according to Nagle? Almost too many to count, including “improving relaxation, sleep and digestion, minimizing nausea, decreasing swelling and supporting a …