Answering Clinical Questions by Investigating the Research Evidence: An Acupuncture/Atrial Fibrillation-Based Example

By Leslie McCoy, DAOM and Anna Smith, DACM  Atrial fibrillation (AF) has emerged as a nascent global epidemic that poses a growing global disease burden.1,2 In the United States, AF affects approximately 9% of those aged 65 years or older.3 It is the most common clinically significant arrhythmia and is acknowledged as one of the …

Report of Findings of a Clinical Case on Lyme Disease

By Deidre Chupalio Acupuncture has been around and able to treat a multitude of mysterious symptoms and illnesses over its 3000-year history, including the most common vector-borne disease in North America, Lyme Disease (LD). LD is transmitted by ticks infected with the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi. The course of the disease varies among individuals, with the …

Telemedicine for Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine: Free Webinar Series

Check out the links below to access great information about telemedicine for acupuncture and Chinese medicine professionals and other practice building tips . These are challenging times for us all, and we love seeing how so many of us are pulling together resources to remain strong and connected. Thank you Lhasa OMS and all the …

Chinese Medicine for Fall: Feel Your Best with Advice from the Experts

The official first day of the fall season was Sept. 22. While fall weather can vary dramatically by location, one sign of autumn is common in every climate: it’s dry. We caught up with Pacific College faculty member and acupuncturist, Dong Ji, OMD, PhD, LAc, at our San Diego clinic to find out what this …