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Archives: May 2013

Excerpt From Adventures in Chinese Medicine - The Balance Method of Acupuncture

All acupuncture is about achieving balance, but there is more than one way to do it. I would like to briefly tell you about the Balance Method of acupuncture taught by Dr. Tan who lives and practices in San Diego, California. I consider it to be indispensable and use it regularly with very effective and: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on May 21, 2013

Even Sea Turtles Are Getting Acupuncture!

Acupuncture for animals continues to gain popularity. This weekend CBS reported (see the video here) a story about three sea turtles who are suffering from joint infections. Their joints have limited range of motion which causes them to have difficulty swimming, important for a sea turtle! They are being treated by acupuncturist Claire McManus and: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on May 14, 2013

Happy Mother's Day!

Mom and I at our favorite brunch spot this morning, Shaws Crab House, Yum!

Posted By: tcm007 on May 12, 2013

Where Are You Waiting For?

“I couldn’t wait for success, so I went ahead without it.“  ~ Jonathan Winters

Posted By: tcm007 on May 10, 2013

HELP Get Acupuncture Bill Passed -> PLEASE CALL TODAY!!!!!

I just heard about this and wanted to get the word out: “This legislation clarifies unequivocally that only doctors and acupuncturists can practice acupuncture or use filiform needles for therapeutic purposes in Illinois. Please call BOTH your Illinois house representative and state senator TODAY! Tell him/her: “I live (or work) in your district and would: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on May 8, 2013

Today is Saposnik/Safosnik/Sapoznik Day

100 years ago today my great grandmother arrived in America from Russia with her five sons and was reunited with her husband, my Great Grandfather. My grandmother was born ten months later. I’m glad it was a happy reunion. 🙂 My mother wrote this wonderful post to commemorate the occasion. Today is Saposnik/Safosnik/Sapoznik Day (decreed: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on May 5, 2013