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Who Hasn’t Poked the Kardashians?

May 25, 2012

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This is one of my favorite examples of how awful Keeping up with the Kardashians is. No really, it’s my favorite example of one very big misconception of acupuncture. Apparently, Khloe has been feeling stressed and is willing to try anything to relax. She tries acupuncture, doesn’t like it, and doesn’t feel relaxed. It probably […]

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Validation

May 14, 2012

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First of all, as an acupuncturist, I really don’t feel like I can care about how Western physicians and scientists perceive acupuncture. I mean, how legitimate is validation from a bunch of people who cannot figure out if eggs are actually good or bad for you. Still, for my patients’ sake, it would be nice […]

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The Musculoskeletal Fixation

April 19, 2012

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Everyone, including acupuncturists, kind of wants to know HOW acupuncture works. Okay, maybe not everyone, but if you start really thinking about the idea of someone sticking needles in your skin and making you “better” you are likely to conclude that it doesn’t work or that it’s magical. Scientifically minded individuals, however, may prefer to […]

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