On Saturday, September 24, from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m., East West College of Natural Medicine is offering free acupuncture treatment at its campus clinic (located at 3808 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota) for veterans and active duty members. The event is sponsored by the Florida State Oriental Medical Association (FSOMA) and all procedures will be performed by local licensed acupuncture physicians.
The night following qualifications, Michael Phelps (an American gold medalist swimmer) was seen at the pool arena in Rio de Janiero prepping for his first Olympic swimming match with what appeared to be multiple purple circular markings on his upper body. Within minutes, social media went into a frenzy questioning those strange markings. Within 12 hours, the source beyond those circular marks was explained in one word, cupping.READ MORE
It would seem that the general consensus surrounding massages is that they are some type of indulgent luxury. However, with a little review and research, the health benefits of regular massages prove that it’s not such much self indulgence as it is a wellness necessity.READ MORE
As adult literature continues to determine the efficacy of acupuncture, the utilization and awareness of acupuncture in the treatment of pediatric conditions is also gaining increased attention. Through various examinations of 43 pain clinics in North American children’s hospitals, approximately a third offered acupuncture services. The findings focused on prevalence rates of children being referred for acupuncture as well as the acceptability of the children’s parents.READ MORE
Acupuncture is proclaimed to be the newest “oldest” profession rapidly growing in the United States. Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM) has been in use for thousands of years around the world because it has withstood the test of time proving to safely relieve many common health complaints. However, acupuncture is on a significant rise in the US.READ MORE