Acupuncture theory can readily be applied to the “strange, rare and peculiar” symptoms that arise out of dysregulation in the autonomic nervous system in people who have been unable to complete a self protective response. Here’s a presentation I made for Acupuncture Students. MUIH-1-15coregroup
I had the opportunity to tell A Veteran’s Story on a National Conference Call with VA Medical Center Directors and Chiefs of Staff. This portion of the call was sponsored by the VA Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation. Here’s the text of the call: Laura Krejci, Associate Director, Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation: Today we have a poignant story to share that illustrates how we can support Veterans in their journey to recovery through a personalized, whole health approach. The Washington DC VA Medical Center is one of our Patient Centered Care Centers …
Here’s a link the website of the Integrative Health & Wellness Care Program at the DC VA Medical Center.
Check out this video — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUuHkce6V9M&list=UUBvOzPLmbzjtpX-Htstp2vw it explores acupuncture at the DC VA’s Integrative Health & Wellness Care program.
The Maryland University of Integrative Healing published my article in their August Alumni e-newsletter. Enjoy!
Over 100’s and 100’s of years, Chinese medicine explored patterns and associations in health and illness. They identified 5 constitutional predispositions or types. These types are based on a system of correspondences. These correspondences, which include certain organs, emotions, senses, body tissues, psychological challenges and gifts associate with one another at the interface of body, mind and spirit. They are unique to Chinese medicine. The dramatic disorganization of energy or qi caused by traumatic stress will primarily manifest in one of these 5 distinct constitutional or personality types, each one named for their associated pair of meridians. This diagnostic framework …
Article recently published in Medical Acupuncture: Design and Rationale of a Comparative Effectiveness Study to Evaluate Two Acupuncture Methods for the Treatment of Headaches Associated with Traumatic Brain Injury