Telemedicine or Telehealth for Acupuncture Practices during Covid-19, an Attorney Point of View – Joseph R. Borich III, J.D

Little doubt exists that telemedicine, or more properly telehealth, is here to stay unless COVID-19 wipes us out, sends us back into the stone age, or so ruins the economy that even this non-face-to-face healthcare treatment is no longer available. The virus has certainly made people afraid to venture out of their homes and turn to video calls. More likely, COVID-19 will result in the expansion of telemedicine, not just in the United States, but around the world, albeit expanding in different ways. […]

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My Experience on the TCMzone Training & Study Program in China, May 2019 -Bruce Gustafson, LAc., DAOM Fellow, Associate Dean Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine

I had been looking for a few years for the right time in my busy professional life to have the opportunity to travel and study TCM in China. With my eye on the TCMzone sponsored tour and their previous successes, I signed up for the May 2019 tour and study. It turned out to become…

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Practitioner Corner: August Spotlight, Byron Barth, L.Ac.

If you’re reading this you are more than likely involved in someway (practitioner, doctor, administrator, teacher, TCM business or sales) in this wonderful healing medicine/art. We are all truly lucky and blessed to have found Traditional Chinese Medicine as a way to heal people naturally and fulfill our own purpose. My path began in the fine…

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Practitioners Corner: July Spotlight, Dr. Yoon Hang “John” Kim, M.D., MPH

I was drawn to medicine after reading my father’s medical text book in Korean which advocated combining the strengths of Eastern wisdom with Western sciences. My journey to become a healer began as a chemist researching protein chemistry and pharmacology. After deciding to pursue a more clinical path, my medical training led me through family medicine,…

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Practitioners Corner: June Spotlight, Dr. Yueying Li, L.Ac.

Medicine has always been my passion since my youth. I discovered the amazing healing effects of Chinese Medicine from my own personal experiences of treating sports injuries and skin conditions. I have been practicing Chinese Medicine for 34 years, in China, the UK, and currently in Los Angeles California. I earned both my medical degree and Chinese Medical…

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Practitioners Corner: May Spotlight, Dr. Pamela Robbins

It is a privilege to discuss my thoughts on TCM and Acupuncture and relate some of my observations on the incorporation of its use in Western hospital settings. As a native of Singapore, I am a third-generation practitioner of Traditional Oriental Medicine. One could say I was raised in the medicine.  Both my grandfathers were herbologists…

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Practitioners Corner: April Spotlight, Dr. Yiwen Su

Traditional Chinese Medicine is not only the medicine of the past, but also of the present and of the future. I feel blessed to have received such intensive training in the origin of this medicine, inherited the valuable knowledge and skills passed on by the true masters of the older generations and witnessed the healing…

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Practitioners Corner: January Spotlight, Dr. Hua Bing Wen, B. Med., MS, L.Ac.

Medicine is the only profession I ever considered. I earned my medical degree from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine in 1987 and then my Masters of Science in Integrated Clinical Medicine. I have always believed that every patient deserves personalized treatment and so this is how I conduct my practice. Based on the individual conditions, I design a treatment…

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Practitioners Corner: December Spotlight, Haihe Tian, Ph.D., A.P

I started my training back in 1982 at one of the top medical schools in China, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine where I studied both Chinese medicine and Western medicine for 6 years. I continued my Master and Doctoral programs by following Dr Dong, Jian-hua, the most famous TCM gastroenterology expert in China. I moved…

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Changing Seasons and Transitioning into the Metal Element

by Sherri Taylor, L.Ac., MSOM, FABORM As summer comes to an end, we prepare for another season change, transitioning into fall. How do we prepare our patients to stay healthy during the time of transitioning from summer (yang) to fall (yin)? Chinese Medicine describes our innate ability to harmonize our biological clock with nature.  Naturally,…

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TCMCeuticals, A New Approach to TCM

An Interview with Dr. Jipu “Dan” Wen by Jennifer Knapp Hi Dr. Wen, thank you for taking the time to talk with me about our newest brand of professional herbal formulas, TCMCeuticals. I’m so excited about this new offering from TCMzone and would like to share some of your insights on this novel approach to…

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Common Herbs to Start Your Herbal Pharmacy

With all the herbs and formulas we study, how do we choose specifically which herbs and formulas to begin with, so they are not sitting on the shelf for long periods of time before being sold? As I mentioned in my previous blog, there are specific things you want to consider when building your herbal…

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Let’s Begin Building Your Herbal Pharmacy

By Sherri Taylor, L.Ac. With all the herbs and formulas we study, how do we choose specifically which herbs and formulas to begin with, so they are not sitting on the shelf for long periods of time before being sold? As I mentioned in my previous blog, there are specific things you want to consider…

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Starting Your Herbal Pharmacy, Part 2

This blog is the second part in a series on starting your herbal pharmacy.  In this section I will cover some helpful tips to get started with your herbal pharmacy and the benefits associated as a licensed healthcare practitioner. – By Sherri Taylor Why Should I Have An Herbal Pharmacy? Herbal Medicine is a great way…

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