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.… Read the rest »
Covid-19 Was In The House
TCM & COVID-19
Our skills don’t just benefit our patients, but our families as well
Amy Mager, DACM, L.Ac., FABORM, Dipl.OM
In December 2019, we were all hearing about COVID-19 in China and Europe. On March 1st, the first case arrived in Westchester, NY. My Mom’s elder community went into immediate lockdown. Upon hearing that news, my husband and I spoke of retrieving 5 of our 6 children who were in school or working in NY, Boston and Philadelphia.… Read the rest »
I am a graduate of American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine in Houston, TX where I spent 4 years earning my Masters of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (MAOM). I am also a graduate of The American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Roseville, Minnesota where I have obtained Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM). I am a national certified and Taxes State Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist. Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Pediatric Massage Therapist.
It is the goal of my practice to help patients improve and maintain optimal health through prevention and natural healing.… Read the rest »
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 the greatest study and travel experience I’ve had, and far exceeded my expectations.
After a direct flight to Beijing and checking in to our comfortable, modern 4-star hotel, we took advantage of an extra day before the formal tour started.… Read the rest »
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 and TCM doctors. While holding earlier business-related degrees from Brigham Young University/Hawaii, I earned my Cardiovascular degree from Santa Fe College in Gainesville, Florida and my Traditional Chinese Medicine Training from East-West College of Natural Medicine in Sarasota, Florida and with that received National Board certification with NCCAOM. … Read the rest »