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.… Read the rest »

Practitioner Corner: June Spotlight – Amy Mager, DACM, L.Ac., FABORM, Dipl.OM

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 »

Practitioner Corner: February Spotlight Belinda He, DAOM, Dipl.OM (NCCAOM), LAc, LMT, CPMT

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 »

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 Clinic+Bruce_headshotprevious 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 »

Unlock the Mind to Find Your Calm with TCMzone’s New MindKalm® by Sherri Taylor, L.Ac.

It is my pleasure to introduce the newest addition to the TCMCeuticals line — MindKalm®, a new formula designed to soothe Liver Qi stagnation with phlegm misting the mind disturbing the Shen. As its name suggests, MindKalm® helps unlock the mind by sherri-taylor-smalltransforming phlegm, clearing heat and moving the stuck energy of the Liver Qi to clear the mind, creating more peace and harmony within. This formula may help people experiencing emotional distress and mind-body imbalance due to phlegm heat and Liver Qi stagnation*.
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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 wayByron_Cropped to heal people naturally and fulfill our own purpose.
My path began in the fine arts (Theater BA and English), with a degree from York University, in Toronto in 1991. I was a late bloomer, so to speak, because it took 6 more years after theater arts graduation for me to discover the healing arts.
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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 Kim-John-MD croppedpharmacology. After deciding to pursue a more clinical path, my medical training led me through family medicine, preventive medicine, public health, acupuncture, Tai Chi, and integrative medicine.
As a residential fellow at the University of Arizona, I was fortunate to train with Dr.
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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, YueYing Li (2)_croppedthe UK, and currently in Los Angeles California. I earned both my medical degree and Chinese Medical education and training in China in 1983. I then completed an advanced dermatology specialty training in China. In addition to my practice, I have always loved teaching Chinese Medicine. 
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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. OnePam Robbins L.Ac.5 (2) (002) 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 »

TCMzone, a US Pioneer of Granule Herbs for Healthcare Practitioners

By Sherri Taylor, L.Ac.

TCMzone, LLC is a leading national herbal product company located in Tempe, Arizona that has raised the standard of Chinese Medicine.   TCMzone utilizes high quality contract manufacturers in Japan and China.  TCMzone’s specialty is modernizing Chinese Medicine by offering the ancient wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine and providing a modern day use of Chinese Herbals for practitioners to give to their patients.  One of the ways TCMzone does this is by providing herbal granule products to providers to take place of decocting raw herbs.  … Read the rest »