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Acupuncture Training – Sharon Sauer on Treating the Shoulder

Trigger point expert Sharon Sauer shares decades of experience on treating the most common type of shoulder pain she sees; pain in the front of the shoulder. She explains how this is commonly caused by trigger points in the infraspinatus muscle, introduces some range of motion tests to help determine if the infraspinatus is the cause, and which part of ...

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Acupuncture Training – David Legge on Treating the Shoulder

I interview David Legge, getting his thoughts on the concept of Qi and his valuable insights on treating the shoulder. About the Guest David Legge is an author and senior practitioner of acupuncture. He has made valuable contributions to the field with his books on treating musculoskeletal pain and on elucidating the concept of the Jingjin. Books by the Guest ...

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Acupuncture Insertion Training Tool!

This video will guide you step by step to make a handy dandy spring loaded acupuncture needle insertion training tool! If you watch the video on the Ashi Acupuncture Youtube channel, you’ll be able to navigate the video using the time annotations in the description.

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AJ Adamczyk Interview

In this episode, I interview AJ Adamczyk a successful acupuncturist in New Jersey. AJ uses electro acupuncture (EA) a lot in his practice with good results. He shares his insights and a protocol for sciatica. At one point, I also mention some of the “forbidden points” for pregnant women. For the interested reader, here are some links that call into ...

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Interview With Acupuncturist Jason Tutt

So glad I could get Jason Tutt of needlechat.com for this interview. In this video, we talk about the concept of Qi, apprenticing with a mentor, ashi acupuncture, trigger points, prolotherapy, scope of practice issues in Canada, and Jason’s website needlechat.com. If you watch the video on the Ashi Acupuncture Youtube channel, you can click on the time links in ...

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How To Use Your Acupuncture Practice Pad

This is the practice that I was taught by Chen Naiming, head of the acupuncture department of the Shandong provincial hospital, when I studied acupuncture in China. This will build up your hand strength and sensitivity and pay big dividends in your clinical practice. Here’s the article on how to make the practice pad. The video for making the pad ...

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TDP Lamp overview, maintenance, and repair video

In this video, I detail common steps that will keep your TDP lamp working like new. If you watch the video on the the Ashi Acupuncture You Tube Channel, you’ll be able to use the “time links” in the description to move quickly to the segment you wish to watch.  

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Acupuncture Kung Fu – Developing Hand Skill

Making a Practice Pad When I was in acupuncture school (in the late 80’s and early 90’s), little emphasis was placed on developing “hand skill” i.e. improving needling skill. I hope that has changed, but it probably hasn’t. It wasn’t until I met Dr. Naiming Chen, head of the acupuncture department of the Shandong provincial hospital, that I was seriously ...

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