WEBINAR- Power in the Protocol: AcuGraph and the Kidney Return 5/5 (4)

We’ve all encountered patients who, for whatever reason, seem to have very little qi available with which to work. Such patients can be challenging, and may not respond well until their qi has been replenished. One of the first steps in treating such patients is to rally what qi reserves... Read more

The Pointoselect Digital: My New Favorite Auriculotherapy Tool – Part 2 5/5 (8)

In my last blog post I talked about some exciting NEW changes in auriculotherapy technology. If you haven’t read part 1 of this series, you can access it here: Part 1: The Pointoselect Digital: My New Favorite Auriculotherapy Tool Before I talk more about the Pointoselect Digital, I feel the need... Read more

The 3-Level Acupuncture Balance Part 4: More on the Divergent Channel Balance 5/5 (9)

The 3-Level Acupuncture Protocol balances the Primary Channels (to regulate circulation of qi and blood), the Eight Extraordinary Channels (to regulate the musculoskeletal body), and the Divergent Channels (to regulate the internal zang-fu organs). If you haven’t read the previous blog posts in the 3-Level Acupuncture Balance series, you can... Read more

Webinar Follow-up: Patients are Getting Better, Faster 5/5 (10)

Do you remember when I began teaching practitioners the importance of a six treatment series? I came up with my “magical” number of six because, at the time, six was typical. When treating a patient with a difficult condition, I’ve found that a series of visits is most effective. It... Read more

Auriculotherapy Interview with Dr. Adrian Larsen and Kimberly Thompson L.Ac. 5/5 (12)

Dr. Adrian Larsen sat down with Kimberly Thompson L.Ac. for an auriculotherapy interview her about  her experience with the technique. They cover everything from what she learned in acupuncture school, to how she used the technique in clinic, how she adapted her own clinic to use it with practically every... Read more

Why you need to build professional referral bridges 5/5 (9)

————————————– Wanted: Successful Acupuncturist Seeking well-educated, charming, and nicely groomed acupuncturist who gets good results. Must have good communication skills and polite bedside manners. Practical experience in the field of bridge building is a MUST. ————————————– If this ad were for a real position, would it apply to you? Why... Read more

Why the Heck is my Back Weak? 5/5 (7)

Recently, I had a regular wellness patient ask me this question: “Why the heck is my back weak?” That is a really good question–but not such an easy answer if you are thinking in terms of TCM theory. According to TCM there are multiple reasons including Kidney Qi Deficiency, Kidney Yang... Read more