using the RRT to move qi and blood

Webinar: How to Be Great at Treating Pain

At the 2017 Acupuncture Technology Symposium a few weeks ago, Kimberly demonstrated a new technique and tool she uses to open up the channels and move qi and blood to prepare the body for a more successful acupuncture treatment. She’s been doing this in her practice for several months now, and the results are outstanding. This was so well received at the symposium that we felt the need to teach a webinar giving an overview of what’s... Read more

acupuncture technology symposium

Summary: 2017 Acupuncture Technology Symposium

Wow. Over the past weekend members of my staff and I had the amazing opportunity to travel to Rockville, Maryland to put on the first-ever Acupuncture Technology Symposium. We had a wonderful experience and a great time interacting with each other as colleagues and friends. I want to share some some highlights with you from the weekend. This symposium has been in the works for months, and to see the weekend turn out so well... Read more

Health Fair Success Formula

Hello Friends, I’m not sure how things are where you are, but here, things couldn’t be better! Sounds like I’m loving the nice spring weather, right? Well, yes, I am, but that’s actually NOT what I was referring to— No, actually, I’m just trying to spread some good news! See, the acupuncture profession has recently taken a PR beating. I’m sure you’ve seen the ugly headlines and stats: 70% of acupuncturists work part time 25%... Read more

Webinar: 3 things you MUST know about AcuGraph

As you know, we’ve been at this graphing stuff for a while now. So after 14 years and several thousand AcuGraph users, we’ve noticed a thing or two about what makes initial purchasers into successful users, and ultimately into prosperous practitioners. You need to know this too, so we took all the most common questions, usage patterns, and thought processes—and boiled them down into three essential keys to success that determine your return on your AcuGraph... Read more

Acupuncture Stats Infographic

Are You a Negative Statistic?

The Economics of Acupuncture Failure You’re a good acupuncturist. Well-educated, dedicated and passionate to be sure, but are you successful? Now, I don’t mean success, as in serving humanity and helping people get better. That’s a given. No, I mean, are you making a living at it? Can you pay your student loans? Is money a major problem in your life? Of course, I realize there’s more to life than money. But I also know... Read more

Kimberly Thompson L.Ac. and Dr. Jake Fratkin

Webinar: EXTRAORDINARY Tx Protocol for EXTRAORDINARY Acupuncture Results

Best results come when the most powerful treatments are delivered as simple as possible! In February 2017 (right now) Dr. Jake Fratkin is teaching a 2-day seminar about divergent channels and extraordinary treatment protocols. Kimberly Thompson L.Ac. is there, feverishly taking notes and will be teaching a webinar based on her years of experience with AcuGraph and the additional insights she picks up from Dr. Fratkin’s live training specifically about the most robust treatment protocols in... Read more

6 areas of technology your practice can't live without

6 Areas of Technology Your Practice Can’t Live Without

It’s always a challenge to practice ancient medicine in a 21st century setting. More than ever, patients want, need, and expect technology to play a major role in their care. The good news is that the latest acupuncture tech can make your time more efficient, your treatments more effective, and your practice more profitable. The 2017 Acupuncture Technology Symposium The 2017 Acupuncture Technology Symposium will not only tell you, but also show you exactly how to... Read more

Custom Treatment Protocols in AcuGraph

Did You Know? Create Your Own Custom Treatment Protocols in AcuGraph!

Did you know AcuGraph 5 has a built in condition-specific acupuncture treatment protocols? Not sure it’s got exactly what you’re looking for? No problem…build your own! When you’re with the patient, grab a pre-built treatment protocol to instantly add another dimension to your treatment plan. Why should I use Treatment Protocols? If you’re not doing it yet, using Treatment Protocols is a good idea for 3 reasons: Improved Outcomes: In addition to your “root” graph balancing treatment, you can... Read more

Did You Know? AcuGraph Lets You Show Patient Pictures in the Patient List

AcuGraph 5 now helps you build a more personal relationship with your patient. We have built in a fabulous feature which helps you capture and save patient pictures, so you can easily find your patients and remember faces with the names. This can make all the difference in the world when it comes to really connecting with your patient. Do you ever forget the name of your patient? Or better yet, you have the name,... Read more

AcuGraph Help

AcuGraph Help! How Do I…?

We have a lot of users who are NEW to AcuGraph. Welcome! No matter how long you’ve been a customer, sooner or later you will need AcuGraph help. You will want to read this blog post if you fit ANY of the following categories: AcuGraph is BRAND NEW to you. You recently made the jump from AcuGraph 4 to AcuGraph 5. You haven’t been using AcuGraph for awhile and want to get a fresh start.... Read more

Webinar: Presenting for Profit: 10 Minutes to Practice Growth with AcuGraph

How to present yourself, your practice, and your medicine for maximum impact and practice growth. What do you say when you are going to do an acupuncture presentation? Do you get stressed thinking about how to prepare and what to cover? This got “real” for Kimberly a couple of weeks ago when she was invited to give a presentation to her networking group. 30 women, 10 minutes, anything she wanted to say or do. So,... Read more

Auriculotherapy Interview with Dr. Adrian Larsen and Kimberly Thompson L.Ac.

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 patient, how she gets instant results, and why she uses this as her go-to marketing tool to lock-in new patients. No matter your experience or... Read more

Who Wants Acupuncture Referrals?

Do you love getting acupuncture referrals? AcuGraph loves helping you grow your practice. In fact, AcuGraph is so popular, we often get phone calls from patients at our corporate headquarters who are looking for AcuGraph practitioners in their area. We’ve changed some things in AcuGraph 5. Your subscription to AcuGraph 5 allows you to be a part of our  free acupuncture referral directory. It will be worth your while to learn a few things. Are you listed in our... Read more

Acupuncture Technology Symposium 2017

Acupuncture Technology Symposium 2017

Miridia Acupuncture Technology is sponsoring the first-ever Acupuncture Technology Symposium in May 2017. The Symposium will be held at Johns Hopkins University Montgomery Campus in Rockville, Maryland. Acupuncture is age-old medicine, but in this ever-changing, technology-driven world, the advancements in both objective acupuncture documentation and cutting-edge treatment tools and techniques should be at the heart of every acupuncture practice. This 3-day symposium will cover many topics of technology-based acupuncture. From measurement and analysis to treatment and... Read more

Can Acupuncture Stickers work too?

Did You Get a Sticker?

I voted, did you? Did you get a sticker? Did you proudly post a selfie with your sticker on social media, telling the whole world that you did something you believed in? Most of you are plenty tired of hearing about the election but bear with me for a moment while I share something really COOL! The December 2016 issue of Acupuncture Today just hit the mailboxes. Have you seen it? I wrote an article about... Read more