For Your Amusement
"The natural healing force within each of us is the greatest force in getting well."
All you want to know about Acupuncture.
Find out about traditional and modern acupuncture, theory and practical applications of acupuncture, history and more - without promotional or commercial bias.
What is new?
Time To Talk About CAM
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH For Immediate Release: Friday, June 6, 2008
According to a national consumer survey conducted by NCCAM and AARP, almost two-thirds of people age 50 or older are using some form of CAM...
PATIENT TIPS FOR DISCUSSING CAM WITH PROVIDERS
-- When completing patient history forms, be sure to include all therapies and treatments you use. Make a list in advance.
-- Tell your health care providers about all therapies or treatments -- including over-the-counter and prescription medicines, as well as herbal and dietary supplements.
-- Take control. Don't wait for your providers to ask about your CAM use.
-- If you are considering a new CAM therapy, ask your health care providers about its safety, effectiveness, and possible interactions with medicines (both prescription and over-the-counter)...
You are visitor #
This page last updated: 8-Jun-2008
Monthly Health Page.
From the Archives of
the Federal Hill Gazette.
What does "organic" food mean?
...product cannot lawfully be labeled "organic", unless the farm has been inspected by an agency authorized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the product meets precise standards. The USDA now owns the word "organic"...
Bio-morphological rationale for laser stimulation of myofascial trigger points and acupuncture points.
by Alex Tatevian DA and Artem Grush MD, Foundation for Research in Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine; Department of Anesthesia, Harvard School of Medicine.
With various means of point stimulation granting comparable effect, the least invasive techniques appear most attractive. We investigated the effect of Low Energy Lasers (LEL) in MTrP and AP stimulation. LEL's are laser devices in which power densities and energy densities of laser beam are lowered to a point where no photo-thermal effects occur, but the photo-osmotic, photo-ionic, and photo-enzymatic effects are still operative. Penetration of a laser beam into tissues falls off at an exponential fashion...
of the Day
If you're already in a hole, it's no use to continue digging.
- Roy W. Walters
the Year of
the Fire Pig...
Your opinion matters
Should medical insurance companies provide coverage for acupuncture?
DoctorGetWell is sponsored by:
Acu Well Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine
Foundation for Research in Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine, Inc.
Contact web develorer:
141 Airport Road, Warwick, RI 02889
Tel (401) 738-9355 Fax (401) 679-0038