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    Everything you need to know

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    Chapter 1: Introduction: Understanding Acupuncture. Brief history and description. Different types of Acupuncture.

    Chapter 2: How can Acupuncture help?: Use of Acupuncture in Cancer Patients. Other clinical uses of Acupuncture.

    Chapter 3: How is Acupuncture administered? Understanding Acupuncture needles, Moxibustion, Cupping and Acupressure.

    Chapter 4: What are some of the questions asked by the practitioner during an Acupuncture session? Why do they check your tongue? Why do they check your pulse? Understanding Acupuncture diagnosis and some observations made during an Acupuncture examination.

    Chapter 5: How can you make your Acupuncture treatment more affordable? Insurance Coverage - How to increase your chance of insurance coverage of your acupuncture treatment and additional ways to save money on your acupuncture treatments.

    Chapter 6: WHO official recommendation on Medical Conditions Acupuncture helps with: In 2003 World Health Organization published a report about clinical trials researching the effectiveness of acupuncture. More than one hundred indications were discussed and divided into four groups concerning the strength of existing evidence. See chapter for details.

    Chapter 7: How does one become a Licensed Acupuncturist in the USA? Licensure and Schooling requirements to become a Licensed Acupuncturist in the USA.

    This guidebook is created by Trailhead Health with key contribution and input from Jen Winer L.Ac., Dipl.Ac., MSOM (
    Jen has practiced Acupuncture for over 13 years and her training includes:
    • L.Ac. (Licensed Acupuncturist)
    • MSOM(Master of Science in Oriental Medicine)
    • Dipl.Ac.= Diplomate of Acupuncture