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Acupuncture is a means of encouraging the body to activate its own healing abilities to restore normal function to problem areas. This is done in modern times by inserting very fine needles to specific points on the body called acupuncture points.

The oldest known acupuncture texts are from China and date from 3,000 years ago. However, acupuncture has expanded into other regions and many different approaches exist today, including Korean, Japanese, and Vietnamese styles.

In recent years, Western medicine has become interested in acupuncture. Acupuncture used alongside orthodox western medicine is sometimes called Medical Acupuncture. Western acupuncturists may use traditional Chinese acupuncture points, trigger points or a combination of points.
Educational sites pertaining to Oriental bodywork such as anma, tuina, Thai massage, acupressure are appropriate.

Shiatsu educational sites, please submit to Shiatsu

Are you a practitioner or clinic advertising your services?
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Oriental bodywork includes Acupressure, AMMA® Therapy, Chi Nei Tsang, Five Element Shiatsu, Integrative Eclectic Shiatsu, Japanese Shiatsu, Jin Shin Do® Bodymind Acupressure, Macrobiotic Shiatsu, Shiatsu Anma Therapy, Traditional Thai Massage, Tuina, Ohashiatsu® and Zen Shiatsu.
Please include the following information in your submission:
* Name of clinic or practice
* Name of clinic director, founder or practitioner
* Brief description of the main services and specialties offered
* Location

Please submit to the geographic category which most closely fits the area you serve.

Foreign language sites which do not provide pages in English should submit to the appropriate World category.
Practitioners and clinics specializing in Traditional Chinese Medicine or Oriental bodywork. Treatments can include herbs, acupuncture, moxibustion, anma, tuina, Thai massage, acupressure, shiatsu and qigong. Lifestyle and dietary counseling may be offered as well.
Your school should provide professional training in Oriental healing arts. Be sure to include your school''s location.

Schools mainly teaching Oriental bodywork or massage should submit to Oriental Bodywork Schools

Qigong instructors offering classes to the general public should submit to Qigong Instruction
Educational institutions providing professional education in Oriental medicine. Subjects can include herbology, acupuncture, moxibustion, massage, bodywork, and qigong.
Websites making a case against acupuncture and/or traditional Chinese medicine.
Please include a brief description of the members and geographic region you serve.

If your organization''s focus is mainly qigong, please submit your site to Qigong Associations

Organizations supporting Oriental bodywork should submit to Oriental Bodywork Associations
Associations that support practitioners as well as educational groups promoting the benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Periodicals, journals and publishers must provide educational content about Oriental medicine.

Journals whose main subject is qigong should submit to Qigong Publications

Booksellers, please submit to the appropriate category in Shopping
Periodicals, publishers and publications dedicated to Oriental medicine.
Please submit only sites with educational content about qigong.

Qigong instructors offering classes to the general public should submit to the appropriate geographic location
Qi Gong (energy work) embodies self-care techniques developed in China thousands of years ago. In the old days, these arts were handed down from master to disciple and methods were closely-held family secrets. Today, Qi Gong exercises are very popular in China. Large groups practice in the early morning in public parks. In the West, qi gong and taiji classes are frequently recommended to assist in regaining and maintaining health: jing-qi-shen, the three treasures of essence-energy-spirit. Qi Gong strengthens the body, moves the energy (qi, chi, ki) and calms the mind. Enjoy!
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