Our patients frequently ask for referrals to other acupuncturists for friends and family that live in other areas of the country. We are also frequently asked for referrals for massage therapists, other natural healers and yoga classes. These are a few of our colleagues that we recommend:
Practitioners using the Iwashina Contact (aka, Dr. Bear Method) needling method:
Masako Wada, L.Ac. at My Path To Wellness Clinic in Austin, Texas
Lori Zarr, L.Ac. at Traditional Health Arts in Petaluma, California
Salvador Cefalu, L.Ac. at A Center for Natural Healing in Santa Clara, California
Johannes Kazuo (“Kaz”) Wegmuller, L.Ac., practicing in Santa Cruz, California has a very nice blog about his experience as a “Dr. Bear” practitioner:
Denise Davis, Sole Therapy Reflexology, Energy Medicine, Hypnotherapy, Meditation, Reiki, Plant Based Cooking
Journey Through Movement, Peachtree City, GA
Tyrone Recreation Center, Tyrone, GA
Body, Mind, and Spirit Directory - A good resource for finding alternative medicine practitioners
Chinese Medicine Times - An excellent reference and research tool for learning about Chinese Medicine:
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine - A registry of all Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine practitioners who have passed the National Board Exams as well as information about the certification requirements for practitioners. This site also contains more information about research.
Here are a few links and reference resources for learning about Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine:
World Health Organization: ACUPUNCTURE: REVIEW AND ANALYSIS OF REPORTS ON CONTROLLED CLINICAL TRIALS
PEDIATRICS Vol. 105 No. Supplement 3 April 1, 2000 pp. 941 -947 On Pins and Needles? Pediatric Pain Patients’ Experience with Acupuncture.
U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine: Evaluation of the Effects of Acupuncture on Blood Flow in Humans with Ultrasound Color Doppler Imaging.
National Center for Alternative and Complementary Medicine (NCCAM): Acupuncture: What You Need To Know