Improving Mainstream Care With Acupuncture

According to the JAMA Archives of Internal Medicine, there are many ways to make mainstream health care more efficient: Limiting the prescribing of antibiotics for certain respiratory infections, avoiding imaging for low-back pain and osteoporosis screening, and not ordering cardiac screening tests in low-risk patients. … Read More

How Effective is Acupuncture For Back Pain?

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How Much Does Acupuncture School Cost?

When deciding on a career path, there are many things to consider. Will it provide work life balance, a sense of purpose, a sound income, a path of opportunity? Once you narrow down your options, another aspect to consider is how much will it cost for the education or degree to practice in that career. … Read More

What Are Acupuncture Classes Like?

One thing many people forget to think about when considering a school, or area of study, is to ask what the classes are actually like. Between choosing the right school, which degree you’d like to get, and what you’d like to study, many students don’t take the time to ask what they’ll be doing every day while in school. … Read More

Is Acupuncture School Right For You?

Posted December 03, 2015 by Renee Skuban, MT Clinical / Faculty Supervisor & filed under Acupuncture, Careers

Any major decision in life is worth spending time contemplating. This is particularly the case when it comes to your education. Even the most condensed programs take time, effort and money. While learning something new is great, jumping into the wrong educational program can set you back more than just financially. … Read More

Looking Back to Look Forward: A History of Acupuncture

Posted December 01, 2015 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Acupuncture

When we look to the future of medicine – at the techniques and practices of modern healthcare and the next generation of treatments and cures – it can be helpful to look backward. A look back in time reveals ancient practices that have stood the test of time, and that have continued to grow in application and effectiveness. … Read More

How to Find a Career in Acupuncture

Posted November 03, 2015 by Morena McNally, Career Services Director & filed under Acupuncture, Careers

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Acupuncture School VS Massage School: Which is Best for Me?

Posted September 15, 2015 by Joe Calareso, Director of Admissions & filed under Acupuncture, Education & Research, Massage

So, you’ve already made up your mind that you want to go back to school, specifically a school specializing in alternative medicine. While that first step in itself is a big one, you’ve got to make another hard choice; in which area should I focus my studies? Sure, in an ideal world you’d be able to study and master every branch of alternative medicine that you’re heart would desire, but our everyday obligations and responsibilities make that incredibly difficult. So, to boil it down to only two areas of specialty, specifically acupuncture and massage, you can’t really go wrong in either direction. However you, being the highly motivated and enthusiastic person that you are, want to do your research as to which one might be a better fit for you. That’s where this blog comes in to help. While it may not have all the answers to your questions, it should give you a good idea as to which area might better suit you. … Read More

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