How to Find Fulfilling Careers with Flexible Hours

Posted August 23, 2016 by Joe Calareso, Director of Admissions & filed under Acupuncture, Careers, Massage

Your schedule: Busy. Your obligations: Numerous. Your work life: Unsatisfying. … Read More

Why Holistic Health Careers Are on the Rise

Posted August 18, 2016 by Anton Rivera, B.A. & filed under Acupuncture, Alternative Medicine, Careers, Massage

If you're considering holistic health careers, now is a great time to get into the field. Holistic health considers a whole person and emphasizes the connection between their mind, body and spirit — more and more people want treatments that address all three, or therapies that compliment traditional medicine focusing on the body. A growing interest in wellness and healthy living has fueled an increase in the need for practitioners of massage, acupuncture, Chinese medicine and other complementary treatments. … Read More

5 Tips for Finding a New Career at 50

Posted August 16, 2016 by Joe Calareso, Director of Admissions & filed under Acupuncture, Careers, Massage

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Common Points Found on the Meridian Chart | AM College-Miami, FL

Posted August 11, 2016 by Dr. Chuanxin Wang - OM Clinical / Faculty Supervisor & filed under Acupuncture

Update 2017: Due to the popularity of this article, we have published an in-depth article about acupuncture points/meridians. Enjoy! To understand the basics of acupuncture, it helps to familiarize yourself with the acupuncture points chart. The number of acupuncture points was originally established to correspond to the number of days in the year: 365. These points were mapped to 14 major channel lines, one channel for each of the 12 inner organs, one channel along the spine (called the governing vessel), and another along the midline of the abdomen (called the conception vessel). … Read More

What Is Acupuncture?

Editor's note: Updated 8/3/2017 for clarity of content. Acupuncture treatments and their ability to maintain well-being and health have a basis in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) refers to a wide-set of related medical practices that originated in China almost 2,000 years ago. By 111AD, TheYellow Emperor's Inner Canon, had already become an authoritative text in Chinese medicine, as it explained why people get sick and how to remedy it. According to the Canon, people get sick when Yin-Yang become unbalanced and that balancing it can be done through acupuncture.  While these concepts may seem foreign to Western readers, the Canon explains this by establishing a view of the body. … Read More

Chinese Herbal Medicine Helps Symptoms of COPD

If you suffer from the common condition of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), you may experience symptoms like coughing, fatigue and frequent respiratory infections. You may also have breathing issues, including shortness of breath, trouble catching your breath or wheezing, according to the National Institutes of Health. … Read More

Can You Treat Thyroid Naturally?

Do you suffer from hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism or another ailment that affects the gland that regulates your body’s metabolism, growth, development and temperature? If so, you’re not alone. More than 20 million people in the U.S. suffer from thyroid disease, according to the American Thyroid Association. That’s more than 12 percent of the U.S. population. Many people don’t even know they have thyroid problems. … Read More

Does Acupuncture Work for Anxiety?

An anxiety disorder is a common mental illness defined by feelings of uneasiness, worry, and fear. While it’s common for everyone to experience bouts of anxiety at various times, people with anxiety disorders feel an inappropriate amount of anxiety, which is greater and more frequent than what might be considered reasonable. … Read More

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