Acupuncture is a collection of procedures involving penetration of the skin with needles to stimulate certain points on the body. In its classical form it is a characteristic component of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It has been categorized as a complementary health approach. According to traditional Chinese medicine, stimulating specific acupuncture points corrects imbalances in the flow of qi through channels known as meridians. Scientific investigation has not found any histological or physiological correlates for traditional Chinese concepts such as qi, meridians, and acupuncture points, and some contemporary practitioners use acupuncture without following the traditional Chinese approach.


Course Content

The Channels and Collaterals

  • The Composition of the System of the Channels and Collaterals
  •  Acupoints
  • The Fourteen Channels and Their Commonly-Used Points

The Techniques of  Acupuncture and Moxibustion

  • Acupuncture  Techniques
  • Moxibustion( Appendix: Cupping Therapy)
  • The Three-edged Needle
  • Point Injection
  • Electrotherapy
  • Scalp Acupuncture
  • Ear Acupuncture Therapy

General Principle of Acupuncture  Treatment

  • Regulating the Yin and Yang