How to Become an Acupuncturist?

Answer Acupuncturists use Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to treat pain. They insert thin needles along the body's meridians, or energy vessels, to relieve tension, release energy and stimulate the bod... Read More »

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What is an acupuncturist?

An acupuncturist performs a traditional Chinese healing art by diagnosing a patient and healing him with acupuncture needles or other forms of stimulation on certain points of the body.PurposeThe p... Read More »

How to Tell If an Acupuncturist Is Good or Not?

Acupuncture is a key part of traditional Chinese medicine and has been practiced for the last 5,000 years for a variety of medical purposes. Acupuncture has been shown to treat and prevent disease... Read More »

What education do you need to be an acupuncturist?

To get licensed as an acupuncturist, you need to find a state-approved college of Oriental medicine in your state and complete a master's degree. Choose between a master of Oriental medicine, which... Read More »

Is an acupuncturist a doctor?

An acupuncturist is not usually a medical doctor. If your acupuncturist received his license within the United States, he most likely has a masters of science in acupuncture or Oriental medicine. R... Read More »