SMIC Acupuncture Chinese Medicine Institute Featured on IBC 13

Please watch this video about the SMIC Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  It was broadcast on Chinatown TV on IBC 13. Dr. Philip Tan-Gatue, Sister Liu Shengrong and Sister Juan Liu talk about the school and about acupuncture and Chinese medicine.  In this video, you can get a brief glimpse…

6th Annual Acupuncture Convention

Courtesy Trisha Sanijon: The Philippine Academy of Acupuncture, Inc. (PAAI) is inviting you to attend its 6th Annual Scientific Convention on November 20, 2014 (Thursday) at the Lung Center Auditorium, Quezon City with the theme “Building Capacities for Good Acupuncture Practice.” The convention will feature updates and guidelines on the…

Acupuncture Effects Not Just Psychological

Acupuncture Effects – just in your mind? One of the knocks against acupuncture is that it’s effect is merely “psychological”.  The patient thinks he or she will get benefits from it, and therefore gets some form of the placebo effect and receives some therapeutic benefit.  Previous blog entries of mine…