Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine

Have you or someone you know considered trying acupuncture and Oriental medicine but were unclear about what these services entail?

Did you know that acupuncture and Oriental medicine are effective and extremely safe treatments for a wide variety of health conditions beyond simple pain syndromes?

Learn about acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and other clinical treatment approaches of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in a relaxed environment without any obligation for treatment. Learn from and put questions to a licensed, board-certified, and experienced acupuncturist.

This class is an effective introduction to a highly organized, systematic, problem-solving clinical medicine that has benefited millions of people for thousands of years, and which is practiced today around the globe.

Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine

First Tuesday of each month (ongoing)
 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
HealthPoint Oriental Medicine
232 Snelling Avenue South
St. Paul, MN 55105  (MapQuest)
John Walters, L.Ac. (click here to learn more about John)
Call 651-698-1404 to register by phone, or click here to reserve your spot.

This class will cover:
  • Distinguishing features of professional Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • How professional TCM differs from East Asian folk-healing as well as from "medical acupuncture."
  • Historical development of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Basic theoretical concepts of TCM
  • Treatment modalities of TCM
  • Conditions amenable to treatment with acupuncture, Chinese herbs, and other TCM modalities
  • Education and training of TCM practitioners
  • Risk and benefits of TCM treatment
  • Length of treatment time
  • Course of treatment
  • Typical cost of treatment

HealthPoint Oriental Medicine
232 Snelling Avenue, South
Saint Paul, MN  55105

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