Acupuncturist, DC, MD, LAc, MBA, FAAIM
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"Washingtonian Magazine "Top Doctor" in Rehabilitation Medicine, acupuncturist / chiropractor to the Washington Wizards, fully trained/licensed MD (Rehab Med - GW 89'), chiropractor (Logan College of Chiro - 79') and acupuncturist (Harvard Medical School / UCLA Postgrad - 07' / 95') with over 30 yrs experience. We are an integrative health practice in Wash, DC and McLean, VA. Our practice is a unique blend of conventional and complementary therapies that are patient-centered and utilizes safe and evidence-based treatments. Consultative services for Rehab Medicine/Medical Acup at GW, NRH, Children's Hospital, Johns Hopkins Sibley Hospital. We develop integrative strategies to promote healthy lifestyles."
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"Washingtonian Magazine "Top Doctor" in Rehabilitation Medicine, acupuncturist / chiropractor to the Washington Wizards, fully trained/licensed MD (Rehab Med - GW 89'), chiropractor (Logan College of Chiro - 79') and acupuncturist (Harvard Medical School / UCLA Postgrad - 07' / 95') with over 30 yrs experience. We are an integrative health practice in Wash, DC and McLean, VA. Our practice is a unique blend of conventional and complementary therapies that are patient-centered and utilizes safe and evidence-based treatments. Consultative services for Rehab Medicine/Medical Acup at GW, NRH, Children's Hospital, Johns Hopkins Sibley Hospital. We develop integrative strategies to promote healthy lifestyles."

Acupuncture in 22102 - is it right for me?
Acupuncture is based on the concepts of oriental medicine or traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and is one of the oldest healing practices in the world. 22102 acupuncturists are health care professionals who evaluate and treat the many conditions, aches and pains that respond to acupuncture.

Acupuncturists insert very fine acupuncture needles into the body. The purpose of the needles is to stimulate acupuncture points or meridians. The needles do not inject any substance into your body and are so fine as to be virtually impossible to feel. In some cases, acupuncture may be accompanied by electrical stimulation or the burning of moxa, a form of heat therapy. Or use acupressure, where physical pressure is applied by hand or elbow to trigger points with the aim of clearing blockages in these meridians.

'Accupuncture' and 'Accupuncturist' are common mis-spellings.
Credentials for 22102 licensed acupuncturists?
A licensed acupuncturist in 22102 needs a minimum of two years college education and must complete three years of professional training and pass the State's approved licensing examination. The three year program includes both theory and hands-on clinical practice. Most States' professional training programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) and by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).