Acupuncturist, LAc, FABORM
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"Jerusha D. Stephens, LAc, FABORM, is a board certified Diplomat of Acupuncture and Herbology, nationally certified by the NCCAOM. Jerusha specializes in the treatment of fertility with acupuncture and Oriental medicine. She is presently Founder and President of the Mississippi Oriental Medicine Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to acupuncture advocacy. Her work with MOMA helped to usher in Mississippi's Acupuncture Practice Act in 2009, which allowed for the licensure of acupuncture in her home state. Jerusha has been studying Oriental Medicine since 1998. She graduated from the Academy of Oriental Medicine in Austin, Texas, in 2002."
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"Jerusha D. Stephens, LAc, FABORM, is a board certified Diplomat of Acupuncture and Herbology, nationally certified by the NCCAOM. Jerusha specializes in the treatment of fertility with acupuncture and Oriental medicine. She is presently Founder and President of the Mississippi Oriental Medicine Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to acupuncture advocacy. Her work with MOMA helped to usher in Mississippi's Acupuncture Practice Act in 2009, which allowed for the licensure of acupuncture in her home state. Jerusha has been studying Oriental Medicine since 1998. She graduated from the Academy of Oriental Medicine in Austin, Texas, in 2002."

Acupuncture in 39232 - 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. 39232 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.

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Credentials for 39232 licensed acupuncturists?
A licensed acupuncturist in 39232 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).