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I’ve been in California this week and after kayaking, fellow acupuncturist Bob Linde noticed that the guide was suffering from back pain and put zaccaria seeds in her ear on the auricular points dealing with back pain. She felt changes immediately and claimed it was the best tip she’d received yet.
In most states a medical doctor can practice what is called “Medical Acupuncture” with a couple of hundred hours in a video course. And in others, Chiropractors and sometimes Podiatrists can practice with a 300 hour course. Compare this to the at least 1250 hour training with clinical practice and continuing education of a real Licensed Acupuncturist. Most real acupuncturists study considerably more: my Masters in Oriental Medicine took 4500 hours postgraduate and I have continuing education requirements that an MD or Chiropractor who needles does not. In some states a MD can practice “acupuncture” with no educational requirement!