Important News Regarding Dry Needling

May 1, 2014

Dear Colleagues: One of the primary missions of all of the Illinois professional acupuncture organizations is to work to assure that the public of the State receives safe and effective acupuncture treatments, and that providers using acupuncture needles are well trained to provide that service.  It has been our contention for over six years that Intramuscular Manual Therapy (aka “Dry Needling”) as performed currently by physical therapists does not provide ...

Exciting News from the Council of State Associations Meeting

May 1, 2014

March 2014 Dear Members: Over this past week we had the honor of participating in an astounding process that we believe will dramatically improve the practice of acupuncture and Oriental medicine in the United States. Nineteen states, represented by experienced association leaders, met in person in Columbia, Maryland. With the unanimous consensus of those present, those states crafted a vision for a highly representative, highly accountable, impressively integrated professional association ...

ILaaom Annual Meeting and Ethics Class with Laurie Walsh

May 1, 2014

Hello ILaaom members and friends!  We are hoping you can join us for our Annual Meeting and an Ethics Class taught by Laurie Walsh, free to our members.   Please join us to learn about and discuss: ILaaom’s activity in the year past •  An update from Dr. David Miller’s legislative committee •  ILaaom’s financial report •  The latest national and out-of-state news •  CEU Program Classes •  Events and plans for the year ahead   This ...