Coming Soon: Two Japanese Acupuncture Classes with Tom Hurrle

December 23, 2014

ILaaom Continuing Education presents Two classes in Japanese Acupuncture  Live Point  Palpation and Japanese Needle Techniques Sunday, January 25 andFive Phase Root Treatment in Japanese Meridian Therapy Sunday March 1, 2015 Offered by Tom Hurrle, L. Ac. To be held at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Chicago  These classes are focused on the use of the hands. There will be supervised practice of the techniques taught. Japanese Acupuncture Training offers a way to: ...

ProD Seminar available via Silent Auction until Dec. 31

December 22, 2014

We have 1 item left in our online auction: ProD Seminar: Treatment of Children using Classical Formulas by Huang Huang for 15 PDAs   There was an inconsistency between the posted closing dates for the auction in our Ilaaom eblast and the BiddingOwl website. Our December 2nd eblast gave a closing date of December 31st. The BiddingOwl website gave a closing date of December 18th. 4 out of the 5 ...

Let’s All Work Together for National AOM Day!

September 24, 2014

Once again, Governor Pat Quinn has proclaimed October 24th is Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day in Illinois. AOM Day is observed nationally on October 24th as part of an effort designed to increase public awareness of the progress, promise, and benefits of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Real Payday Advance Sites AOM Day is supported through a unique international partnership of organizations including the United States, Canada, Mexico and Pakistan. The ...

Upcoming CEU Seminar With Dr. David Miller Oct. 18-19

September 23, 2014

ILAAOM Sponsors: The Integrative Physiology of the Chinese Channel System, Including the Extraordinary Vessels Coming on October 18th and 19th Dr. David Miller Presents a Model for the Integration of Chinese and Western Physiologies, Demonstrating the Power of Chinese Medical Concepts With decades of study and practice in biomedicine and Chinese medicine Dr. Miller is committed to the development of a cohesive model of Asian medicine that preserves the intricacy ...

Join us for ILaaom’s Annual Asian Moon Festival! Early bird rate extended through Sept. 24

September 21, 2014

Saturday, September 27, 2014  Featuring a panel of local MD’s and Licensed Acupuncturists working in integrative medical settings at Northwestern Hospital, NorthShore Hospital and Rush University.  Our panelists will discuss “Convergent Medicines in Illinois: Status and Future of AOM in IL Hospitals” This year’s festival will feature our traditional program of a delicious meal and engaging speakers along with LIVE MUSIC by Anna Velzo! This year’s Moon Festival will be at Phoenix Restaurant ...

The Illinois Acupuncturist 2014 Volume II is now available!

September 2, 2014

 Click here or on the image below to download your copy of the newsletter. “In a rare move, IDFPR since that time did indeed determine that Dry Needling is NOT in the scope of practice for PT’s in Illinois, as the current Physical Therapy Act does not allow for invasive techniques.” Learn more about exciting advancements on the Dry Needling front, the status of the Bureau of Labor Statistics definition of “acupuncturist” and how ...

New Officer Installation

August 12, 2014

Your ILaaom board of directors held our annual retreat and meeting on August 9th. Along with current business and discussions, we elected our officers for year 2014-2015–they are: Tom Hurrle–President Emeritus Member at Large-Dr. David Miller Treasurer–Lindy Camardella Secretary–Kate Phillippi bad credit applications Vice President–Lamya Kamel President–Caroline Jung We are looking forward to a productive year of growth and development of our amazing medicine! Caroline  

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 ...