The Illinois Acupuncturist 2015 Volume 1 is now available!

February 13, 2015

Please enjoy our newest edition of The Illinois Acupuncturist. It is chock full of great articles by our colleagues, the latest update on the practice of acupuncture in Illinois, classes and events taking place in the coming months, recent research on acupuncture and even a new ILaaom member benefit! Thank you for your continued support of ILaaom! Kate Phillippi, Editor-in-Chief Click here for some great articles, including: Read a letter from ILaaom ...

Annual Meeting Save the Date: April 12, 2015

February 12, 2015

The next  ILaaom Annual Membership Meeting  will be held on Sunday, April 12 at the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine. ILaaom’s Annual Meeting includes a light lunch exclusively for ILaaom members attending the meeting. Please join us to learn more about our association, current business, and much more! We will also be offering a CPR class to fulfill NCCAOM requirement (4 CEUs) which will be free to all ILaaom members. ...

CBS “American Health Front” Dry Needling Segment has been pulled

January 16, 2015

We received word this morning that the segment of the CBS program, American Health Front, which was to feature Dry Needling, has been pulled.  The segment will not go on the air.  Thank you to everyone who called and logged a complaint.  CBS’s quick response shows how a unified voice can create rapid change.  Thank you for your involvement, and please continue to encourage other practitioners to get involved in ...

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 ...