Columbus Acupuncture LLC, located in Columbus Indiana, is committed to providing the highest quality health care by utilizing only fully licensed acupuncturists.


Because Acupuncture promotes and restores balance between the different systems of the body, the benefits extend to a wide variety of conditions.


Different Types Of Acupuncturist

 

Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.)
This license designates a practitioner who has completed a 3-4 year acupuncture program, and maintains an active national certification from the NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine). The practitioner’s scope of practice is unlimited within Traditional Chinese Medicine.

*Ongoing continuing education courses are required to maintain active status by the NCCAOM

Professional Acupuncturist (DC, DDS, DPM)
This license is reserved for chiropractors, dentists, and podiatrists with 200 hours of training in acupuncture. And is dependent on a chiropractic, dental, or podiatric license. The practitioner’s scope of practice is limited to the practitioner’s respective license. (for example; chiropractors are limited to chiropractic care, dentists are limited to dental care, and podiatrists are limited to podiatry care).

*This license does not require any acupuncture continuing education.

NADA Detox Specialist (ADS)
This specialist attends a 75 hour course focusing on auricular (ear) acupuncture to treat addictions and works under the supervision of a medical doctor.

*This license does not require any acupuncture continuing education.

Medical Acupuncture (MD)
Medical doctors do not need any additional license to practice acupuncture. A 300 hour course is recommended, but some MD’s attend a 3-4 year acupuncture school.

Acupuncture for Inflammation

Acupuncture for Inflammation

For many of the afflictions acupuncture can treat – allergies, back pain, headaches, the list goes on – reducing inflammation in the body is a primary reason acupuncture is successful. For decades now, doctors and medical researchers have been trying to learn what the biological mechanism is that allows acupuncture to reduce inflammation in the body. 

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Acupuncture is Preventive Medicine

Acupuncture is Preventive Medicine

I think we all know someone, or maybe it’s even ourselves, who lives by the refrain, “If it’s not broken, don’t fix it.”

Often used to put off replacing outdated tools or technology, the phase can be connected to how we view healthcare as well. It can be hard to think about our physical health until it is a

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Traditional Tips for Insomnia

Traditional Tips for Insomnia

When you consider that Traditional Chinese Medicine (or TCM) dates back over 3,000 years, it is easy to see the vastness of theory and history involved. This fascinating complementary medicine arms practitioners with a plethora of unique diagnostic tools. These tools include an ability to detect Qi imbalances, define the underlying problems and correct them. When it comes to

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