However, before it was first legalized in Nevada in 1973, practicing acupuncturists
in the United States would risk arrest.
argue weekend courses aren't enough to qualify physical therapists to needle people.
have also floated other concepts of connectivity, according to Dr.
Domingo: I know that there are still some doctors who are not aware of the benefits that their patients may have by undergoing medical acupuncture procedures from certified medical acupuncturists
In contrast to the herbal medicine/naturopathy professions, other complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practitioner professions, including chiropractors, acupuncturists
, and traditional Chinese medicine practitioners, have made the decision to be, and are now registered with, the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme.
The law, among other things, aims to ban PIP payments to acupuncturists
and massage facilities, and requires that claimants seek treatment with 14 days of an accident from a hospital or physician.
There are too many people who say they're acupuncturists
but probably they are not."
that would have allowed acupuncturists
and massage therapists to receive personal injury protection (PIP) benefits and eliminated the requirement that a person have an "emergency medical condition" as a prerequisite to receiving full PIP benefits.
are currently unregulated, though there are ongoing efforts to bring in measures so that acupuncturists
have to be registered.
In this pocket atlas for veterinarians, animal acupuncturists
, students, and trainees, Matern, a veterinary acupuncturist
in Germany, details the use of acupuncture with small animals.
Stacey, who qualified in 1986, is one of the area's longest-established acupuncturists
. There are less than a dozen practising acupuncturists
in the Huddersfield area but it's a complementary therapy that most people know something about.
Plenty of space for massage therapists, acupuncturists
, skin treatments, or body care expansion of existing services.