Why a Needle?

    The needle must be used to treat the patient because the acupuncture point is under the skin. The tip of the needle touches the acupuncture point and begins the healing process. Ling Shu, chapter one describes the functional part of the needle as being the tip, “神在秋毫” “the spirit is at the tip.”*    If the needleContinue reading “Why a Needle?”

Treating Feather Picking in Parrots

Feather Picking is a difficult condition to treat for parrot owners and vets alike. A 1993 study on 28 parrots by Worell and Farber showed: “Certain types of birds, in particular, Umbrella Cockatoos and Moluccan Cockatoos, show very positive and beneficial responses to acupuncture therapy for feather picking.” Nei Jing Eastern Medicine has been successfulContinue reading “Treating Feather Picking in Parrots”