Relief effort for Southern California Fires!

Relief effort for Southern California Fires! Donate now to AWB Southern California Relief effort so we can get started immediately! Acupuncturists Without Borders has been contacted by many AWB trainees ready to go out to do relief effort service work in evacuation centers and for first responders. Please help in any way you can so… Read More »

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Acupuncture Treatment Protocol for Acute Pain in the Hospital Setting

Acupuncture Treatment Protocol for Acute Pain in the Hospital Setting By Dr. Thomas Kouo, DAOM, L.Ac., Dipl.OM* “Give me something for the pain Give me something for the blues Give me something for the pain when I feel I’ve been danglin’ from a hang-man’s noose Give me something for the rain Give me something I… Read More »

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Congratulations to all of The Eastern Schools 20th Anniversary Award Recipients!

What an amazing and fun filled evening celebrating the Eastern Schools 20th Anniversary! The evening was rich with the history of ESATM and enthusiasm for the bright future of our school! We had a wonderful turnout of faculty, alumni and current students. ESATM’s CEO/President Aida Morales-Almanzar (daughter of ESATM’s founder Julie Puretz) was the mistress… Read More »

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AOM Day Events Eastern!! Tuesday October 24, 2017

What is AOM day? According to http://www.aomday.org/ “Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day is observed annually on October 24 since its initial commemoration on October 24, 2002. It is part of an effort designed to increase public awareness of the progress, promise, and benefits of acupuncture and Oriental medicine. An estimated 36% of U.S. adults use some… Read More »

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Again, AWB is receiving urgent requests to help in California!

Again, AWB is receiving urgent requests to help in California! If you are moved to donate to our California Relief Effort, please donate now to our Disaster Relief Fund. Our hearts go out to all those affected by this tragedy. AWB has to raise funds for every disaster to which we respond. We do not… Read More »

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Courtesy of Mark McKenzie, Executive Director of ACAOM, the article “Moving Beyond Medications: Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Pain Management and Well-Being.”

Moving Beyond Medications: Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Pain Management and Well-Being In response to the current public health crisis of opioid abuse, overdose, and death, many organizations have issued guidelines and recommendations for treating pain, including the former Surgeon General’s “Turn the Tide” campaign. Similar to other guidelines, this campaign recommends non-pharmacological approaches as first line… Read More »

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ESATM Traditional Herbal Program Now Offers Online Classes and is Open to ALL Healthcare Professionals!!

Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine exist as historical counterparts intersecting often and combining to provide medicine that philosophically endows the basic principle of yin/yang.  Acupuncture, using needles to puncture the skin to affect the internal processes of the body is balanced by the working of herbal medicine which improves health from the inside-out.  Chinese herbal… Read More »

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The Eastern Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

The Eastern Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, EJCAM, is a peer reviewed journal affiliated with the Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine. EJCAM however acts independently from the school in pursuit of its own mission.   At EJCAM we consider the center of alternative medicine to be the medicine that derives from indigenous… Read More »

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Celebrating 20 Years at the Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine

It has been 20 years since the Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine (ESATM) was established. In our 20 years, the Eastern School family has grown and we are grateful for the present students, alumni, faculty, staff, board members and the broader traditional medicine community that have helped us arrive at this wonderful milestone.… Read More »

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Acupuncture Treatment Protocol for Acute Pain in the Hospital Setting

By Dr. Thomas Kouo, DAOM, L.Ac., Dipl.OM Academic Dean of the Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine Bloomfield, New Jersey “Give me something for the pain Give me something for the blues Give me something for the pain when I feel I’ve been danglin’ from a hang-man’s noose Give me something for the rain… Read More »

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