With the popularity of acupuncture on the rise in our country it is important to know as much as you can about the process and procedure.

According to Acupuncture Today, nearly one in ten adults in the United States have tried acupuncture as a treatment for various conditions. But where can you learn more about acupuncture? Here are some online resources, from blogs to podcasts, that can give you some insight on this ancient technique.

Acupuncture Today 

This website has information about acupuncture techniques, practitioners all over the country, and related therapies. New articles from professionals in the industry are published every day and can provide new insight about the treatment.

Acupuncture Blog Chicago

This blog, written by licensed acupuncturist Jennifer Dubowsky, is one of the best independent resources for acupuncture news on the web. Dubowsky provides quality and consistent content about her practice and the benefits of acupuncture.

Kids + Love + Acupuncture

If you’re looking for information about acupuncture for children, this blog offers a lot of great content. Holistic pediatric approaches can help children through a variety of conditions and acupuncture can be an important part of that process. The owner of the blog, Robin, is not only a licensed acupuncturist but also a mother.

AcupunctureMedicine.com Podcast

Adam White, a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist, offered this podcast (or internet radio show) about alternative and Chinese medicine. It is available to download from iTunes.

Acupuncture on Twitter

If you like to get your news in short phrases on Twitter, we have good news for you. There are several acupuncture-friendly Twitter accounts that you can follow. @MindBodyGreen offers insight into several holistic health practices including acupuncture. @AcuTake is the Twitter account for writer and acupuncturist Sara Calabro.

Learning more about any alternative medical technique should always be the first step you take. These blogs and other online resources can give you a familiar, friendly account of the practice and demonstrate the benefits to you and your family.

What are your favorite blogs or other online resources about acupuncture and alternative medicine? 

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