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Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine & Acupuncture About the school

Phoenix, Arizona, United States



Acupuncture (Master Degree)

This degree program focuses primarily on the major dimension of Oriental medicine: Acupuncture.

Students taking this degree program will be prepared to use Acupuncture, Cupping, Moxibustion, TuiNa, and Oriental nutritional counseling in their practice. The foundational theory for Oriental medicine is integral to these skills and students are prepared to achieve competency in all of these areas. The latter half of this program focuses on the clinic experience. Acupuncture students complete over 900 hours of student clinical internship under the direction of an experienced P... [Read More]

Oriental Medicine (Master Degree)

This degree program provides students with courses covering all aspects of the Acupuncture degree along with the study of Chinese herbs.

In contrast to other Oriental herbal programs, the PIHMA herbal program is specifically designed for the Western learner. Rather than rote memorization of single herbs, the PIHMA herbal program begins with an overall picture of a syndrome and then addresses the syndrome with herbal formula combinations.

The Chinese Herbology courses for the Oriental Medicine degree cover:
?A review of syndromes and practical diagnosis rel... [Read More]




Ear Candling

Ear candling, also called ear coning or thermal-auricular therapy, is an alternative medicine practice claimed to improve general health and well-being by lighting one end of a hollow candle and placing the other end in the ear canal.

Gua Sha

Gua Sha involves repeated, pressured strokes over lubricated skin with a smooth edged utensil. The effects of Gua Sha help remove blood stagnation, promote normal circulation, and metabolic processes. Patients typically experience immediate relief from pain, stiffness, fever, chill, cough, nausea, and so on.

Gua Sha is also valuable in the prevention and treatment of acute infectious illness, upper respiratory and digestive problems, and many other acute or chronic disorders.

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