“Acupuncture is about healing”

Chris Haskell ran an acupuncture clinic in Atlanta for five years before joining Rocky Coast Family Acupuncture in 2008. We recently sat down to talk about how she fell in love with acupuncture and Traditional Chinese medicince. Why were you drawn to acupuncture? I was drawn to acupuncture because it recognizes the powerful connection between…

Chinese herbs in Acupuncture Portland Maine

Chinese Herbs debut at the Cleveland Clinic

The Cleveland Clinic, one of the top medical centers in the country, has brought in Chinese herbs and Traditional Chinese medicine into the hospital. Jamie Starkey, the lead acupuncturist at the Tanya I. Edwards MD Center for Integrative Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic, began working with the Chinese Herb Product Committee to ensure that the…

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Does acupuncture hurt?

In this video, Rocky Coast Family Acupuncture co-founcer Jason Stein talks about one of the most frequent asked questions when it comes to acupuncture — “Does acupuncture hurt?” Many people hear about acupuncture needles and get worried. But these needles are tiny compared to the needles¬†used for injections.  

Acupuncture and pain in the army

US Army’s use of acupuncture on the rise

  Acupuncture and other alternative treatments are being used more than ever by the US Army to treat soldiers suffering from pain and other conditions. Brig. Gen. Norvell V. Coots, deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Command and assistant surgeon general for force projection, says the Army has increased the usage of alternative…