My Capstone

My Capstone

The Effect of Acupuncture on Blood Stasis in Chronic Lumbar Pain: A Literature Review and Case Study By Scott A. Whitfield, L.Ac., Doctoral Fellow, Five Branches University, San Jose, California Chapter 1: Literature Review of Blood Stasis in Chronic Lumbar Pain...
The 12 Keys of Healing Holistically

The 12 Keys of Healing Holistically

Healing holistically is not exactly an intuitive process to the Western patient’s mind. I have come up with twelve “keys” that may help to increase your understanding of how holistic healing works. 1. People are an inseparable part of their environment and are...
Ways of Delivering Acupuncture

Ways of Delivering Acupuncture

Patients in my clinic are sometimes confused by the fact that my style of treatment often doesn’t match that of acupuncturists they have seen previously. This is a natural response. I like to say, “There are as many ways to practice acupuncture as there are...
Monkey Metaphor

Monkey Metaphor

I want to share with you a metaphor that I have crafted. I created this metaphor to assist my patients in their process of healing with Chinese medicine. The metaphor is in the form of the short story, below. Not long ago, there lived a young monkey in a lush green...