Acupuncture’s film debut: “The Yin & Yang of Mr Go”

Acupuncture’s first appearance in an English language movie happened in 1960 – much earlier than you might have thought. “The Yin & Yang of Mr Go”, directed by Burgess Meredith & starring James Mason, was originally filmed in 1970 but wasn’t released until 1978 due to production & budget issues. Set in Hong Kong, the …

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Covid-19 Safety Protocols (Update)

Clinic Protocols (What we’re doing) Our practitioners will be wearing Personal Protective Equipment, washing their hands & using hand sanitizer before & after all physical contact with patients & high traffic surfaces. Treatment times are being staggered to ensure maximum social distancing & minimum contact with others. All treatment rooms are thoroughly sanitized between patients. …

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Acupuncture Works For Neuropathy

Neuropathy, or nerve pathology, often involves hypersensitivity, pain or numbness. Acupuncture can very effectively treat many different types of neuropathy, including diabetic neuropathy & peripheral neuropathy caused be chemotherapy. In the video below, Registered acupuncturist Christian Saint-Pierre shares a clinical case study about a patient who used acupuncture to successfully recover from chemotherapy-induced neuropathy of …

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New Video Series Looks at Acupuncture in Film

2020 marks the 50th anniversary of acupuncture’s portrayal in English language films. Since 1970, acupuncture has appeared in over 125 movies ranging from Kung Fu movies to Spaghetti Westerns, from Action Comedies to Science Fiction. “Poked in the Movies” is a new YouTube series being produced by Christian Saint-Pierre at Access Acupuncture in Dartmouth Nova …

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