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Complementary, Alternative, or Integrative Health: What's in a Name?

Many Americans use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in pursuit of health and well-being. This fact sheet presents an overview of CAM, types of CAM, and information on safety and regulation.

Review Date: April 03, 2015

NIH National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health - NCCIH

Frequently Asked Questions About Acupuncture

The American Academy of Medical Acupuncture answers some commonly asked questions about acupuncture and medical acupuncturists.

Review Date: April 18, 2014

American Academy of Medical Acupuncture

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is part of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and aims to help relieve pain and restore and maintain health through the stimulation of specific points on the body. Learn about acupuncture visits, side effects and risks, and how to find a qualified practitioner.

Review Date: April 03, 2015

NIH National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health - NCCIH

Acupuncture: What You Need to Know

This page provides basic information about acupuncture, summarizes scientific research on acupuncture, and suggests sources for additional information.

Review Date: April 01, 2015

NIH National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health - NCCIH

Find a Practitioner: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Find commonly asked questions by consumers regarding acupuncture and Oriental medicine and how to find a skilled and competent practitioner.

Review Date: January 15, 2013

National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Find an Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Practitioner

Search for an AAAOM (American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) member practitioner near you.

Review Date: January 15, 2013

American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Medical Acupuncturist Patient Referral Directory

Use this searchable database to find a medical acupuncturist who is a member of American Academy of Medical Acupuncture.

Review Date: April 18, 2014

American Academy of Medical Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practioners use herbs, acupuncture, and other methods to treat a wide range of conditions. .

Review Date: April 01, 2015

NIH National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health - NCCIH

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