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Group Meeting in Columbia.

NOTE: This event will be held at an alternate location. Not the Presbyterian Church at which we normally meet.

This week, coordinator Bob Gordon, MSOD, MA, MS, presents the topic Acupuncture – Presentation, Demonstration, Q&A. Then, there will be small-group break-out sessions.

Newcomers please join us at 6:30 PM.

Regular meeting begins at 7:00 PM.

I checked in the history of my blurbs to see if I had written one for acupuncture. I didn't find one. I did, however, find this gem from July 29, 2009, Diane Lichtenberger posted, "A pun just for tonight's meeting: Acupuncture: A jab well done."
Then, I Googled and found some other things: A research team from Anhui University of Chinese Medicine in China conducted a study on rats to verify acupuncture protects brain neurons against injury with heroin relapse.
I also found some things that our group may relate to better: Some studies have indicated that acupuncture may help in treating low back pain, fibromyalgia, migraines, post-operative dental pain, hypertension and osteoarthritis, as well as chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. Other studies have shown that acupuncture may help women with painful periods. A Cochrane trial found that although acupuncture helps people with headaches, fake acupuncture also seems to help them. If these benefits interest you, attend the meeting and see what you think.

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  • JewelsADK1

    It was interesting to meet such dedicated practioners who want people to have the highest health and healing.

    April 15, 2014

  • Pam K.

    The acupuncture presentation was enlightening.

    April 14, 2014

  • Georgette D. P.

    I hope to see you there, 4/14/14 @ 7 pm.


    April 9, 2014

  • Phil W.

    just started my seperation 7 days ago. lost in emotion, looking for support

    April 9, 2014

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