Acupuncture clinic pinpoints ailments:
Col. Stephen M. Burns, 79th Medical Group family practice physician, uses a sterile acupuncture needle to deactivate a tight muscle region in the lower back of Senior Airman Sean Walker, a 79th Medical Support Squadron biomedical equipment repair technician, as Rebecca Gaskell, a licensed practical and acqupuncture clinic nurse observes.(Photo) Doctor Burns is one of two full-time acupuncture clinic staff members here at Andrews Air Force Base, Malcolm Grow Medical Center.
A plethora of non-traditional medical disciplines are available:
Traditional Chinese medicine and Moxibustion, Auricular Medicine,Electro-Auricular lMedicine,herbal therapy, Chiropractics,essential oils,Native American medicine,Mind Boby medicine,Nutritional theraphy, Healing Touch,Homeopathy, and Naturopathy are also available. Acupuncture clinic staff treats war-wounded patients at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Such clinic utilizes a variety of acupuncture needles, which vary in length to deactivate tight musclke groups. Col. Richard Niemtzow,Air Force Surpeon General consult for complementary and alternative medicine, uses solitens electrical stimulation device to stimulate the acupuncture points inside the ear of Lt. Col. Laurie Hobbs, Medical assignments chief. (Photos) Published by Capital Flyer,April 4, 2008 on page 4.
Francis Shieh, a patient of acupuncture treatment at Nanjing Chinese Medical Hospital when I was teaching at Nanjing University of Finance and Economics in the fall semester 2002.