Making Warriors Well

By | Acupuncture, Medical Acupuncture, Medicine, Military, Nellis, Opioids, Pain, Veterans, Wounded warriors | No Comments
On this Memorial Day Weekend, honor the service and sacrifice of our nation's military by giving to Acus Foundation. Imagine Veterans relieved of pain and stress without drugs. Envision Doctors inspired by seeing their patients get better. Realize Millions of dollars saved in medical costs. Enhance Well-being among all members...
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Success with our first training module of 2018

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Above. Acus Preceptor, Dr. Freda Dreher, supervises military physician-students at the January training module.   In January 2018, our third cohort of military physician-students reached the halfway point in their Acus medical acupuncture training program. We are very proud of our students! They were engaged, energized, and primed to use...
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Oprah Magazine Honors Acus Founder Dr. Joseph Helms

By | Acupuncture, anxiety, Health Heroes, Medicine, Military, Opioid Epidemic, Opioid Reduction, Opioids, Oprah, Pain, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Prescription drugs, Veterans | No Comments
BERKELEY, Calif. (December 14, 2017) — Acus Foundation is thrilled to announce that founder Dr. Joseph Helms has been named by Oprah Magazine as one of fourteen 2018 Health Heroes. He also received recognition as Oprah’s 2018 Opioid Fighter. Helms, who graduated from UCLA medical school said, “Being trained in...
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Acus Research Spotlight: Medical Acupuncture Builds Trust between Physicians and Patients

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LAS VEGAS – One notable finding that Dr. Carla L. Fisher and her colleagues discovered during their research on medical acupuncture at Nellis AFB was the feeling of greater trust between patients and physicians. “Acupuncture really changed that relationship,” Fisher said. “It warrants that doctors take more time, and they...
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