SEE CHINA FROM A FAR: discover the incredible traditional Chinese medicine

This series of short films focuses on acupuncturist doctors

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SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — How acupuncture – the silver needle of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) – has penetrated American society, and Americans themselves have- they a positive reception with regard to the treatment by acupuncture? “Viewing China from Afar,” a series of short films produced by People’s Daily Online, focuses on acupuncture doctors in China and the United States, bringing TCM treatments like acupuncture closer to overseas audiences.

Samantha from the United States now resides in Shanghai. She hopes to lose weight and improve her health through the application of acupuncture, a component of TCM.

In the United States, Ron Zaidman, an MBA graduate from Stanford University, founded Five Branches University in San Francisco 38 years ago. Today, a large number of school-trained acupuncturists serve patients across the United States.

In the United States, doctors are increasingly favorable to the application of acupuncture to relieve pain, anxiety and depression. Additionally, Medicare in the United States covers acupuncture in several states, making the treatment more accessible to Americans.

In the 1970s, when former U.S. President Richard Nixon visited China to revive harmonious relations between the two countries, the front-page report on acupuncture anesthesia in the New York Times aroused great interest. in the USA. United States since the country first legalized acupuncture as a treatment for TCM in 1975, of which 19,000 of these licensed acupuncturists are based in California. Forty-seven states and the District of Columbia have meanwhile passed legislation to regulate the treatment of acupuncture with TCM.

Today, treatments using acupuncture, a traditional medical approach from ancient China, are recognized by 183 countries and regions around the world. In recent years, the practice has become increasingly popular overseas.

Besides acupuncture, moxibustion, another ancient form of medical treatment, has also become increasingly popular outside of China.

Amy Zhu
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