Piedmont Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine


Evidence Postings – Abstracts and full texts of clinical trial research into the traditional therapies of Chinese medicine: Acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, Chinese dietary therapy, Moxibustion, Tui Na, Gua Sha, Cupping, Tai Ji Quan (“Tai Chi”) and Qi Gong.

Research Commentary – Explorations, critiques, and commentary on clinical trial methodologies of Chinese medical research.  Special focus will be given to the notion of placebo, the non-specific effects of acupuncture treatment, the sugar-pill of acupuncture research, the irreproducible ritual, the heart of healing.

Clinical Pearls – Writings on Chinese medical diagnosis, treatment and self-care.

Art Therapy – Chinese calligraphy & “Bird and Flower” style brush paintings.

My name is Boyd Bailey, a devoted clinical practitioner, educator, researcher, writer, amateur Chinese calligrapher and brush artist, & provocateur concerning the clinical practice of, education, and research about acupuncture and all things Chinese medical, and I thank you for investigating!

Boyd Bailey, M.Ac., L.Ac., Dipl.Ac. (NCCAOM)


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