The Peoples Organization of Community Acupuncture (POCA) is the international cooperative to which we belong. This is the link to the POCA website. Because POCA is a cooperative, you can join, support POCA, and benefit from it!
Want to see community acupuncture in action throughout the United States? Then watch this video!
Important links to other healthcare organizations
Acupuncture for Veterans' Issues: Acupuncture is now practiced at the Washington DC VA Medical Center. Acupuncture's aim is to support health by restoring and maintaining balance between yin (quiescent) and yang (active) energetic states. The person's body-mind-spirit is treated as an integrated whole.
Acupuncture is useful for a wide variety of conditions, including pain treatment and/or management. It is typically useful in treating multiple conditions simultaneously at physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels.
Needymeds: At the North Sea, our primary purpose is to provide effective and affordable acupuncture for you. Our secondary goal is to help you find affordable health care for other types of medicine. NeedyMeds is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with the mission of helping people who cannot afford medicine or health care costs. The information at NeedyMeds is available anonymously and free of charge.
NeedyMeds is a great resource for finding and applying to Patient Assistance Programs (PAPs), for knowledge about the costs associated with specific diseases or conditions, for information about Government Programs at the state and federal levels that assist low-income residents, and a source of discount drug cards.When you need affordable acupuncture, please think of us. When you need other low-cost care, please check out NeedyMeds.
The Mesothelioma Center: Acupuncture has been linked to alleviating the nausea associated with chemotherapy and the pain incurred from the constant surgeries that cancer patients undergo. The Mesothelioma Center provides what you need to know about asbestos exposure and offers the most current and comprehensive information of mesothelioma symptoms and mesothelioma chemotherapy They have a complete list of doctors, cancer center, and alternative treatment facilities in the US.
Mesothelioma.com: is another excellent website for mesothelioma information. Malignant mesothelioma is the most serious of all asbestos-related diseases. Although uncommon, mesothelioma is no longer considered rare. Like the Mesothelioma Center, Mesothelioma.com has an excellent list of mainstream and alternative care practitioners, including acupuncturists, who provide effective care.
Arthritis Foundation: It’s been about 2,000 years in the making, but acupuncture may now be propelled into the mainstream. New research shows that the two most common forms of arthritis – rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis – are among the conditions treated with acupuncture.