Selected Acupuncture Websites
The Connecticut Society of Acupuncturists – A non-profit, professional organization of Acupuncturists in the state of Connecticut.
Connecticut Department of Public Health Acupuncture Licensing
– Information about how to obtain an Acupuncture License in the state of Connecticut.
American Academy of Medical Acupuncture – Promotes the integration of concepts from traditional and modern forms of acupuncture with Western medical training in order to synthesize a more comprehensive approach to health care.
The Society for Acupuncture Research (SAR) – Promotes, advances and disseminates scientific inquiry into Oriental medicine systems, which include acupuncture, herbal therapy and other modalities. They value quantitative and qualitative research addressing clinical efficacy, physiological mechanisms, patterns of use and theoretical foundations.
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) – The Federal Government’s lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine.
Acupuncture in Depth – NCCIH – An in-depth site from the NIH Division that reviews specialized health information, The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health.
International Council of Medical Acupuncture and Related Techniques (ICMART) – A non-profit making international organization comprising more than 80 medical acupuncture societies worldwide which promotes the concept of evidence-based medicine with respect to efficacy, safety and cost effectiveness applied to acupuncture and related techniques.
The International Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine (IASTAM) – Promotes and encourages the study of traditional Asian medicine, including both the ‘classical’ systems and local traditions, in all their aspects – historical, philosophical, philological, anthropological, sociological, and scientific.