The American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA) is the professional society of physicians (MDs and DOs) in North America who have incorporated acupuncture into their traditional medical practice.
Helms Medical Institute sponsors the oldest ongoing medical acupuncture training program in North America. 90% of physicians practicing acupuncture in the U.S. have been trained by Helms Medical Institute’s courses.
The Hackett Hemwall Patterson Foundation (HHPF) is a not-for-profit medical foundation that sponsors international service-learning trips. HHPF is dedicated to the treatment of chronic pain using prolotherapy, a regenerative medicine technique.
The Acus Foundation is the oldest and most experienced team of physician teachers and practitioners of medical acupuncture in the United States. Acus Founder and President, Dr. Joseph Helms, and the team of instructors and clinical preceptors have pioneered teaching and clinical research in medical acupuncture. Since 1978, we have trained 90% of the licensed physicians practicing acupuncture in this country.
CranioSacral Therapy (CST) is a gentle, hands-on method of evaluating and enhancing the functioning of a physiological body system called the craniosacral system – comprised of the membranes and cerebrospinal fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord.