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About Acupuncture Practice Insights

Acupuncture Practice Insights is the brainchild of Lynn Jaffee, a licensed acupuncturist, author, and public speaker. Lynn’s vision is to provide information that will help you build your acupuncture practice in a way that feels genuine and comfortable.

However you define success, whether it's measured in the number of patients per week, net income, or work/life balance, you should be able to work in a profession that you love, make a living, and not burn out. At Acupuncture Practice Insights, you'll find articles, tips, and support that will help you grow your practice, find success, and enjoy the process.

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Acupuncture Health Insights

simple steps book

The pamphlets in your waiting room are a good start, but some patients want more--and the more they know, the more they will talk about acupuncture and your services.

Now you can offer your patients a plain explanation of Chinese medicine through Simple Steps: The Chinese Way to Better Health. Written by acupuncturist Lynn Jaffee, this short and easy-to-read book offers a clear and understandable description of Chinese medicine with assessments, steps for self-care, and answers to common questions about acupuncture.

A Very Good Day

Last Friday I had a very good day. It began with an email from a patient I had treated on Thursday. Her message was short; she said that after having a headache for the better part of a week, it was finally gone after her treatment.

Mid morning, I saw a lovely young woman with whom I had been working for about two months. She was trying to get pregnant, and after three unsuccessful IVF procedures, she had decided to try acupuncture before her . . . → Read More: A Very Good Day

Get Well Soon

A few years ago, I treated a Gary for golfer’s elbow, which is pretty much the same thing as tennis elbow, but it afflicts golfers. Gary was going on a golfing vacation in about ten days, and wanted to play without pain. I treated Gary’s elbow three times prior to his trip, and he improved to a point where I told him he was done and could go play golf.

I never heard another word from Gary until about a year ago, when I . . . → Read More: Get Well Soon

Should You Advertise?

Here’s my yellow pages story:  The first year we opened our clinic, we paid for a very small ad in one of the local yellow page directories.  It cost us a little bit, but we made our monthly payments, and felt like we had our bases covered. 

Over the course of that year, I don’t think we had anyone call from our ad in the directory.  When the yellow page directory salesperson contacted us for the next year, we told him exactly that.  His . . . → Read More: Should You Advertise?