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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.

Seven Communication Skills Every Acupuncturist Must Have

Many people think that the life of an acupuncturist is just poking people with needles, but in reality, much of what we do is about communication. Being able to clearly articulate a patient’s diagnosis and plan for treatment, and talking about the business aspects of your practice can make or break your success as a practitioner. Here are a few communication tools you need in order to be effective, both as a practitioner and as a business professional.

1)  What do you do? As an . . . → Read More: Seven Communication Skills Every Acupuncturist Must Have

The Importance of Educating Your Acupuncture Patients

The Chinese Way to Better Health

Several years before I had become a practitioner of Chinese medicine, I sought out the services of an acupuncturist.  This particular practitioner was actually a chiropractor who performed acupuncture, but it was long before I knew to ask about credentials and training hours.

This particular practitioner kept me waiting in his exam room for what felt like a really long time.  There were no books or magazines—just a table, chair and a five-phase wall chart.  After waiting for the better part of a half . . . → Read More: The Importance of Educating Your Acupuncture Patients