Acupractitioner21 is the sequel to the underground hit Acustudent21, from one of the periods when I was training in Chinese medicine. This blog will focus on Classical Chinese Medicine, CCM, the old system, and on what it´s like to practice acupuncture in the West in the 21st century. The name might have changed, but like everybody in old Chinese medicine, I am still a student.
London acupuncturist Peter Firebrace composed this Chinese Medical Blues about the strange ASA (Advertising Standards Authority) rules concerning what UK acupuncturists are allowed to list on their websites, flyers and clinics... Even though the subject itself is grim, the song is hilarious.
You can read the details about what the crushing ASA rules mean for Chinese medical practitioners in the UK, on this page: