A Brief History of Acupuncture in Japan Prior to World War II – Part 2

Japanese Meridian Therapy (JMT) This new system of acupuncture, distilled from the classics, restored the emphasis on the meridians in Japanese acupuncture and filled a gap for many practitioners who never before had a practical method to guide them in the selection of acupuncture points. -Shudo Denmai on Japanese Meridian Therapy The Origin of JMT […]

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A Brief History of Acupuncture in Japan Prior to World War II – Part 1

Beginning in 1603, a new shogunate came to power and the Edo government was formed, thus beginning a period of economic growth, strict social policies, and isolation from foreign exchange for almost 300 years therefore allowing for a style of Japanese acupuncture to form.  -Akiko Kobayashi et al., in History and Progress of Japanese Acupuncture […]

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