Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine have been used for centuries to treat a variety of ailments in the population.
In this episode, we'll explore how that treatment made it's way into the American mainstream as well as answering some listener questions about the practice. We'll take a look at how the 5 elements interact with different individuals and we'll examine what it means to get out of the way.
On Today’s Solo Episode of A Healthy Curiosity:
- How the Black Panthers and acupuncture intersected in the early 1970s
- Why generalizing about the elements can be complicated
- Commonalities in how Chinese Medicine practitioners can work with people
- Ideas for getting out of the way to allow healing to happen
Unusual Tale of Acupuncture, Racism, and African American History in the USA by Dr. Tenisha Dandridge
Mutulu Shakur: On The History Of Acupuncture & COINTELPRO
Lincoln Detox Center: The People’s Drug Program
Radical Health: A Threat to a Nation - Mia Donovan on her new film ‘Dope Is Death’
Dr. Tenisha Dandridge
Explore the Basics of Chinese Medicine course
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