Acupuncture as a Career Option

Acupuncture is a fast growing therapeutic science gaining popularity all over the world because of its efficiency in resolving many health problems. Therefore, it is also one of the most promising career options in the healthcare sector.

1. For Medical Professionals
  • All qualified Medical Doctors can learn the fundamentals of Theory and practice of Acupuncture. In India, Allopaths, Homoeopaths, Ayurvedic physicians, Physiotherapists, Dentists, can learn Acupuncture skills and start treating their patients.
  • Medical professionals hold an advantage of being conversant with the basic Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body and also have an in-depth knowledge of health & disease conditions. This makes the understanding and practice of Acupuncture easier.
  • One can choose to learn various forms of basic or advanced acupuncture techniques and also to become an Acupuncture Specialist.
2. For Others (Non Medical)
  • It is now possible for all other individuals, who do not possess a medical background, to also become an Acupuncture Professional. They need to be ‘adequately’ trained in the theory and practice of acupuncture along with the basic knowledge of the human body and its disorders.
  • WHO has laid down the guidelines for ‘adequately’ training an individual to become a ‘Acupuncture Professional’ . This involves a standardised curriculum, a prescribed training program and the training hours (minimum 200 hours) required to achieve proficiency.
  • All non medical persons who are interested in serving mankind and those who wish to make Acupuncture as their career must ensure that they receive the adequate trying from recognised and authentic sources.
  • AASP facilitates the learning of Acupuncture. All those who are interested in learning Acupuncture and making a career, may contact AASP office.
The Following Subject Can Be Learned And Used In Clinical Practice
  • Sujok
  • Scalp
  • Face
  • Nose
  • Marma Chikitsa
  • Ryodoraku
  • Reflexology
  • Shiatsu
  • Meridian Massage
  • Tapping
Channel Nourishing
  • Moxibustion
  • Plum Blossom
  • Cupping
  • Herbal applications
Excercise Therapy Qi
  • Touch Therapy
  • Shiatsu
  • Taichi
  • Qi Gong
  • Hara Exercises
  • Mudra
  • Pranayama
Contact : Dr Nilima Thakkar : 982 0676 600