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Kath Bartlett, MS, LAc
Works at Bartlett Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine
Attended Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM)
Lives in Portland, ME
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Drug's weren't sufficient to relieve this nurse's chronic hip pain. We were please when the pain disappeared with Balance Method acupuncture. 
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Thanks. Makes being an acupuncturist worthwhile :)

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This lady with arthritis was pleased when i was able to loosen up her stiff neck and shoulders with Balance Method acupuncture. I added a few more hair like needles and her hip pain magically disappeared.

Its results like these that make practicing acupuncture worthwhile. I love being able to help people by relieving their pain.
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As soon as I placed a few tiny needles in her wrist, this lady with a sprained ankle was able to stand On Her Toes! I added a few more needles and her headache melted away. . .
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Shao Yang and Yang Ming were balanced with Hand Yin meridians? 
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a follow up video to the ocom alumni response about acupuncture employment prospects.

here, lisa gives an educated and frank discussion about the realities of being able to may a living practicing acupuncture.

i must watch for anyone considering acupuncture as a profession. please share this video about what the schools won't tell you.
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if know someone who is interested in acupuncture as a profession, please ask them to watch this video first.

pls watch this video:
http://blip.tv/community-acupuncture-network/re-the-changing-demographics-of-acupuncturists-6501674

it is an ocom alumni response to an article by ocom authors in the journal of american acupuncture entitled "The Changing Demographics of Acupuncturists" regarding employment prospects for acupuncturists.
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patients have no idea what our overhead is. I am sure they would be amazed to find out especially when you add in the student loan debt. they don't even have any clue how much time we spend in acupuncture college. we need to do better about publicizing that thru our swebites and so forth .
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a 2009 article debunking the benefits of the annual mammogram based on a Dartmouth study

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/24/mammograms-role-as-savior-is-tested/
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This young lady's chest pain was magically gone as soon as i inserted the tiny needles. I was glad I could help her.
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Do you think 1min after needling gives Pain relief? Then why need few more Acu treatment afterward?
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This man was smiling after I inserted a few tiny needles: his neck pain instantly disappeared. What a relief Balance Method acupuncture offers.
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hey Dr.karth i can supply you with herbs that is my number +256782908383
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Andrew Weil recommends acupuncturists who have gone to acupuncture college over a medical doctor who took a 300h course and to do acupuncture because acupuncturist's are more highly trained.
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a google review posted this week for a patient i treated last month:

I came to see Kath at Bartlett Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine with some rather significant health issues as well as suffering severe pain from a bout of the Shingles. Kath Bartlett's ability as an Acupuncturist is truly amazing. The shingles pain was virtually eliminated immediately during the first minutes of the first treatment. Though some of the pain crept back over the course of the day, subsequent visits were able to relieve the pain for good as well as address the underlying nerve inflammation caused by the shingles virus. Further Kath was able to put together a mix of Chinese Herbs, which I took over the course of the next several weeks, which helped tremendously in the strengthening and revitalizing of my immune system. This was my first visit ever to an Acupuncturist. It was only because others had recommended her so highly that I even tried it... I'm certainly glad I did! Kath's professionalism, skill and caring demeanor have played a major role in returning me to pain free good health. Oh, and for you first timers, don't be afraid of those little-ole needles… they're so tiny that you can barely even see them - which means that you can barely even feel them.

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"For years now, doctors like myself have known that screening mammography doesn’t save lives, or else saves so few that the harms far outweigh the benefits." a fuller explanation, backed by a JAMA study Nov 2012, that mammography doesn't save lives, rather fuels an industry of expensive chemo, radiation, surgery which may not be medically necessary.

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/11/28/ignoring-the-science-on-mammograms/?scp=1&sq&st=nyt
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Licensed Acupuncturist & Traditional Chinese Herbalist
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Kath Bartlett, MS, LAc is the owner of the Bartlett Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine. Bartlett practices in a traditional Chinese style incorporating Dr. Richard Tan’s Balance Method of acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, dietary and lifestyle counseling to treat a wide variety of health issues. She has especially effective results treating all kinds of pain, allergies & sinus problems, G/I & bowel issues, gyn conditions, skin conditions, managing chronic diseases and providing supportive care for cancer treatment.

Bartlett has been a monthly columnist for Rapid River Magazine and a contributing writer for Whole Health News and New Life Journal magazines,  The Pulse of Oriental Medicine.com , SelfGrowth.com ,  She is a guest blogger for PacHerbs.com . Bartlett has been a featured blogger for Tree.com Health & Wellness Channel and the Co-Editor of Acupuncture/TCM for AllThingsHealing.com . She has lectured about Chinese medicine at various colleges and civic organizations, including the MAHEC Residency Program, UNCA, A&B Technical College and Mission Hospital.  Bartlett has appeared as a featured guest on the "Health Watch" segment of KUSI News in San Diego.

Bartlett earned her Masters of Science degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego.  She is board certified in Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).  She received her Bachelors of Arts degree from UCLA.   Bartlett is the founder of the WNC Acupuncture Society.   

Education
  • Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM)
    MSTOM, 1997 - 2001
  • UCLA
    BA Design, 1980 - 1984
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  • Bartlett Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine
    Acupuncturist & Traditional Chinese Herbalist, present
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Asheville, NC - New York - California
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