Posts by AJ

It’s Time to Expand…Hiring an Associate with Dr. Lorne Brown

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016 in Acupuncture, Podcast

      Subscribe: | RSS | Itunes       In this podcast, AJ talks with Lorne Brown about the keys to hiring an associate. Lorne gives us some valuable hints on how to find the right associate that fits your practice and ideology. He provides some great insight on his initial mistakes in hiring associates, and outlines how to not repeat his errors. As a bonus, Lorne is hiring at his Canadian clinic, Acubalance. Listen for a call for applicants at the end of the podcast!! Learn more abouth Lorne’s clinic, Acubalance Wellness Center: Find a vast amount of CEU (Prod Seminars) and free seminars (Medigogy) at: If you haven’t already picked up Lorne’s amazing book, “Missing the Point: What Acupuncturists Fail…and What They Need to Know to Succeed”, find it here:   About Lorne:   Dr. Lorne Brown is the Clinical Director of Acubalance Wellness Centre, and the Founder of Pro D Seminars, Medigogy and the Integrative Fertility Symposium. After a career as a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Lorne received his Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine at Vancouver’s International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Lorne has extensive postgraduate training in gynecology, obstetrics, and reproductive medicine. Internationally known for his ground-breaking work as an educator and advocate...

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Taking the Leap from Employee to Business Owner with Michelle McGlade

Posted by on Jul 23, 2016 in Acupuncture, Podcast

Subscribe: | RSS | Itunes       In today’s podcast, AJ sits down for a second time with Michelle McGlade to talk about moving through fear as you transition from employee to business owner. Michelle addresses the fears associated with becoming a business owner. She stresses the ultimate need to know your “why”–your ultimate vision. When you know the “why” and your mission, your decisions become less rooted in fear and, everything is easier. Michelle began her wellness career as a licensed acupuncturist and has moved her entrepreneurial skills to an online marketplace and business coaching for wellness entrepreneurs. She walked the path of successful clinic owner and is happy to share her experience in becoming a business owner. Ultimately, she made a choice to close down her practice to launch her online community. She continues to help wellness practitioners find their footing with her online business coaching platform and her book, “Unstoppable: Strategies to Launch and Grow your Holistic Practice”. Connect with Michelle at: For information to start and grow your holistic practice, Michelle’s book “Unstoppable” is available on Amazon:...

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Exstore Assessment System with Dr. Anthony Lombardi

Posted by on Jul 7, 2016 in Acupuncture, Podcast

Subscribe: | RSS | Itunes     In this episode, AJ speaks with Dr. Anthony Lombardi, a chiropractor, licensed acupuncturist, and owner of Hamilton Back Clinic, an integrative clinic in Ontario, Canada. He received his training in medical acupuncture at MacMasters University where he now is a senior instructor. Anthony introduces us to his musculoskeletal assessment system, Exstore. With this system, the practitioner is able to improve musculoskeletal function within minutes by focusing on the girdle stabilizers and releasing motor inhibition at the neuromuscular junctions. Exstore provides a standardized system that produces consistent results quickly and efficiently. For more information on Dr. Anthony Lombardi and the Exstore assessment system, visit: You can contact Anthony directly at:...

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Combining Chinese Medicine with modern technology to tackle infertility with Kirsten Hurst-Karchmer

Posted by on Jul 5, 2016 in Acupuncture, Podcast

Subscribe: | RSS | Itunes       In this episode, AJ sits down with Kirsten Hurder-Karchmer. Kirsten is the Founder and CEO of an innovative herb company called Conceivable. Her herbal line approaches a women’s constitution during each phase of her cycle, allowing a more targeted approach to addressing the patient’s underlying make-up, regulating her cycle, and promoting fertility. In addition, Kirstin and her team spent a year developing a powerful conception app based on Chinese Medicine. This unique platform offers a customized constitutional diagnosis for each phase of a woman’s cycle, menu plans, behavior modification tools, and other features that promote a healthy cycle and improve fertility. Recent data has shown that 30% of women who used the Conceivable platform plus the appropriate herbs for 90 days became pregnant. For clinicians, Kirsten has also created a subscription plan where clinics can use the Conceivable platform for a small monthly payment and get a referral fee for Conceivable herbs prescribed to their patients. At the end of the podcast, Kirsten makes a call to action to acupuncturists. Her thought provoking exercise will extend you past your comfort zone and help you grow exponentially as a practitioner and person while you are able to help so many more patients....

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Neuropuncture with Dr. Michael Corradino

Posted by on Jun 7, 2016 in Uncategorized

Subscribe: | RSS | Itunes   This week AJ sits down with Dr. Michael Corradino to discuss his revolutionary method– Neuropuncture. Neuropuncture is a highly effective neurophysiological technique which combines the mechanism of acupuncture with that of electrical stimulation to achieve amazing results. Mike outlines his method and how understanding neuroanatomy allows you to integrate traditional acupuncture with neuroscience for superior results. “Once you understand it’s neuroscience, you can treat anything.” June 12, 2016 at 9am (PST) Neuropuncture: Advanced Electrical Acupuncture Dr. Corradino and ProD seminars present a live webinar detailing how electro-acupuncture works, its different applications, and research outlining ideal frequencies and amperage (milliamp vs. microamp). In this module, Mike is going to show you how to use electro-acupuncture to optimize your results and maximize the patient experience. Clink the link below and find information on the live seminar under “live upcoming”: Dr. Corradino is the co-founder of the North County Integrated Acupuncture Center, an integrated pain center in San Diego, and is a faculty member and clinical supervisor at PCOM, San Diego. He is also the resident acupuncturist for the Golden Door Spa and Retreat, where he is able to educate some of the most influential people from around the world about the benefits of Chinese Medicine....

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