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Doane Online Education Video

1) What is DNA™ – Distal Needling Acupuncture®?
Distal Needling Acupuncture® has made it possible for Robert Doane to run the largest private Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine practice in the USA.
The DNA™ method is based on 20 years of clinical experience, 400,000 plus patient visits and the constant refinement of techniques that demonstrate effective clinical results. This culmination of experience has led to an unprecedented acupuncture method distinct in fundamental understanding, clinical terminology and treatment applications.
DNA™ (Distal Needling Acupuncture®) is the logical fusion of ancient Chinese medicine and modern anatomy/physiology with precise treatment strategies unique to any other acupuncture methods. Comprehensive research into the true concepts of Ancient Chinese medicine reveals an integrated biophysical model. The vascular system (Jing-Luo), the internal organs, and elements of the nervous system connect with the external body systems, including the musculoskeletal and fascial system (Jing-Jin). These significant connections of the body give rise to internal and external physical relationships, such as viscero-somatic (internal organ-to-body), somato-visceral (body-to-internal organ), viscero-visceral (internal organ-internal organ), and somato-somatic (body-to-body) connections important in health, disease processes, and clinical practice.
In the clinical setting, patients manifest symptoms associated with these internal-external relationships, and it is the role of the practitioner to discern, diagnose and treat effectively. It is the comprehensive understanding of these biophysical phenomena as described in Ancient Chinese medicine that guides the DNA™ approach and precise treatment application.

2) What MPD® – Medical Pulse Diagnosis® ?
The development of MPD® is the result of twenty years of high volume clinical experience. The unique discoveries and cardiovascular emphasis of this method come from continually observing the same pulse signs and concurrent symptoms in thousands of patients. Modern medical research continues to support the clinical observations of MPD®.
The MPD® system emphasizes the cardiological influence in many common pathologies, as well as complicated disease manifestations. Over many years, MPD® has categorized refined pulse presentations of the left Cun position representing the functionality of the heart. Classical Chinese Medicine distinguishes the heart as the ‘Emperor’ organ, emphasizing its principal physiological role in the maintenance of physical health. The millennia-old detailed descriptions of the vascular system and the specific substances of systemic circulation instruct the effective clinical practice of Chinese Medicine.
The MPD® pulse positions differ from most traditional pulse teachings and provide an advanced standardization of pulse locations for accurate diagnosis. The comprehensive pulse analysis informs the practitioner of the multiple pathological conditions influencing each patient’s disease expression. This comprehensive diagnosis guides the most effective MPD® treatment strategies.

3) What is Doane Online Education?
The goal of Doane.us is to help as many Chinese Medical Doctors as possible become superior practitioners that help patients achieve an excellent state of health and wellness.
Everyone who meets Robert Doane is aware of his enormous dedication to the field of Chinese Medicine. The DNA™ (Distal Needling Acupuncture®), MPD® (Medical Pulse Diagnosis®) and DPM (Doane Practice Management) methods are elevating the presentation and practice of Chinese Medicine in clinics all over the world.

Robert Doane and his clinical team have made it their full pursuit to master :

  • The most effective acupuncture methods for the treatment of pain and internal diseases.
  • The most effective Chinese pulse diagnosis methods.
  • The most effective Chinese herbal therapies.
  • The most effective practice management methods to run a highly successful and profitable Chinese medical clinic.
  • The most effective meditation method to investigate our true nature, and revitalize the body.

Doane Online Education. Advancing Chinese Medicine.