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California Acupuncture License and Primary Care Provider
California is one of the few states in the USA whereby a licensed acupuncturist is a Primary Care Provider and as such the scope of practice includes both modern biomedicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

The license permits the ordering of laboratory tests and image studies that include and not limited to blood, urinalysis, fecal tests, radiographs (x-ray), MRI, and CT scan.

The license includes treatments using and not limited to acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutrition therapy, diet and life style changes, meditation, Infared, Tuina (a hands on therapy for soft & deep tissue and structural re-alignment to treat pain, pinched nerves, compressed discs and musculoskeletal disorders).
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National Certification
All states in the USA, with the exception of California and Nevada, utilize the examination by NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) to assess and establish the qualifications and competency to practice acupuncture, herbal medicine, oriental medicine and biomedicine. Many practitioners hold one or two certification. Van Harding holds all four National certifications (Diplomat of Oriental Medicine) and is permit to practice within 43 states and the District of Columbia. As well, my foreign countries accept the NCCAOM certification.
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Studied in ChinaUnique Specialization
Van studied in China at the Qingdao Neurological & Brain Hospital learning the techniques and protocols of Neuro-Acupuncture and Neurological Therapy for the treatment of Acute and Chronic Stroke, TBI or Concussion Syndrome.  This powerful form of modern acupuncture can end paralysis and is applicable to other brain-based disorders and diseases of neuro-degeneration origin (such as MS, ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, dementia) and psychiatric, psychological and emotional disorders.
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Certified Interactive Metronome Provider
Interactive Metronome is a computerized Neurological Therapy that provides real-time assessment and feedback of neuron function and improves neuron timing and sequencing. It enhances rehabilitation therapies such as physical, occupational and speech/language as well it treats ADHA, OCD, Autism and many other brain-based mental and cognitive disorders. The USA Veteran’s Administration completed their study in 2013 of blast-brain injured soldiers and found that it also treated PTSD.  Verify My Certificate  to be a Interactive Metronome Provider


Functional Medicine and Neuro-Endocrine Immunology
Van spent three additional years studying Neurophysiology, Neuroendocrine Immunology, Blood Chemistry, Functional and Orthomolecular Medicine to address the biochemistry aspects for treating brain injury, diseases and recovery of function.

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