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IHSOAM
International Holistic Society of Alternative Medicine
Who we are?
We are an association of international Alternative doctors, which includes Chinese doctors graduated from Chinese Medicine University from China, American chiropractors and other alternative specialized doctors. We have deep knowledge of Holistic medicine and alternative medicine, especially Chinese medicine, and we aim to share that knowledge around the world.
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What do we do?
We organize lectures and training courses on specific topics about Chinese medicine, chiropractic and other alternative medicine techniques to spread our knowledge especially on Chinese medicine and chiropractic around the world
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Core team
The founders of the association.
Other founders
Dr. Zhang Guo Dong
Founder & CEO
Dr Zhang is a Chinese and English bilingual. Born in a family of Chinese medicine practitioners, he is familiar with Chinese and Western Chinese medicine culture and education. He has graduated from major universities in the United States and China and has published excellent papers. Organized multi-disciplinary international Chinese medicine seminars.
(2008-2011) - full scholarship graduated at University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA Biology
(2013-2016) - full scholarship graduated at Tianjin University of TCM, China, Master, Medicine
(2013-2016) - Shanxi University of TCM, Integrative Medicine 3 years Correspondence Education
(2016-2019) - full scholarship graduated at Tianjin University of TCM, China, Doctor Degree, Acupuncture
(2017.3-2018.12) - Alhambra Medical University, CA, USA, Master Degree, Medicine
(2005-2008) - American International Diabetes Research Center, Market research specialist, Market sales of Chinese medicine in California and research reports.
(2008-2012) - American International Diabetes Research Center, consultant, Chinese herbs produce and sales in USA and China.
(2013-2018) - Shanxi Guangji Hospital, Vice-president, marketing, research, and training.
Other founders
Henry Tarazona
Director Manager & Founder
Dr Henry is one of the few foreigners that study a bachelor on Chinese medicine and as well a master degree from Tianjin traditional Chinese medicine university in China and both in Chinese language.

Dr Henry Tarazona is specialized on treating pain and gynecological diseases, is specialize in Chinese herbs, acupuncture and mostly on tuina technique.

He is one of the few that work in a Chinese Medicine hospital in china recognize for his good techniques and dedication to Chinese medicine , and has acupuncture license and Chinese medicine rehabilitation license in China.

He specialized in tuina techniques including abdominal tuina and pediatric tuina studied with the famous Tuina doctor Wang Jin Gui, and specialized on treating pain, pediatric, and gynecological diseases.

He also has an specialization on the Chinese medicine classics (Chinese medicine philology) and he is a leading expert on the interpretation and translations of the 4 classics of Chinese medicine.

Besides that Dr Henry has held lectures in China on Chinese medicine develop and he is a Council member of the word federation of chinese medicine.
Other founders
Doctor Mohammed Qashmar
Founder & director of the Middle East branch
Has a PHD degree in acupuncture moxibustion and tuina from Tianjin university of traditional Chinese medicine 2019-china.

Master degree in acupuncture moxibustion and tuina from Tianjin University of traditional Chinese medicine 2014 -china.

Bachelor degree in physical therapy from the Arab American university 2008-jenin-Palestine.

2008-2010 worked in Palestine Red Crescent society rehabilitation center, Assessing patient's abilities and setting treatments goals. Provide PT services to SCI, CVA, CP, Low Back Pain, peripheral Nerve Injury, orthopedic disorders, Facial Palsy, Cervical Pain, and other related cases.

Dr Mohammed is specialized in the technique develop by the well-known Dr Zhang Jian Jun in Chinese-awn needle acupuncture(elongate needle technique) and practice and apply this unique method in treating variety of the most common diseases.

Besides following the academician prof. Shi xue min and his team, he specialized in the technique XING NAO KAI QIAO(XNKQ) acupuncture technique that was invented by prof shi xue min for treating stroke patients, and later on the ( huo xue san feng ) technique for treating high blood pressure.
Our representatives
Other representatives
DR. IOANNIS DIMITRIOU
Specialized doctor & director of the European branch
Dr. med Ioannis Dimitriou MD MLCOM PT CCH MSc PhD in TCM MSc MHP MIP, has graduated from Medical and Health Care Schools in Athens and Lamia Greece, Tianjin China, Prague Czech Republic, London UK. He is the president of the Hellenic Association of Chinese Medicine, the Hellenic Corporation of Chinese Medicine, the International Chinese Medicine Congress in Athens, the director of Athens College of East Asian Medicine and a founding member of the Filiform Fire Needle Medical Company in Hong Kong.
He has more than 20 years of clinical experience in Chinese Medicine, Physiotherapy, Homeopathy, Osteopathy and Conventional Medicine and has spent the better part of 13 years in China pursuing the mastery and refinement of Chinese Medicine. He has also successfully completed the post graduate osteopathic medicine course and graduated from the well-esteemed London College of Osteopathic Medicine (LCOM) in London UK. Currently he is following a MSc in Mental Health Promotion and Prevention of Mental Disorders, in the 1st Department of Psychiatry in the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
Furthermore he has been a well-sought after lecturer and tutor since 2005 and is presently giving various Chinese Medicine lectures internationally and manages his own clinic in Athens while he is also practicing in Mystras as the medical director of Euphoria Retreat.
His area of expertise is Holistic Medicine. A medicine that does only good.
Other representatives
Dr. Alberto Cantidio Ferreira
Specialized doctor & director of the South American branch
Dr Alberto Cantidio is a Brazilian Physical therapist, Started to study acupuncture from 2004 and from 2013-2016 did a master degree on acupuncture from Tianjin University of Chinese medicine.

During his this period Dr Alberto Cantidio specialized on a technique developed in the first teaching hospital of the Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese medicine called (Xing nao kai qiao) XNKQ. Technique that specialize to treat cerebrovascular Accident (CVA), for patients with strokes and facial paralysis from the famous Doctor Shi Xue Ming.

Since then Alberto Cantidio has been giving lectures around the world, teaching the XNKQ technique and Chinese medicine.
Other representatives
Dr. Louis Zwirble
Director of the chiropractic department
Dr. Zwirble graduated from the Prestigious Life University College of Chiropractic in 2009. During his education he focused solely on the Gonstead Methodology of Chiropractic. He was fortunate enough to study under the Gonstead legend, Dr. Richard Gohl, as well as many others. While in school he was accepted into the overseas program and performed part of his internship in China.

Upon graduation he traveled back to China and spent 4 years working in hospitals and private clinics. Dr. Zwirble travels back periodically to China to educate the hospitals and local population on the nervous system and Chiropractic. He has had the pleasure of traveling, working and sharing Chiropractic to places such as Qatar and Thailand.

Since he began practicing, Dr. Zwirble keeps up to date on many continuing educational classes, ensuring that his patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced chiropractic care possible. He will provide patients with nutrition and exercise protocols as per the patient's request.

His experiences have given him a great opportunity to learn and care for a wide variety of ailments from which patients may suffer. Dr. Zwirble's mission is to restore health through natural, drugless chiropractic care, allowing patients to live their lives to the fullest.

His passion for true Chiropractic and community has led him and his family to Northport. He looks forward to sharing his experience on health and healing through the Gonstead Methodology of Chiropractic.
Other representatives
Dr. Manja
Specialized Chinese doctor & co-director of the European branch
Dr Manja is a TCM practitioner, living and running his busy clinic in Serbia. Being one of few foreigners in that part of Europe who has bachelor degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from a university in China, he is working on promoting TCM in the West, through his blog on Chinese medicine (since 2014), as well as lectures and courses. He also holds a bachelor degree in Chinese language and literature.
Other representatives
Dr. Cristobal Minguez Herrera
Specialized Chinese doctor & co-director of European branch
Dr Mingues has a PhD in acupuncture from the Guang zhou traditional Chinese medicine university, since 2011 has been studying Chinese medicine and has many years' experience. Dr Mingues is specialize on acupuncture techniques, osteopathy and Chinese medicine combine with special therapies.In Addition Dr Mingues is one of the few doctors around the worl that instruct Wing Chun and Da yan Qi gong, one of the most traditional Qi gong technique.
OUR COURSES
Cerebrovascular accident (CVA) treatment with Xing Nao Kai qiao (XNKQ) technique. (3 courses)
High blood pressure treatment with Huo xue san feng (HXSF) technique. (1 course)
Pain management and acupuncture treatments (3 courses)
Specific Pain Management seminars ( 5 courses )
* Back pain course. (1 course)
* Neck Pain course. (1 course)
* Frozen Shoulder and knee pain course.(1 course)
* Elbow, knees, and wrist course.(1 course)
* Headaches course. (1 course)
Gynecological Related diseases. (2 courses)
Respiratory system related diseases treatment with acupuncture (1 course)
Digestive system related disease treatment with acupuncture (1 course)
Facial paralysis treatment course (1 course)
Loose weight with acupuncture (1 course)
Insomnia, depression and addictions (1 course)
Cupping and guasha (1 course)
Blood letting therapy (1 course)
Tuina techniques (4 courses)
Chinese medicine classics ( 5 courses)
* The yellow emperor Classics .
* Febrile disease classic ( wen bing)
* Shang han Lun classic.
* Jin Kui Yao Lue.
* Acupuncture classics
American style chiropractic Seminars (5 courses)
*Neck adjustment
*Chest and Lower Back adjustment
*joins and limbs adjustment
*Hips and lower back adjustments
Other courses
Osteopathy
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Cerebrovascular accident (CVA) treatment with Xing Nao Kai Qiao (XNKQ) technique.
(3 courses)
The XNKQ technique is a technique that was develop in Tianjin in the first teaching hospital of Chinese medicine, develop by the well know doctor and neurology specialist Shi Xue Min (石学敏)to treat and heal the body after a stroke.

Cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is the medical term for a stroke. A stroke is when blood flow to a part of your brain is stopped either by a blockage or the rupture of a blood vessel.

NOTE: This is a 3 course level that is divided in , basic level, intermediate, and advance knowledge on how to treat the CVA with the XNKQ technique.

The duration of each seminar is 2 days and after completion of the seminar the student will be able to identify the types of Strokes and their treatment with acupuncture specially with the XNKQ technique, and finally will be able to treat patients that had CVA.

After the completion of each course the student will receive the corespondent certification.
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High blood pressure treatment with Huo xue san feng (HXSF) technique
(1 course)
The HXSF technique is a technique that was develop in Tianjin in the first teaching hospital of Chinese medicine, develop by the well know doctor and neurology specialist Shi Xue Min (石学敏)to treat high blood pressure.

High blood pressure is a common condition in which the long-term force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that it may eventually cause health problems, such as heart disease.

NOTE: This is a 1 course knowledge on how to treat the high blood pressure with the HXSF technique.

The duration of these seminar is 2 days and after completion of the seminar the student will be able to do a proper diagnose on high blood pressure and their treatment with acupuncture specially with the HXSF technique, and finally will be able to treat patients that have blood pressure.

After the competition of each course the student will receive the corespondent certification.
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Pain management and acupuncture treatments
(3 courses)
This is seminar in which the student will learn how to treat patients that have any disease that can cause pain , which include neuralgia , fibromyalgia, frozen shoulder , herniation, tennis elbow, sport injuries, muscular pain, etc.

This seminar will be divided into small course depending on the needs of the students and after the completion of each seminar the student will receive the correspondent certification according to the next program:

This seminar will talk about pain management in general and will be divided into 3 course seminar, every course seminar will be independently and will have a duration of two days respectably.

* First course:
On these course the student will learn about how to diagnose and treat , frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, neck problems, and lower back pain.
* Second course: On these course the patient will learn to diagnose and treat sports injuries and other join problems.
* Third course: Finally the student will learn how to treat chronic pain diseases , fibromyalgia, arthritis, etc.
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Specific Pain Management seminars
(5 courses)
These seminars are more specific seminars that will focus on one topic and will deeply teach the students the different methods to treat pain related problems with acupuncture, cupping Tuina Massage, blood letting treatment, etc.

* Back pain course.
* Neck Pain course.
* Frozen Shoulder and knee pain course.
* Elbow, knees, and wrist course.
* Headaches course.


NOTE: after completion of this courses the students not only will learn to diagnose and treat with acupuncture, but will learn how to use different techniques that will improve the treatment , Including Tuina Massage, Cupping,Blood letting, Guasha (scrabbing), etc. and the student will receive the correspondent certification.


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Gynecological Related diseases
(2 courses)
This seminar is divided into two independent courses on how to treat gynecological related diseases.

* The first course:
On these course The student will learn on how to diagnose , and treat ,Infertility, Dysmenorrhea (menstrual pain). with acupuncture , electro-acupuncture, Tuina massage, and cupping.

* The second course: On these course The student will learn on how to diagnose , and treat ,Menopause,urinary tract infections, urinary incontinence and leucorrhoea (Vaginal discharge) with acupuncture , electro-acupuncture, Tuina massage, and cupping.

After the competition of each course the student will receive the correspondent certification.



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Respiratory system related diseases treatment with acupuncture
(1 course)
This is a two days seminar on which the student will learn how to do proper TCM diagnose and how to treat the most common respiratory system diseases with acupuncture techniques that include:Common cold, cough, Bronchitis,asthma,seasonal allergies,etc.

After the competition of each course the student will receive the correspondent certification




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Digestive system related disease treatment with acupuncture
(1 course)
This is a two days seminar on which the student will learn how to do proper TCM diagnose and how to treat the most common digestive system diseases with acupuncture techniques that include:stomach ache, constipation, diarrhea, hiccup, vomit, floated belly, etc.

After the competition of each course the student will receive the correspondent certification.
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Facial paralysis treatment course
(1 course)
This is a two day seminar in which the participants will learn the different types of facial paralysis , how to make a proper diagnose, including MRI analysis and finally how to treat facial paralysis with acupuncture , in this course will learn the XNKQ method, and the traditional acupuncture method to treat paralysis. In the end of this course participants will be able to diagnose and treat facial paralysis.

After the competition of each course the student will receive the correspondent certification.
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Lose weight with acupuncture
(1 course)
This is a two day seminar in which the participants will learn how to diagnose obesity and the different types of obesity, besides that on this course the participants will learn how to treat obesity with acupuncture , cupping, and auricle-acupuncture, finally participants will learn techniques that may help the patients with anxiety and will learn TCM diet and healthy habits so the participant will be able to improve the treatment with his patients.

After the competition of each course the student will receive the correspondent certification.
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Insomnia, depression and addictions
(1 course)
This is a two day seminar in which the participants will learn about These three diseases , how to make a proper diagnose, and how to treat with acupuncture , on these course the participant will learn how to treat the different types of addictions including alcohol, cigarette, narcotics, opioids,etc. in this course will learn the XNKQ method, and the traditional acupuncture method to treat these diseases . the end of this course participants will be able to diagnose and treat these diseases.

After the competition of each course the student will receive the correspondent certification.
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Cupping and guasha
(1 course)
This is a two days seminar That will focus exclusively on Cupping and Guasha (scribing) technique

Cupping therapy is a treatment in which a cup sucked to the skin to create local stimulation for disease treatment and prevention. The secret is the negative pressure created by consuming the air inside the cup with fire or other methods.

Guasha involves repeated pressured strokes over lubricated skin with a smooth edge placed against the pre-oiled skin surface, pressed down firmly, and then moved downwards along muscles or meridians.This intervention causes bleeding from capillaries and sub-cutaneous blemishing which usually last for several days.

On this course participants will learn everything about the techniques, the types of cupping, and guasha, the use of the techniques , the clinical application of these technique, and the most common treatments.

This is an entirely practical course.

After the competition of each course the student will receive the correspondent certification.
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Blood letting therapy
(1 course)
Bloodletting (or blood-letting) is a traditional Chinese medicine technique that consist to withdrawal of blood from a patient to prevent or cure illness and disease.

This is a two days seminar in which participants will learn how all the basics of blood letting technique , practitioner will learn how to diagnose, and in which cases use blood letting, also will learn about the proper way on how to do bloodletting technique base on the CNT technique. By the end of these course practitioner will be able to treat the most common diseases that can be treat with blood letting. This course is mostly practical.

After the competition of each course the student will receive the correspondent certification.
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Tuina techniques
(4 courses)
Tuina massage is an ancient Chinese medical therapy . that consist on a special type of massage to treat different types of diseases many hospitals include Tuina as a standard aspect of treatment, with specialization for infants, adults, orthopedics, traumatology, cosmetology, rehabilitation, and sports medicine. In the West, Tuina is taught as a part of the curriculum at some acupuncture schools.

This is a 4 course seminar , that will be teach according to the practitioner needs, this seminar will be divided as follow:

Tuina techniques ( basic course)

This is a two days course where the practitioners will learn all the basic techniques of Tuina massage and the application of these techniques in the clinical practice.

Tuina techniques ( intermediate course)


This is a two days course where the practitioners will learn all the advance techniques of Tuina massage and the application of these techniques in the clinical practice.on these course the practitioners will learn how to treat some of the most common muscle injuries that include, frozen shoulder, neck problems, and lower back problems.

Tuina techniques ( advance course course)

This is a two days course where the practitioners will learn all the advance techniques of Tuina massage and the application of these techniques in the clinical practice.in this course the practitioner will learn abdominal Tuina and all the application in the clinical practice and other common injuries that can be treat with Tuina.

Tuina techniques ( pediatric Tuina course)

This is a two days course where the practitioners will learn all the basic techniques of pediatric Tuina massage and the application of these techniques in the clinical practice.will focus on learn how to treat digestive and respiratory diseases.

After the competition of each course the student will receive the correspondent certification.

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Chinese medicine classics
(5 courses)
This is a 5 courses seminar, this courses are independent to each other and can take in any order.

The Traditional Chinese medicine classics are ancient traditional Chinese medicine books which modern Chinese medicine is base on, The study of the Classics is essential and the basis of any Traditional Chinese doctor, including Acupuncturist . These textbooks will help you to understand the philosophy and the clinical practice of modern Chinese medicine.

* The yellow emperor Classics .


This is a two days seminar that is entirely theory, The yellow emperor classic (Huang di Nei Jing) is the basis of the modern traditional Chinese medicine theory, so is one of the most important text books ,in Chinese medicine and in Chinese culture.

On these seminar the participants will learn about the interpretation of the book by professional philologists , will learn about Zang fu theory, physiology, pathology, etc.

After the competition of each course the student will receive the correspondent certification.

* Febrile diseases classic ( wen bing)

This is a two days seminar that is entirely theory, the febrile diseases classic is an ancient text book essential for practitioner that study Chinese medicine herb-ology ,On these seminar the participants will learn about the interpretation of the book by professional philologists , will learn about

Wei,qi, ying, xue theory and the most common prescriptions related with febrile diseases, like fever, common cold, constipation, diabetes , and dermatology related problems.

After the competition of each course the student will receive the correspondent certification.

* Shang han Lun classic.

This is a two days seminar that is entirely theory, the Shang han lun classic is an ancient text book wrote by one of the famous chinese doctors (zhang Zhong Jing) essential for practitioner that study Chinese medicine herb-ology ,On these seminar the participants will learn about the interpretation of the book by professional philologists , will learn about

Six medidian (liu jing) theory and the most common prescriptions related with with the six meridian theory.

After the competition of each course the student will receive the correspondent certification.

* Jin Kui Yao Lue.

This is a two days seminar that is entirely theory, the Jin Kui yao Lue classic is an ancient text book wrote by one of the famous chinese doctors (zhang Zhong Jing) essential for practitioner that study Chinese medicine herb-ology ,On these seminar the participants will learn about the interpretation of the book by professional philologists , will learn about

Six medidian (liu jing) theory and the most common prescriptions related with with the six meridian theory.and Za bing theory.

After the competition of each course the student will receive the correspondent certification.

* Acupuncture classics

This is a two days seminar that is entirely theory, essential for practitioner that study acupuncture ,On these seminar the participants will learn about the interpretation of different book by professional philologists , will learn about Huang di nei jing,nan jing and other important book related with acupuncture techniques.

After the competition of each course the student will receive the correspondent certification.
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American style chiropractic Seminar
(5 courses)
These are 5 independent seminars, both theory-cal and practical,on these courses practitioner will learn all the basics on American chiropractic techniques, where the students will learn about anatomy , x ray analysts, chiropractic philosophy and techniques.

*Neck adjustment
*Chest and Lower Back adjustment
*Joints and limbs adjustment
*Hips and lower back adjustments


After the competition of each course the student will receive the correspondent certification.
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Other Courses
(1 course)
Osteopathy
Strain Counterstrain (SCS) / Positional Release Technique
It is a type of soft tissue technique created in 1955 by Lawrence Jones, Doctor of Osteopathy.

It is a hands-on treatment that attempts to alleviate muscle and connective tissue tightness by the use of very specific treatment positions that allows local areas of inflammation, trapped within the painful tissue to dissipate.

Following this "release" there is an immediate reduction of pain and tension in the involved tissue.

This relaxation aims to restore normal joint mobility and release other structures in the region that may have been compressed.
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