Medical Advisory Board Member, Connecticut Worker's Compensation Commission @ State of Connecticut Worker's Compensation Medical Advisory Board Appointee
Owner @ Mayflower Acupuncture LLC
National President @ National Guild of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine, Guild 62, OPEIU, AFL-CIO
postgraduate training and internship, Advanced Acupuncture Training Program @
Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing
I am an acupuncturist who is committed to the full integration of acupuncture into American healthcare. I am a health care practitioner and a business consultant. As a practitioner, I help people take better care of themselves, and as a consultant, I help guide companies to sustainable excellence through best practices for corporate health and for peak
I am an acupuncturist who is committed to the full integration of acupuncture into American healthcare. I am a health care practitioner and a business consultant. As a practitioner, I help people take better care of themselves, and as a consultant, I help guide companies to sustainable excellence through best practices for corporate health and for peak performance and productivity. I also serve as president of the National Guild of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (www.ngaom.org) which is dedicated to providing medical consumers with the highest quality professionally licensed acupuncture and herbal treatment in the United States.
Specialties: Diplomate U.S. National Board of Acupuncture Orthopedics; Certified Disability Evaluator: U.S (Connecticut & Hawaii) and Hong Kong licensed practitioner of Chinese medicine, specializing in health & wellness plans for individuals and organizations.
Medical Advisory Board Member, Connecticut Worker's Compensation Commission @ For the first time in history, pharmaceutical costs exceed medical costs in the Connecticut workers compensation system. Viable alternatives to drugs must be used to manage costs. Acupuncture has a long history of reducing pharmaceutical costs through the biochemical actions of acupuncture which dramatically enhance the body's internal capacity to reduce inflammation, pain and accelerate tissue repair. I was appointed to the Medical Advisory Committee to cooperate with medical colleagues in Connecticut to reduce pharmaceutical costs within the workers compensation system From December 2013 to Present (2 years 1 month) Hartford, Connecticut AreaOwner @ In addition to a full-service, general practice of natural medicine, my practice offers comprehensive consultation and treatment plans called Corporate Wellness Modules. These plans are contracted by organizations and corporations for board members, top executives and valued employees who have health conditions which are affecting claims costs, productivity, absenteeism or profitability. From July 2010 to Present (5 years 6 months) National President @ The National Guild of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine, Guild 62, OPEIU, AFL-CIO is dedicated to providing the American public with the highest level of acupuncture and oriental medicine care available anywhere in the world. We are committed to life-long training and professional development for all US licensed acupuncturists. Our mission is to:
Educate practitioners to a level of competence that meets the standards of primary care and full integration with conventional mainstream medicine;
Provide opportunities for qualified practitioners in mainstream medicine From February 2010 to Present (5 years 11 months) Consultant Practitioner @ In November 2009 I merged my Hong Kong practice with Albert Place Practice because Connecticut became my primary residence. I endorse the practitioners and client service orientation of Albert Place Practice wholeheartedly.
The Albert Place Practice clinic, specializing in Chinese Medicine, was opened in London in the late 1980s by Clair Beardson. The practice proved highly successful and in 1999 a second practice was opened in Hong Kong. Albert Place has a number of certified Chinese medical doctors who, together, bring a wide range of experience. They specialize in many areas, including diabetes, fertility and skin problems. The practice also has a highly trained nutritionist, Raymond Chung. From November 2009 to Present (6 years 2 months) Practitioner @ writing, promotion, health education, workshops and seminar presentation preparation. From October 1988 to Present (27 years 3 months) Chinese Medicine Practitioner @ I am a specialist in preventive and early intervention medical strategies.I am committed to healthcare reform through health promotion as well as primary care treatment, by encouraging self responsibility and providing patient education. I am a Doctor of Oriental Medicine (Hong Kong), a Listed Chinese Medicine Practitioner (CMP) in Hong Kong and a Licensed Acupuncturist in Connecticut and Hawaii. I completed training as a diplomate of the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists (USA), am a Certified Disability Evaluator (USA) and a diplomate of the National Board of Acupuncture Orthopedics (USA). Since 2004, I have been the Hong Kong Advisor for the National Oriental Medicine Accreditation Agency (www.nomaa.org) which supports high international standards for professional competency in Oriental Medicine. I serve as director of the Hong Kong office of the Kendall Institute, which promotes the western physiological basis of needling therapy and emphasizes continuing professional development. I am managing director of Champions Consultancy & Training Limited which provides individualized clinical treatments in addition to wellness consultation services for corporations, performers, and elite athletes. I have been a medical advisor for Action Asia Events, an adventure racing organizer with events throughout Asia (www.actionasiaevents.com) and I started and served as the first chair of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong Health & Wellness committee (www.amcham.org.hk). From September 1988 to Present (27 years 4 months) CEO @ From 2009 to 2011 (2 years) Doctor of Oriental Medicine @ From 1988 to 2011 (23 years) Chair Health & Wellness Committee @ Volunteer, Committee Chair Health & Wellness committee From June 2007 to January 2010 (2 years 8 months) Vice President, International Sales @ Responsible for sales in the US and Canada market. Conducted research into the Chinese medicine herbal formula and powdered individual herb market domestically and internationally. Analyzed trends within the acupuncture and Chinese medicine practitioner profession, with emphasis on the graduate and continuing educational market. Developed stategies for increasing US market penetration.
Reported to president. From February 2005 to January 2007 (2 years) Practitioner @ Practice of acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, Yoga and meditation. Specializing in stress management and techniques for rejuvenation. From January 1996 to January 2000 (4 years 1 month) Owner @ Honolulu, Hawaii. Worker's Compensation and No-Fault auto accident rehabilitation and pain management services. From March 1990 to September 1995 (5 years 7 months) Director of Medical Acupuncture Services @ Directed acupuncture services for Hawaii's largest interdisciplinary facility treating auto and work injuries. Responsible for treating client company patients, documenting patient progress and lobbying legislature. Worked closely with physical therapists, case workers and medical personnel. Served as President of the Hawaii Acupuncture Association, lobbying national and state representatives and coordinating efforts researching the cost-effectiveness of acupuncture. Provider for World Professional Surfing Championships. Built high income, high profit division of large hospital affiliated occupational medicine practice treating acute and chronic pain patients. From September 1993 to January 1995 (1 year 5 months) Practitioner @ Practice of acupuncture for musculoskeletal injuries, stress management, drugless pain management, and performance enhancement. From January 1988 to January 1990 (2 years 1 month) Practitioner @ Physical training for conditioning and weight loss. Treatment of injuries with manipulation and massage. Health promotion and instruction. From January 1986 to January 1988 (2 years 1 month) Practitioner @ Manipulation training, acupressure treatment for athletes. Internship in naturopathic and oriental medicine. From January 1983 to January 1986 (3 years 1 month) Student @ From 1985 to 1986 (1 year)
Degree, Doctor, Oriental Medicine @ Postgraduate Institute of Oriental Medicine From 1988 to 1989 postgraduate training and internship, Advanced Acupuncture Training Program @ Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing From 1987 to 1988 postgraduate training, Chinese medicine @ Emperor's College of Traditional Oriental Medicine From 1985 to 1985 postgraduate training, Physiology, Herbs, Acupuncture Training Program @ California Acupuncture College From 1983 to 1985 Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Social Sciences, English, Political Science @ Union College From 1968 to 1975 high school graduation, College Preparatory @ Lawrence Academy at Groton From 1966 to 1968 Steve Paine is skilled in: Holistic Health, Healthcare, Acupuncture, Pain Management, Wellness, Chronic Pain, Herbal, Physical Therapy, Public Speaking, Nutrition, Chronic Illness, Alternative Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Fertility, Therapeutic Massage