Acupuncture works via the body’s natural healing systemsBy inserting very fine needles into specific points on the skin, acupuncture stimulates the body’s own healing responses. It is being increasingly understood in Western medical terms and validated by clinical trials. Scientific evidence, which has been building up for the past 30 years, shows that acupuncture stimulates nerves which send messages to the spinal cord and brain, releasing feel-good chemicals, and stimulating anti-inflammatory and painkilling mechanisms in the body.
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A recent landmark report commissioned by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), a division within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), found acupuncture to be at or near the top of every category measuring the effectiveness of a...read more
A new milestone survey of 89,000 acupuncture patients being treated for musculoskeletal pain has found that 93% said their acupuncturist was successful in treating their primary complaint. Most of these patients had experienced severe chronic pain for many years and...read more
Ever wondered why acupuncture is beneficial for so many different health problems? One of the reasons is that it helps regulate some of the physiological systems that control the balance between our stress response and our relaxation response. Measuring Heart Rate...read more
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