Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Acupuncture is a time-tested medical system that has developed over the past 3-5,000 years.
There has been an increasing interest in the scientific explanation of how Acupuncture works since Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Acupuncture has been gaining popularity in the West over the past few decades.
Some of the scientific theories to explain Acupuncture includes:
Here are a few summaries of recent scientific research on the mechanics of Acupuncture:
Acupuncture vs. Trigger Point Injection
Adenosine Receptors & Acupuncture
Acupuncture & Connective Tissue
Acupuncture Reduces Perception of Pain
Here are some informative documents on the benefits of Acupuncture from the National Institute of Health-National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
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