Photo: Acupuncture needles placed in skin
Audio: Acupuncture Dictation
- The ancient Chinese invented acupuncture.
- Western medicine is often very different from Eastern medicine.
- Acupuncture is a procedure in which needles are inserted into the patient’s skin.
- When needles pierce the skin, there is always a risk of infection.
- If I believed in acupuncture, it would probably cure my headache.
- What are the differences between Eastern and Western explanations of how acupuncture works?
- Acupuncture, like Chiropractic procedures, are not acceptable medical practices for some American insurance companies.
- Studies have shown that acupuncture produces better results than a placebo treatment.
- The Chinese believe that the body has a series of meridians, or channels, through which energy flows.
- An acute sense of touch will allow the acupuncturist to better understand the flow of energy within a given meridian.