Category About Acupuncture

Western Medical Acupuncture

Western medical acupuncture is a therapeutic modality involving the insertion of fine needles; it is an adaptation of Chinese acupuncture using current knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology, and the principles of evidence-based medicine. Western medical acupuncture is principally used…

ELECTROACUPUNCTURE (EA)

With electroacupuncture (EA), needles are inserted by hand but then attached to a battery-operated device which generates a mild electrical current that causes stimulation of the needles. This current generally applies more stimulation to acupoints than needle twirling or other hand manipulation…