Previous studies on acupuncture have focused on the ancient art’s therapeutic effects, but now – for the first time – there is scientific evidence of the response of body tissue to acupuncture needling. Conducted at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, the two-year study takes a major step towards establishing credibility among Western medical practitioners for the therapy long considered “alternative.” A report on the study, titled “Biomechanical response to acupuncture needling in humans,” will be featured in the December issue of the Journal of Applied Physiology.
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