Author: Ana Obrien

Is Acupuncture Actually A Science?

Acupuncture is a very popular traditional medical practice with its routes in China. The practice involves using very thin needles to relieve pain and symptoms. The needles are inserted in specific pressure points where the desired effect can be felt. Acupuncture is several thousand years old as part of Chinese traditional medical practice. In recent times, modern interventions such as moxibustion (adding burning herbs to the tip of the needles) and seeding (passing small electric current through the needles) are added to the practice. Due to its long heritage, most people automatically assume acupuncture is a science and works...

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