When dry needling becomes acupuncture

Posted on April 10, 2015

A recent paper on dry needling appears to want to change the definition and practice of dry needling to resemble acupuncture closer than ever before and still be considered dry needling

Who is recommending Acupuncture?

Posted on April 02, 2015

Acupuncture sure has it’s fair share of skeptics, despite gaining in popularity. But who exactly is recommending patients to acupuncture these days?

Robert Davis – Society for Acupuncture Research – #6

Posted on March 30, 2015

Robert Davis, one of the co-presidents of SAR talks about the Society for Acupuncture Research, research quality issues in China and the final word on acupuncture and chronic pain.

Dealing with the problem of ‘Qi and Meridians’ in the 21st century – Part 1

Posted on March 24, 2015

The most controversial concept in all of Chinese medicine is the concept of qi (pronounced chee) flowing through invisible lines called meridians.  Researchers question their origins in this article.

Conventional Medicine or Double Standard Medicine?

Posted on March 09, 2015

Is conventional medicine actually evidence based? Maybe not as much as you might think! A closer look at a double standard in medicine.

How safe is Acupuncture? What are the risks?

Posted on February 12, 2015

What are the risks of Acupuncture?

1) A 2001 survey of Acupuncturists practicing in the UK reported no serious adverse events, and 43 minor events out of 34,407 acupuncture treatments.