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Placebo Series Part 1 – Understanding Placebo Acupuncture – #4

by Jason Tutt on March 11, 2015 in Episodes, Placebo Series with No Comments


In this special episode, Jason Tutt breaks down what the different forms of placebo acupuncture are, explains how they work, and shows a demonstration for each type of placebo acupuncture. Forms of placebo acupuncture in this episode include (1) minimal acupuncture (2) sham acupuncture (3) placebo needle acupuncture.

Why you should listen – For anyone trying to understand Acupuncture research, or just trying to understand what placebo acupuncture is when it is being compared to real acupuncture, this episode lays a strong foundation for understanding how acupuncture is often tested for efficacy in research studies and clarify some of the language you might come across in these studies when you hear that Acupuncture was superior or was not superior to sham Acupuncture.

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