For approximately 5000 years, the Chinese have been effectively treating many conditions and diseases by using a system of small ditches or neurovascular nodes spread across the body known as acupuncture points (Kendal 2002). For more information visit the acupuncture page.
These links provide more information about acupuncture and the continuing discoveries that validate this ancient medicine that has been used for thousands of years.
Acupuncture provides true pain relief The New York Times
Decoding an Ancient Therapy The Wall Street Journal
Hold the Chemicals Bring on the Needles. More and more woman are using facial rejuvenation acupuncture instead of Botox to attack wrinkles.
Needling the Issue of Weight loss The Irish Times
“New groundbreaking research shows that the insertion of an acupuncture needle into the skin disrupts the branching point of nerves called C fibers.” New scientific breakthrough proves why acupuncture works
“It is the first time the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence has explicitly backed the use of complementary therapies.” NHS to give back pain acupuncture
Scientists prove acupuncture works BBC News
Acupuncture ‘more than a placebo’ BBC News
On Pins and Needles:Acupuncture for Arthritis Relief ABC News
Acupuncture: A Cure for Infertility? NBC News
Acupuncture From Ancient Practice to Modern Science Trusted Health Information From the National Institutes of Health