The mechanisms of acupuncture analgesia
Journal/Book: Br J Hosp Med. 1987; 38(4): 308-312.
Abstract: Despite ever-increasing popularity as a quick, effective and safe means of pain control, acupuncture is still regarded with some suspicion in conventional medical circles. Nevertheless evidence is accumulating to support a firm physiological basis for its action, a fuller understanding of which will shed light on the essence of pain itself.