More Fun With Science

One of my lovely patients sent me this article, which I thought you all might enjoy. While I love the mysterious language and theory of TCM, acupuncture theory is now becoming more and more scientific as research reveals measurable results through testing. I must admit, having information and studies to support the efficacy of this medicine does make it easier to draw in a certain population that tends toward the skeptical. Explaining why someone's pain is gone in energetic terms is fascinating, but can be confusing for some. For others, though, it doesn't matter. All that matters is that, yes, their pain is gone. You can read the article here: http://online.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052748704841304575137872667749264