Monthly Archives: June 2010


Acupuncture Triggers Natural Pain Killers

There are many possibilities as to why acupuncture is so effective for many pain conditions.  No doubt it isn’t just one or two mechanisms at work but several that may be different depending on the individual.    A recent article found that adenosine which is a pain receptor modulator is expressed […]


Acupuncture Improves Strength Training

This from the European Journal of Applied Physiology: Immediate effects of acupuncture on strength performance: a randomized, controlled crossover trial. Hübscher M, Vogt L, Ziebart T, Banzer W. Department of Sports Medicine, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Ginnheimer Landstrasse 39, 60487, Frankfurt, Germany, [email protected] The present study investigated the immediate efficacy of acupuncture […]