Dry Needling vs. Acupuncture: The Ongoing Debate
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Research Link: http://aim.bmj.com/content/33/6/485.long
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Although Western medical acupuncture (WMA) is commonly practised in the UK, a particular approach called dry needling (DN) is becoming increasingly popular in other countries. The legitimacy of the use of DN by conventional non-physician healthcare professionals is questioned by acupuncturists. This article describes the ongoing debate over the practice of DN between physical therapists and acupuncturists, with a particular emphasis on the USA… Click to read more.