Electroacupuncture: mechanisms and clinical application

@article{Ulett1998ElectroacupunctureMA,
  title={Electroacupuncture: mechanisms and clinical application},
  author={G. Ulett and S. Han and Ji-sheng Han},
  journal={Biological Psychiatry},
  year={1998},
  volume={44},
  pages={129-138}
}
Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese method to treat diseases and relieve pain. We have conducted a series of studies to examine the mechanisms of this ancient method for pain relief. This article reviews some of our major findings. Our studies showed that acupuncture produces analgesic effect and that electroacupuncture (EA) is more effective than manual acupuncture. Furthermore, electrical stimulation via skin patch electrodes is as effective as EA. The induction and recovering profiles of… Expand
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