Increased pain threshold following electroacupuncture: analgesia is induced mainly in meridian acupuncture points.

UNLABELLED Pain thresholds were determined before and after electroacupuncture of the dorsal aspect acupuncture points (AP) of the hand and non acupuncture points (NAP) located 15 mm from the traditional acupuncture points to assess changes in pain threshold thus provoked. METHODS In eight volunteers the pain threshold of specific points was determined… CONTINUE READING