Trigger Points and Classical Acupuncture Points

  title={Trigger Points and Classical Acupuncture Points},
  author={Peter T. Dorsher and Johannes Fleckenstein},
  journal={Deutsche Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Akupunktur},

Neuroembryology of the Acupuncture Principal Meridians: Part 2. The Trunk

The aim of Part 2 is to provide anatomical and physiologic data that corroborates a neuroanatomical basis for the Principal meridians in the trunk, and that are consistent with the lateral folding in the early fetal neuroembryologic development that forms the trunk region.

Fuzopuncture : A New Therapeutic Approach to Treat Joint Disorders

Fuzopunct theory and therapeutic use of Fuzopuncture in treating joint diseases is described and the pathophysiology of 10 joint diseases including the temporomandibular joint to ankle joint is extensively investigated.

Evidence and expert opinions: Dry needling versus acupuncture (II)

Dry needling is an over-simplified version of acupuncture derived from traditional Chinese acupuncture except for emphasis on biomedical language when treating neuromuscularskeletal pain (dry needling promoters redefined it as "myofascial pain").

Clinical Equivalence of Laser Needle to Metal Acupuncture Needle in Treating Musculoskeletal Pain: A Pilot Study

To compare whether musculoskeletal pain treatment outcomes with acupuncture are clinically equivalent whether using laser or traditional metal needles; and to determine statistical power estimates of cohort size for future double-blinded studies.

Acupuncture for hiccups

This systematic review will evaluate the efficacy and safety of acupuncture treatment for hiccups and provide systematic evidence to summarize whether acupuncture is an effective intervention in the treatment of hiccup.

Historische Grundlagen der Entwicklung der chinesischen Akupunktur

  • H. Tessenow
  • Art, Chemistry
    Deutsche Zeitschrift für Akupunktur
  • 2013

Faszienforschung: Quo vadis?

The abundance of research areas demonstrates the growing understanding of fascial connective tissues and suggests hope for new clinical approaches, such as in the treatment of lower back pain and in cancer research.

Sofort-Effekte durch präzisierte Nadelung therapeutischer Punkte

  • G. Riehl
  • Chemistry
    Deutsche Zeitschrift für Akupunktur
  • 2012



Myofascial Trigger Points: Pathophysiology and Correlation with Acupuncture Points

There are many similarities between MTrPs and acupuncture points including their location and distribution, pain and referred pain patterns, local twitch responses (de qi), and possible spinal cord mechanism.

Acupuncture for Neck Disorders

There is moderate evidence that acupuncture relieves pain better than some sham treatments, measured at the end of the treatment, and this is maintained at short-term follow-up.

[Acupuncture. Clinical studies on efficacy and effectiveness in patients with chronic pain].

Assessment of the effectiveness, safety and costs of acupuncture in patients with chronic headache, low back pain and pain due to osteoarthritis showed that acupuncture was more effective than conventional standard treatment, treatment without acupuncture or a waiting list control.

Randomised trial of acupuncture compared with conventional massage and "sham" laser acupuncture for treatment of chronic neck pain.

Compared with sham laser acupuncture and massage, needle acupuncture has beneficial effects on mobility and pain related to motion in patients with chronic neck pain.

Acupuncture : a comprehensive text

The translators have provided a succinct but thorough introduction to the essential concepts of traditional Chinese medicine for those unfamiliar with the field, while the authors have divided the subject matter into four main sections: channel theory, point theory, techniques, and therapy.

Complementary and alternative therapies for low back pain.

Cross-sectional anatomy of acupoints

This chapter discusses cross-Sectional Anatomy of the Head, which is concerned with the role of Tournaisian landmarks in the development of Alzheimer's disease.