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Acupuncture

  • By: Gautam J. Desai & Sharlene A. Murphy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Acupuncture is one of the most ancient healing modalities, dating back to 6000 b.c.e. It has roots in China but is practiced worldwide today, both within and without the framework of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Until recently, there were few randomized ...

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