Adenosine and Acupuncture Pain Relief

By | December 1st, 2012|Acupuncture Research 2, uncategorized|

Recent studies have shown that adenosine increases with acupuncture, suggesting that acupuncture works partially through adenosine A1 receptors.  This study suggests that the response is specific to acupoints and requires rotation of the needle.  This study looks at the response to Zusanli, one of the most commonly used points in acupuncture.  I'm glad to see [...]