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Giraffe, Tortoise, and Pet Acupuncture

By | July 4th, 2017|Clinical Acupuncture Cases|

24 yr old giraffe gets acupuncture and a new lease on life   Sweet story about an elderly giraffe at a zoo in Boston.  They give the giraffe acupuncture for arthritis in his hind legs and it's working!  Fun, and, yes, heartwarming story.  Click on the giraffe to see the whole video. Click [...]

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Acupuncture in Lab Mice for Alcohol Withdrawal

By | December 30th, 2012|Acupuncture Research 2|

Ancient Wisdom Through the AGes This study shows that electroacupuncture during alcohol withdrawal in mice improves with electroacupuncture of 100 Hz at Du14 and Du 20 and not at Susanli and Neiguan.  This study is beyond my expertise, but I applaud the study design which compares acupoints as well as including controls.  In [...]