Acupuncture anatomy identified

A summary of research that examines the unique structure of an acupuncture point can be found by clicking here. At acupuncture points, it was discovered that a nerve bundle extended to the dermal-epidermal junctions. Each bundle branched into 2 sections perpendicular to each other. This anatomical phenomenon was not observed at the control sites. The researchers concluded that this acupoint neuroanatomical finding suggests that, “acupuncture may incise afferent unmyelinated axonal branch points, disrupting both neural transmission to the spinal cord and crosstalk along meridians, while simultaneously stimulating larger, myelinated afferents, thus explaining both the immediate and long-lasting effects of acupuncture.” – See more at: http://www.healthcmi.com/Acupuncture-Continuing-Education-News/1415-acupuncture-point-anatomy-found#sthash.qbL9mJro.qPGtpY0B.dpuf

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