Imaging technology

My recent blog post about whether acupuncture points are real or not has prompted a lot of views on the NUDGE website and a healthy debate with NUDGE patients in treatment. You can Click here for another interesting addition to the debate. Acu take have formed an association with a company who have developed a technical instrument – the Acugraph) – that measures the electrical resistance at acupuncture points and gives accurate TCM diagnoses as a result. It sounds fascinating and I would love to check my pulse reading, tongue diagnosis and prescriptions against it. Sara Calabro seems impressed, but I also thought it might be an interesting article because it links the idea we have as acupuncturists of Qi coursing through the body with electricity conduction, which we all know but tend not  to say. See what you think.

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