NEWS AND INFO
ACUPUNCTURE FOR BACK PAIN
WHAT'S A 'MUSCLE KNOT' AND HOW CAN YOU TREAT IT?
INSOMNIA AND ACUPUNCTURE
ACUPUNCTURE VS. DRY NEEDLING
REGULATING DRY NEEDLING
The AMA adopted a policy that said physical therapists and other non-physicians practicing dry needling should — at a minimum — have standards that are similar to the ones for training, certification and continuing education that exist for acupuncture.
"Lax regulation and nonexistent standards surround this invasive practice. For patients' safety, practitioners should meet standards required for licensed acupuncturists and physicians," AMA Board Member Russell W. H. Kridel, M.D.