A Retrospective Look at 50 Years of Acupuncture in the United States

This article describes several key events concerning the introduction of acupuncture to the United States, considers the mainstream acceptance of acupuncture and the development of the acupuncture "infrastructure" for the past 50 years, and speculates on acupuncture's future trajectory. In the author's opinion, "the two factors which will contribute the most to the continuing development of acupuncture are acupuncture consumers and scientific research."PMID:35509878 | PMC:PMC9057879 | DOI:10.1089/acu.2021.0049
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Source Type: research