There are now many individuals within different health fields that are currently practicing Acupuncture. Please review the link below to learn why a licensed and nationally board certified Acupunturist is better trained in the field of Acupuncture and Eastern Medicine to best address your health goals.
The CCAOM (College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) released a paper entitled, "Position Paper On Dry Needling". Here is an excerpt below, click on DRY NEEDLING to read more on this topic.
"A recent trend in the expansion in the scopes of practice of western trained health professionals to include “dry needling” has resulted in redefining acupuncture and re-framing acupuncture techniques in western biomedical language. Advancement and integration of medical technique across professions is a recognized progression. However, the aspirations of one profession should not be used to redefine another established profession."
To learn more about common questions about Acupuncture click on ACU INFO.