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Acupuncture no but dry needling ,perhaps .

Discussion in 'General Issues and Discussion Forum' started by scotfoot, Jan 16, 2020.

  1. scotfoot

    scotfoot Well-Known Member


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    In my opinion , evidence just about proves that acupuncture is a "bells and whistles placebo" . But I believe dry needling may well work by relieving fluid pressures within hydraulically discrete fascicles , containing damaged muscle fibers .
    The damaged areas might be identified by palpation and accumulated fluid released by needling .
    A bit like lancing an abscess .

    Any thoughts ?
     
  2. scotfoot

    scotfoot Well-Known Member

    To understand the above it might help to read the thread linked to here -

    upload_2020-1-16_17-7-3.png biomch-l.isbweb.org › threads › 28655-Hydraulically-discrete-fascicle...
    Hydraulically discrete fascicles in skeletal muscle - Biomch-L

    upload_2020-1-16_17-7-3.png
    13 Feb 2016 - 2 posts - ‎1 authorIf the perimysium is sufficiently impermeable then might it be possible that each fascicle is able to function as a hydraulically discrete unit with ...
     
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