MRI Evidence of Vision Related Acupuncture Point!

February19

MRI Evidence of Vision Related Acupuncture Point!

The acupuncture point GB37 has been used for the treatment of eye related disorders for over a thousand years. The advent of functional MRI imaging has allowed for researchers to measure the specific regions of the brain activated by acupoint stimulation. Clear evidence from this study demonstrates that GB37 acupuncture needle stimulation activates areas of the brain responsible for vision. Researchers carefully noted that the activation of the visual cortex lasted longer than expected following the acupuncture point stimulation.

Read the full article at

http://www.healthcmi.com/Acupuncture-Continuing-Education-News/693-mriacupuncturevisiongb

http://aim.bmj.com/content/31/2/185.abstract

  • Posted by Medica
  • 1 Tags
  • 0 Comments
COMMENTS

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>