Mechanisms of Action for the Analgesic Effects of Acupuncture
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- Understand Mechanisms of Action for the Analgesic Effects of Acupuncture.
- See how different drugs and different acupuncture point regimens affect different parts of our body and reduce pain in different ways.
- Discover research in acupuncture pain modulation involving neuropeptides in the brain and limbic system, the peripheral nervous system, and the proteins and cells of the immune system that are involved in inflammation and tissue repair.
This course provides an overview of how pain is perceived, and the existing research that sheds light on the multiple central and peripheral bio-mechanisms behind the analgesic effects of acupuncture.
By the end of this course you will have an understanding of how different drugs and different acupuncture point regimens affect different parts of our body and reduce pain in different ways.
Our perception of pain involves multiple systems and mechanisms working independently and together taking cues from one another like the instruments and section of an orchestra.
Research has shown that acupuncture is effective for many different pain syndromes with many different causes.
Provider - TCM Academy
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