Acupuncture Needle Qi Sensation Revealed.


New research explores the role of de-qi in the field of acupuncture. De-qi is a combination of bodily sensations induced by acupuncture needling techniques combined with physiological responses to the stimulation. The researchers note that de-qi sensation is often described as dull, heavy, deep pressure, pulling, numb, aching, spreading, radiating, electrical, refreshing, relieving and tingling. [...]