CC asks: “Can you tell me if ‘dry needling’ is a New Age practice? I have heard a couple of people mention having had it done by their physicians in recent months and had never heard of it.”
KB writes: “My son and I received acupuncture therapy. At one point, the doctor said that energy was being channeled into my son and she needed to respect that energy until it slowed down to continue. I feel uneasy about this, and am concerned that we may have exposed ourselves to something we should not have. What should I do about this?”
LV writes: “My friends are showing up with these weird little round patches on their necks or wrists that they claim are delivering non-stop acupuncture to their bodies. They call it the Taopatch. Is this scientifically legit?”
PO writes: “I have been having acupuncture for 2.5 years on a regular basis for anxiety. The Dr. that is treating me is a Catholic and a MD. I have benefited greatly from this therapy. He does mention that I have had blocks that need to be opened and I do feel very relaxed after the treatments. . . .
MD writes: “Is cupping OK for Christians to do? My doctor suggested it for bursitis.”
L writes: It was suggested to us that we try acupuncture to get pregnant. The theory is that it relieves stress. What are your thoughts on this and is it okay to do? Also, is a chiro okay to use for adjustments?”
MS writes: “If western science shows that practices such as chiropractic, etc work, will the practices become ok to use?”
CB writes: “I was wondering if you have ever heard of Bio-Meridian (testing), our chiropractor has recently offered it in his office. I reminded me of Bio-Feedback that I heard about many years ago. I am trying to dissuade my husband from having it done.”