Nowadays, 12,000 doctors in the US perform acupuncture and 10,000 doctors in France and 7,000 physicians in Germany are members of Medical Acupuncture associations.
64% of Medical schools in the US have incorporated acupuncture into their curriculum (from 16-160 hours).
The American Medical Society of Pain has included acupuncture in the syllabus for obtaining the Diploma of Algology.
American National Institutes of Health (NIH) promote and subsidize research in acupuncture.
The IASP (International Association for the study of Pain) recognizes the significant analgesic effect of acupuncture (many relevant articles have been published in the reputed international journal “Pain”).
Most pain clinics in Greece and abroad use acupuncture and electroacupuncture for the treatment of acute and chronic pain.
Acupuncture enjoys growing acceptance among patients since 15% of Greeks, 12-19% of Europeans, 20-60% of Australians and more than two million Americans (FDA estimates that 9-12 million sessions of acupuncture are performed each year) resort to acupuncture to solve various health problems.
Our results from the clinical practice of acupuncture are the following: