Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

The Influence of Different Acupuncture Manipulations on the Skin Temperature of an Acupoint

Table 1

The changes of volunteers’ HR (in [1/min]) during the experiment ( ).

Before acupunctureNeedle insertionNeedle manipulation Needle removalAfter acupuncture

Sham acupuncture71.03 ± 9.0468.50 ± 8.29*68.15 ± 7.8466.79 ± 7.3267.82 ± 8.04
Lifting-thrusting73.68 ± 8.8869.84 ± 9.93*69.43 ± 8.6969.95 ± 9.7171.22 ± 11.01*
Twisting-rotating69.54 ± 11.4765.27 ± 12.28*66.89 ± 10.8067.32 ± 9.6367.32 ± 11.50*

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