Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2013 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

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

Table 3

VAS scores expressing the intensity of the needling sensation caused by needle insertion and manipulations (mean ± SD).

Needle insertionNeedle manipulations

Lifting-thrusting3.93 ± 1.767.13 ± 1.90**
Twisting-rotating4.72 ± 1.464.91 ± 2.32

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