4 Acupuncture Is Generally Used Only In Combination With Other Forms Of Treatment.

4 Acupuncture Is Generally Used Only In Combination With Other Forms Of Treatment.

.The.old.ealth.rganizaFion.ecommends.hat.efore.eing.icensed.r.ertified,.n acupuncturist receive 200 hours of specialized training if they are a physician and 2,500 hours for non-physicians; Reports included 38 cases of infections and 42 cases of organ trauma. 10 The most frequent adverse events included pneumothorax, and bacterial and viral infections . 10 A 2013 review found without restrictions regarding publication date, study type or language 295 cases of infections; mycobacterium was the pathogen in at least 96%. 18 Likely sources of infection include towels, hot packs or boiling tank water, and reusing rep...