|(b): there have been many studies, and the current overall opinion
|seems to be that it works by the pain-gateways in the spinal cord -
|one form of stimulation (the needle) can shut out another form of
|stimulation (the pain of the disease). And of course there is plenty
|of placebo too.
If the phenomenon happens in the spinal cord, would not that imply that you can
only block the pain from a nerve connected to the spinal cord at the same level?
Does this match empirical data from acupuncture studies?
I have a ghost memory pointer of that one can block touch sense data from an
upper torso part by acupuncturing in the lower parts of the body, but since my
brain prosthesis is offline, I can neither confirm nor deny the data at this
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