What is Five Element Acupuncture?

Category: Procedures


Generic Name: Acupuncture

Five Element Acupuncture was introduced to the West by Englishman J.R. Worsley in the mid-20th century. The five elements to this form of acupuncture correspond to five "seasons" observed in nature: fall, winter, spring, summer, and Indian summer.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Patients with evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 2 0
General health 1 0
Arthritis pain 1 0
Arthritis pain in neck 1 0
Fibromyalgia 1 0
Multiple Sclerosis 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell


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