Here's what's new with dry needling regulation!
The AMA adopted a policy that said physical therapists and other non-physicians practicing dry needling should – at a minimum – have standards that are similar to the ones for training, certification and continuing education that exist for acupuncture.
"Lax regulation and nonexistent standards surround this invasive practice. For patients' safety, practitioners should meet standards required for licensed acupuncturists and physicians," AMA Board Member Russell W. H. Kridel, M.D.
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The first annual report from the American Society of Acupuncturists is here! Click here to learn what the ASA has been up to the past year, as well as other news concerning the acupuncture profession.