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Author - George T. Lewith MA MRCGP MRCP

George Lewith attended Trinity College, Cambridge and Westminster Hospital Medical School. He has worked as a Senior House Officer and Registrar within the Westminster and University College Hospital Teaching Groups in London. After training as a GP, he practised medicine in Australia before returning to England. He continues to lecture at Southampton University’s Department of Medicine. A member of many organisations within the field of complementary medicine, Professor Lewith holds a Diploma in Acupuncture from Nanking in China, and has acted as a consultant on complementary medicine to the American National Institute of Health and Federal Drug Administration, and the World Health Organisation.

How Does Acupuncture Work?

In spite of a great deal of excellent research designed to answer this question, as yet there are no good, clear, simple answers available. There are, however, a variety of theories that attempt to explain the mechanism of acupuncture. Pain is the...