Most accidents associated with needling therapy can be prevented if the clinician has good knowledge of human anatomy. Because of the uncertainty inherent in practicing medicine, clinicians may encounter some unexpected and unfavorable cases in their careers even if they are careful and have long professional experience. Clinicians must therefore know how to avoid technical mistakes and how to manage unexpected situations.
Needling therapy offers many unique medical benefits with very low risk. However, only with in-depth understanding of both physiologic mechanisms and potential risks can practitioners provide the best service to patients.
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