The scientific basis of neurofunctional acupuncture (PODCAST)

“Traditional acupuncture is the bicycle, electroacupuncture is the motor bike”

We speak with Dr. Alejandro Elorriaga Claraco [MD (Spain), Sports Medicine Specialist (Spain), Director of McMaster University Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program] about the science behind both traditional and neurofunctional acupuncture and their similarities and differences. Alejandro also discusses his evolution as a clinician and his integration of neurofunctional acupuncture in the treatment of high-level athletes. 

To learn more about Dr. Alejandro Elorriaga Claraco and Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, visit

ExpertDr. Alejandro Elorriago ClaracoCredentialsMD, Sports Medicine Specialist (Spain), Program Director, Assistant Clinical ProfessorAboutmcmasteracupuncture.comDateSeptember 10,