By David Mittleman

Woman’s knees filled with hundreds of gold needles

X-Ray Reveals Hundreds of Gold Needles in Woman’s Knees

A 65-year-old South Korean woman complained of severe joint pain in her knees, and when doctors investigated through an x-ray, they soon found out why. The woman’s knees were filled with hundreds of tiny, gold acupuncture needles embedded in her tissue. The woman had previously been diagnosed with osteoarthritis and underwent acupuncture treatment, or the ancient Chinese medicine practice of inserting fine needles into meridians in the body to relieve pain or remedy ailments. The needles were apparently left …read more