suwon - When they saw the x-ray of a 58-year-old woman, doctors were perplexed: what were the thin threads in her fingers and the wrist? It turned out to be pure gold. The South Korean woman had undergone special treatment.
The doctors in the Catholic St. Vincent's Hospital in Suwon asked the woman what was going on. Then the monkey came out of the sleeve: she has suffered from joint complaints since her 18th year, and was looking for solutions. Special treatment should be provided, with small pieces of sterile gold wire placed under the skin.
Acupuncture treatments in Eastern Asia are popular, and sometimes gold wires are used, tell doctors. Commonly, however, the 'gold wire accupuncture' is not.