Marvel Studios Acupuncture
If you have watched Marvel's Iron Man 3, you may notice a scene where Tony Stark is about to undergo heart surgery with acupuncture anaesthesia. Robert Downey Jr. advocating TCM: "I confess, that I am as close to being a Chinese-American as any Caucasian ever could be in his life. I awoke to my Qi Gong practice this morning, Guarding the Eight Treasures, I did some Mook Jong wooden dummy drills in preparation for my black belt grading at the LA Wing Chung Kung Fu Academy, and I then took my, get ready, my herbal formula, and then ate a seasonally appropriate meal. And all before 1:30 PM." Jokes aside, Downey went on to speak highly of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the difference it made in his life. "Truth be told, every discipline that I have employed that has its roots in the Chinese tradition has worked, and that's what I'm really drawn to, it's the way is the way is the way, and when things work, they are really worth putting your time and energy behind," Downey said. "It's contributed to making me a more tolerable father, and son, husband, co-worker, and according to the title of this award, visionary. " http://www.acupuncturetoday.com/mpacms/at/article.php?