29 04, 2014

Acupuncture Relief From Low Back Pain


Researchers conclude that acupuncture is effective for the treatment of chronic low back pain. A randomized, controlled trial was performed at the Dongzhimen Hospital in Beijing, China with a group of 60 participants. Acupuncture effectively decreased patient pain levels and reduced days missed from work due to low back pain. Another study of 236 patients [...]

Acupuncture Relief From Low Back Pain2014-05-05T14:53:39+10:00
18 04, 2014

Acupuncture and Massage For Lumbar Disc Herniation


A new study finds acupuncture combined with massage is more effective for treating lumbar disc herniation (LDH) than coenzyme B12 injections combined with physiotherapy. Researchers from Guangxi Jiangbing Hospital randomly divided 60 patients with LDH into an acupuncture group and an injection group. The acupuncture group received acupuncture needling on myofascial pain related trigger points [...]

Acupuncture and Massage For Lumbar Disc Herniation2017-02-05T12:25:52+10:00
28 11, 2013

Acupuncture For Back and Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy


Interventions for preventing and treating pelvic and back pain in pregnancy. Pennick V, Liddle SD. BACKGROUND: More than two-thirds of pregnant women experience low-back pain (LBP) and almost one-fifth experience pelvic pain. Pain increases with advancing pregnancy and interferes with work, daily activities and sleep. OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of interventions for preventing and [...]

Acupuncture For Back and Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy2017-02-05T12:25:55+10:00