18 06, 2014

Acupuncture Cuts Rib Fracture Pain

2017-02-05T12:25:52+00:00

Acupuncture relieves rib fracture pain. A randomized controlled study of 58 inpatients with fractured ribs examined the effects of acupuncture analgesia against a placebo control. The researchers concluded that acupuncture is both safe and effective. The research team documented that acupuncture provides significant long lasting pain relief for rib fracture patients. The researchers note that [...]

Acupuncture Cuts Rib Fracture Pain2017-02-05T12:25:52+00:00
7 06, 2014

Acupuncture Stops Knee Pain

2014-06-24T15:03:49+00:00

Acupuncture relieves knee osteoarthritis pain. Research published in the Shanghai Journal of Acupuncture and Moxibustion documents the clinical efficacy of two approaches to acupuncture therapy. Two groups received acupuncture at ST35 (Dubi, lateral Xiyan) and medial Xiyan (MN-LE-16) combined with electroacupuncture. In addition, the groups received acupuncture needles at Heding (M-LE-27), GB34 (Yanglingquan) and ST36 [...]

Acupuncture Stops Knee Pain2014-06-24T15:03:49+00:00
29 04, 2014

Acupuncture Relief From Low Back Pain

2014-05-05T14:53:39+00:00

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+00:00
25 04, 2014

Pain Reduced By Acupuncture

2017-02-05T12:25:52+00:00

A new breakthrough in medical science finds a special bodily chemical responsible for pain reduction that is activated by acupuncture. The new state-of-the-art German research is a major discovery on how acupuncture stops pain. The anti-pain chemical is a chemokine called CXCL10. Acupuncture stimulates its expression which, in turn, reduces pain and inflammation by activating [...]

Pain Reduced By Acupuncture2017-02-05T12:25:52+00:00
18 04, 2014

Acupuncture and Massage For Lumbar Disc Herniation

2017-02-05T12:25:52+00:00

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+00:00
8 04, 2014

Acupuncture Relieves Heel Pain and Plantar Fasciitis

2017-02-05T12:25:52+00:00

Recent research indicates acupuncture is an effective and safe treatment for heel pain. Heel pain is a common foot condition often characterized by intense pain, especially when placing weight onto the foot. Pain on the back of the heel often indicates achilles tendinitis and pain on the underside of the heel often indicates plantar fasciitis. [...]

Acupuncture Relieves Heel Pain and Plantar Fasciitis2017-02-05T12:25:52+00:00
5 04, 2014

Acupuncture Found Effective For Post-Surgical Shoulder Pain

2017-02-07T20:42:20+00:00

New research conducted at the department of surgery at the Bnai-Zion Medical Center, Israel finds acupuncture effective in reducing pain after shoulder surgery. Individualized acupuncture treatments according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) principles were applied to patients with intractable pain following laparoscopic shoulder surgery. The researchers concluded that acupuncture is both effective and safe; [...]

Acupuncture Found Effective For Post-Surgical Shoulder Pain2017-02-07T20:42:20+00:00
30 03, 2014

Acupuncture Relieves Knee Osteoarthritis

2017-02-05T12:25:53+00:00

Researchers conclude that acupuncture has a significant curative effect on patients with knee osteoarthritis. This condition often involves joint pain, swelling, stiffness, decreased range of motion and the formation of bone spurs. More than 27 million people in the U.S. have osteoarthritis with the knee being one of the most commonly affected areas. In this [...]

Acupuncture Relieves Knee Osteoarthritis2017-02-05T12:25:53+00:00