http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/acu.2012.0928?utm_source=031413+CIM+eNewsletter&utm_campaign=031413+eNews&utm_medium=email& A recent research review has been published in the journal, Medical Acupuncture, comparing 16 studies of acupuncture done to help patients with pain and functional limitation after amputation. This type of study is called a meta-analysis, in which many different studies are grouped together to try to make some meaningful interpretation of their collected … Continue reading Acupuncture for Phantom Limb Pain
New research concludes that acupuncture reduces pain sensitivity for patients suffering from fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). The study also showed that patients receiving acupuncture had significant reductions in anxiety and depression. Further, the overall quality of life score improved for FMS patients receiving acupuncture therapy.
New research concludes that acupuncture reduces pain and inflammation after knee replacement surgery. The research also finds that acupuncture improves range of motion following knee replacement surgery. Further, physical measurements of the swelling around the knee were significantly lower in the acupuncture group than in the control group.