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Acupuncture Achilles Tendon Repair Finding

Acupuncture Achilles Tendon Repair Finding 16 JULY 2018 Acupuncture is an effective treatment modality for Achilles tendon disorders. Two clinical case histories were published by Dr. Hawks demonstrating that acupuncture is “highly effective, with rapid results for both acute and chronic Achilles tendinopathy and was performed easily in an austere environment.” [1] Dr. Hawks works … Continue reading Acupuncture Achilles Tendon Repair Finding

Acupuncture Provides Parkinson’s Disease Relief

Acupuncture Provides Parkinson’s Disease Relief 07 JULY 2018 Acupuncture is an effective treatment modality for the alleviation of Parkinson’s disease. Zhejiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Hangzhou, China) researchers conducted a study comparing the effects of drug therapy as a standalone procedure with acupuncture plus drug therapy in an integrated treatment protocol. Based on the … Continue reading Acupuncture Provides Parkinson’s Disease Relief

Acupuncture Halts Neck Pain From Disc Degeneration

Acupuncture Halts Neck Pain From Disc Degeneration 28 JUNE 2018 Researchers confirm the effectiveness of acupuncture for the treatment of cervical spondylosis, a painful disorder caused by intervertebral disc degeneration. The term cervical spondylosis refers to general wear and tear of the discs in the cervical spine. Often with age, the spinal discs degenerate and … Continue reading Acupuncture Halts Neck Pain From Disc Degeneration

Studies: Acupuncture effective for Weight Loss

Researchers find acupuncture effective for the treatment of obesity. Results were obtained by implementing a protocolized body acupuncture point prescription without a diet or exercise program. [1] In a five week clinical trial, patients receiving acupuncture achieved a 2.9 kg mean weight loss and the decrease in mean BMI (body mass index) was 1.43. The … Continue reading Studies: Acupuncture effective for Weight Loss

Acupuncture Found Effective for Postoperative Pain Relief

Acupuncture Found Effective for Postoperative Pain Relief 20 JUNE 2018 Researchers conclude that acupuncture increases the effectiveness of epidural morphine analgesia for the relief of pain after intestinal cancer surgery. Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers combined scalp acupuncture with epidural morphine analgesia in a controlled clinical trial. Patients receiving both epidural morphine … Continue reading Acupuncture Found Effective for Postoperative Pain Relief

Acupuncture Ankylosing Spondylitis Relief Confirmed

Acupuncture Ankylosing Spondylitis Relief Confirmed 28 MARCH 2018 Researchers conclude that acupuncture and herbal medicine provide relief for patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS). Ankylosing spondylitis is a type of arthritis characterized by inflammation of the spine, joints, tendons, or ligaments. Long-term, AS can lead to ankylosis, which is stiffening and often immobility caused by fusion … Continue reading Acupuncture Ankylosing Spondylitis Relief Confirmed

Acupuncture Found Effective for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Acupuncture Found Effective for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 07 JUNE 2018 Acupuncture is effective for the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Researchers at the Beijing Chaoyang Fatou Community Health Service Center conducted a study comparing the effects of warm needling acupuncture, standard acupuncture, and sham acupuncture. [1] Based on the data, the researchers conclude that … Continue reading Acupuncture Found Effective for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Acupuncture and Herbs Proven Effective for PID Treatment

Acupuncture And Herbs Proven Effective For Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Treatment 29 MAY 2018 Researchers find acupuncture combined with herbal medicine effective for the treatment of chronic pelvic inflammatory disease. Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers investigated the effects of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine on patients with chronic pelvic inflammatory disease. [1] The combined … Continue reading Acupuncture and Herbs Proven Effective for PID Treatment

Acupuncture and Drugs Found Equally Effective For Mild Depression

Acupuncture and Drugs Found Equally Effective For Mild Depression 25 MAY 2018 Guangdong Province Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital researchers find acupuncture with moxibustion produces similar positive patient outcomes rates as the drug paroxetine for treatment of mild to moderate depression. In the study, true acupuncture produced similar results as paroxetine (a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, … Continue reading Acupuncture and Drugs Found Equally Effective For Mild Depression

Acupuncture Found Effective for Obesity Reduction

Acupuncture Found Effective for Obesity Reduction 10 MAY 2018 Researchers find acupuncture effective for the treatment of obesity. Results were obtained by implementing a protocolized body acupuncture point prescription without a diet or exercise program. [1] In a five week clinical trial, patients receiving acupuncture achieved a 2.9 kg mean weight loss and the decrease … Continue reading Acupuncture Found Effective for Obesity Reduction