Acupuncture Relieves Pregnancy Pain

Acupuncture Relieves Pregnancy Pain 09 AUGUST 2018 Acupuncture and cupping are safe and effective treatments for lumbopelvic pain during pregnancy. Researchers conducted an observational study at a hospital-based community antenatal clinic in New Zealand and determined that acupuncture produces significant positive patient outcomes, including reductions in lumbopelvic pain levels. [1] Lumbopelvic pain is in the … Continue reading Acupuncture Relieves Pregnancy Pain

Acupuncture Fibromyalgia Relief Confirmed

Acupuncture Fibromyalgia Relief Confirmed 01 AUGUST 2018 Acupuncture is an effective treatment modality for the alleviation of fibromyalgia. Researchers at the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department of Ataturk University conclude that acupuncture improves two biochemical markers and clinical outcomes for patients with fibromyalgia. Objective measures show that acupuncture increases serum serotonin levels while simultaneously reducing … Continue reading Acupuncture Fibromyalgia Relief Confirmed

Acupuncture Benefits Stroke Patients Finding

Acupuncture Benefits Stroke Patients Finding 23 JULY 2018 Acupuncture benefits patients suffering from hemiplegia (unilateral paralysis) after a stroke. Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital of Baoji researchers compared daily exercise monotherapy with acupuncture plus daily exercises. Patient outcomes were consistently superior in the combined therapy group, demonstrating that the addition of acupuncture to the daily exercise … Continue reading Acupuncture Benefits Stroke Patients Finding

Acupuncture Helps War Veterans Sleep Better

Acupuncture Helps War Veterans Sleep Better 17 JULY 2018 Emory University and Atlanta VA Medical Center researchers find acupuncture effective for the alleviation of sleep disorders for veterans with PTSD and brain injuries. The research team concludes that acupuncture produces significant improvements in both subjective and objective sleep parameters for veterans with mild traumatic brain … Continue reading Acupuncture Helps War Veterans Sleep Better

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