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 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

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 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 Benefits Digestion, Stops Burning Pain

Acupuncture Benefits Digestion, Stops Burning Pain 06 MAY 2018 Hunan University of Chinese Medicine researchers find acupuncture effective for the treatment of functional dyspepsia (indigestion). Results from the investigation demonstrate that acupuncture is effective for alleviating upper abdominal pain and burning, nausea, and belching. In a semi-protocolized clinical trial, two primary acupuncture points were proven … Continue reading Acupuncture Benefits Digestion, Stops Burning Pain

Acupuncture Relief of Nasal Allergies Confirmed

Acupuncture Relief Of Nasal Allergies Confirmed 26 APRIL 2018 Acupuncture soothes nasal allergy symptoms. Investigators at Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Affiliated Hospital conducted a meta-analysis of 30 independent clinical trials with a sample size of 2,602 allergic rhinitis patients. [1] The researchers (Tang et al.) conclude, “Acupuncture, either used alone or combined with … Continue reading Acupuncture Relief of Nasal Allergies Confirmed

Affordable Acupuncture for Everyone on Wednesdays

If you’ve been turned off by the high prices of acupuncture, you can now have this effective natural  treatment at a very affordable price. Community Acupuncture is a model in which a group of people receive treatment together. This is actually the most common way acupuncture is done in China, by the way. When the group is … Continue reading Affordable Acupuncture for Everyone on Wednesdays

Community Acupuncture for Iowa City

Beginning in late September of 2016 we will have a Community Acupuncture Clinic at the Sycamore Rooms of Acupuncture of Iowa and Towncrest Natural Health Clinic. This clinic model will allow students, seniors, vets and others access to acupuncture, who would not otherwise be able to attend due to financial constraints. The clinic will be … Continue reading Community Acupuncture for Iowa City