Acupuncture Pain Relief After Knee Surgery Lowers Morphine Use

Acupuncture Pain Relief After Knee Surgery Lowers Morphine Use 21 DECEMBER 2018 Researchers conclude that acupuncture improves pain relief outcomes in patients receiving pain-relieving drugs after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Researchers from the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine combined acupuncture with standard drug therapy. Patients receiving both pain-relieving drugs and … Continue reading Acupuncture Pain Relief After Knee Surgery Lowers Morphine Use

Acupuncture Sciatic Nerve Neuroprotective Mechanism Found

Acupuncture Sciatic Nerve Neuroprotective Mechanism Found 28 NOVEMBER 2018 Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers conclude that acupuncture inhibits nerve cell death due to sciatic nerve impairment. A controlled laboratory investigation identified the neuroprotective role of two acupuncture techniques for impaired sciatic nerves. Shallow acupuncture and deep acupuncture at Huantiao (GB30) successfully promoted motor … Continue reading Acupuncture Sciatic Nerve Neuroprotective Mechanism Found

Acupuncture Knee Arthritis Pain Relief Confirmed

Researchers find acupuncture effective for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis pain and joint dysfunction. Three independent studies confirm the benefits of acupuncture. One study finds acupuncture effective for increasing the efficacy of celecoxib treatment. Another finds acupuncture effective for increasing the positive patient outcome rates for patients taking Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) herbs. A third … Continue reading Acupuncture Knee Arthritis Pain Relief Confirmed