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New Study….Acupuncture better than Pain Medication.

New Study Says Acupuncture Could Be Viable Alternative To Pain Medication Jun 20, 2017 04:00 PM By Melissa Matthews @M_Matthews m.matthews@medicaldaily.com The traditional Chinese treatment acupuncture could be a possible alternative to addictive drugs. Acupuncture is often thought of as an alternative therapy, but a new study validates the treatment for use in relieving pain. … Continue reading New Study….Acupuncture better than Pain Medication.

President Obama Supports Acupuncture

on 14 January 2010. 1-14-2010: Healthcare reform may include alternative medicine therapy language. In a recent town hall meeting in St. Louis, MO, President Obama noted that he supports acupuncture. A licensed acupuncturist noted that the National Institutes of Health and the Wold Health Organization have ‚Äúdiscovered through their studies that alternative medicine is often … Continue reading President Obama Supports Acupuncture

Acupuncture and Exercise Helpful for Breast Cancer Support

Two new studies from the Abramson Cancer Center and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania offer hope for breast cancer survivors struggling with cancer-related pain and swelling, and point to ways to enhance muscular strength and body image. The studies appear in a first of its kind monograph from the Journal … Continue reading Acupuncture and Exercise Helpful for Breast Cancer Support

Acupuncture for Phantom Limb Pain

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