The thought of a single needle piercing the skin makes most people cringe. Who would want dozens more? Our aversion to those prickles is one of the main reasons why so many look past acupuncture as a form of treatment, but there are great benefits for the body -- especially as a method of workout recovery. Show More Summary
Acupuncture alone or combined with drug treatment may improve dementia precursor and improve scores on tests used to assess mild cognitive impairment.
"For one thing, the researchers did not show that the release of adenosine was specific to acupuncture. Acupuncture needles might cause adenosine to flood the surrounding tissue, but so might a hard pinch, or applied pressure, or any number of other physical insults. Show More Summary
For years, acupuncture has been accepted as a holistic therapy to help in addiction treatment. According to recent writings, acupuncture may not treat addiction, but it can offer reprieve in the midst of the opioid epidemic.
I've still been getting treatments from Robert at Magna in downtown Mpls. Last week, he had a number of needles in me for a while, and then he did some cupping on me: Before coming off. Just after taking the cups off. The acupuncture is really helping to loosen everything up in my lower back around my injured disc. Show More Summary
Compared with no treatment, a course of acupuncture treatments is linked with significant reduction in hot flashes and night sweats in menopausal women.
Acupuncture treatments can reduce the number of hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause by as much as 36 percent, according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
A newly updated Cochrane systematic review of 12 studies looking at acupuncture for the treatment of tension-type headaches (TTH) concluded: The available evidence suggests that a course of acupuncture consisting of at least six treatment sessions can be a valuable option for people with frequent tension-type headache. This has lead to another round of headlines […]
Categories: Quickies Skepticism UK “Acupuncture is no longer recommended as a treatment for low back pain on the NHS, according to new draft guidelines released today by the National Institute for Health and... (Read more...)
Women receiving acupuncture showed some easing of menopausal symptoms, but the effects were no better than that of a sham treatment.
Traditional Chinese acupuncture treatments are no better than fake acupuncture for treating menopause symptoms, new research reveals. However, in a surprise finding, both the real and sham treatments showed a 40 per cent improvement in the severity and frequency of hot flushes at the end of eight weeks of treatment. The benefits were sustained at six months after treatment.
But, in a surprise finding, both the real and sham treatments showed a 40 per cent improvement in the severity and frequency of hot flushes at the end of eight weeks of treatment. The benefits were sustained at six months after treatment. The University of Melbourne study, funded by the NHMRC and supported by Jean Hailes for Women, is the largest of its kind to date. read more
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While studies have shown acupuncture is effective for chronic pain in adults, new research suggests the treatment may also be a feasible treatment for children with the condition.
A recent study shows that acupuncture may be a safe and effective adjunctive integrative medicine treatment for chronic pain in pediatric patients.
Techniques for treating PTSD with Japanese-style acupuncture Acupuncturists must consider care for the body first. It is dangerous to put treatment of the emotional life first. Their body and mind are connected. The body mirrors the heart/mind. -Takahiro Funamizo Sensei on caring for people with emotional conditions A. Takahiro Funamizu Sensei and the Japanese earthquake of […]
When the method of acupuncture is combined with laser technology, then the resultant treatment or process is known as laser acupuncture therapy. This is a kind of a therapy that uses low energy laser beams rather than the traditionally...Show More Summary
People who practiced acupuncture or the Alexander Technique had greater pain reductions than those who got standard treatment
HypertensionAcupuncture may help lower high blood pressureTHE QUESTION Blood-pressure-lowering drugs and a healthy lifestyle — good diet, exercise, an appropriate weight and stress management — are the go-to treatments for hypertension. Might acupuncture be a valid option, too?Read full article >>
Acupuncture may be a viable treatment for women experiencing hot flashes as a result of estrogen-targeting therapies to treat breast cancer, according to a new study. Hot flashes are particularly severe and frequent in breast cancerShow More Summary