The American College of Physicians formally recommends acupuncture for the treatment of back pain. Citing quality evidence in modern research, the ACP notes that non-pharmacologic treatment with acupuncture for the treatment of chronic low back pain is recommended & successful in lasting pain management.
Researchers find acupuncture combined with moxibustion is more effective for the treatment of painful menstruation than ibuprofen. Acupuncture improves blood circulation and hemorheological characteristics for patients with painful menstruation (dysmenorrhea). Let’s take a look at the results!
Researchers compared two groups, one received acupuncture and herbal medicine and the other received drug therapy. The group receiving acupuncture and herbs had superior positive patient outcome rates. Acupuncture and herbs produced clinical outcomes yielding greater improvements in stool consistency and significantly greater reductions of abdominal pain, mucus in the stool, bloating, and bowel urgency.
Researchers from Jinan University (Guangzhou, China) conclude that acupuncture is effective for the alleviation of depression. In the study, the acupuncture treatment group achieved a total efficacy rate of 88.9% and the drug control group achieved an efficacy rate of 84.8%.
Clinical trials demonstrate that acupuncture relieves chronic constipation and produces greater long-term patient outcomes than drugs. Acupuncture plus herbs produced a high total effective rate and very low relapse rate. Let’s take a look at the results of the investigations.
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