Recent studies demonstrate effectiveness of acupuncture

University Studies Many studies have been conducted on the healing effects of acupuncture. These studies address various disorders and were measured scientifically and subjectively by the patient groups. Studies such as the ones below continue to demonstrate the value of acupuncture as an effective, safe and low-cost medical system. Summaries...

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The Miracle of Acupuncture

It's not uncommon to hear patients talk to others about their “acupuncture miracles.” To someone suffering with severe migraines for years on end, and who has tried every drug and medical remedy under the sun, it might seem like a miracle to get relief after just a few simple acupuncture...

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New Research: How Acupuncture Reduces Pain

Scientists at the University of Rochester have taken a new step toward understanding how Acupuncture works at the molecular level to ease pain. In a paper published in Nature Neuroscience, a team at the University of Rochester Medical Center described how the molecule adenosine, a naturally-produced chemical compound found in...

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Acupuncture Brings Relief to Patients with Fibromyalgia

As recently as twenty years ago, fibromyalgia was unrecognized. Clinical examinations often revealed no concrete findings. X-rays, blood tests, and muscle biopsies appeared normal, and therefore the symptoms seemed unexplained. Currently, a diagnosis is made by first ruling out other conditions that may mimic its symptoms such as hypothyroidism, lupus,...

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Summer 2012 Olympics: Acupuncture in the Spotlight

As the world watches the Summer 2012 Olympics with bated breath, Chinese medicine has stepped into the spotlight. Each athlete has a regime that allows him or her to best perform, and sometimes it extends beyond the typical physical training. Many professional athletes employ an acupuncturist to keep in top...

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