Acupuncture Relief From Low Back Pain
HealthCMI 29 April 2014.
Researchers conclude that acupuncture is effective for the treatment of chronic low back pain. A randomized, controlled trial was performed at the Dongzhimen Hospital in Beijing, China with a group of 60 participants. Acupuncture effectively decreased patient pain levels and reduced days missed from work due to low back pain
Acupuncture Biochemical Discovery For Low Back Pain & Discs
HealthCMI 08 August 2014
Acupuncture reduces lower back pain and disc degeneration. A new study demonstrates that electroacupuncture applied to specific acupuncture points on the back stimulates beneficial biochemical bodily responses that benefit the spine. Researchers successfully measured scientifically repeatable chemical responses to acupuncture that suppress intervertebral disc degeneration.
Acupuncture Beats Drugs for Lower Back Pain
HealthCMI 19 March 2013
A new study finds acupuncture more effective for the treatment of lower back pain than a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) injection of diclofenac. Researchers applied acupuncture needles to patients with acute lower back pain and compared results with subjects injected with the NSAID medication. The drug diclofenac is used to reduce both inflammation and to reduce pain. The research uncovered important facts. The group receiving acupuncture experienced both greater pain relief and less physical disability than did […]