Trial Finds Acupuncture May Help Prevent Migraines

A person receiving an acupressure treatment for migraines.

The Chinese study “helps to move acupuncture from having an unproven status in complementary medicine to an acceptable evidence-based treatment,” said Dr. Heather Angus-Leppan, a neurologist who wrote an editorial that was published with the study in the BMJ on March 25. “We now have good evidence that acupuncture is an effective treatment for episodic migraine,” said…

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Acupuncture Alleviates Knee Arthritis Confirmed

A woman is holding her knee with an image of a knee, demonstrating signs of arthritis.

Acupuncture has been found effective for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis (KOA) in a controlled clinical trial conducted at Ziyang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The investigation ranged from January 2018 to September 2019. The researchers determined that electroacupuncture applied along the Shaoyang meridian, complemented with functional training, markedly promotes pain relief as well as…

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