11 May Acupuncture in Chronic Pain?
This recently published study concluded the following;
- Acupuncture has a clinically relevant effect on chronic pain that persists over time.
- The effect of acupuncture cannot be explained only by placebo effects.
- Factors in addition to the specific effects of needling are important contributors.
- Referral for acupuncture treatment is a reasonable option for chronic pain patients.
Link here. Perhaps a glimmer of hope for chronic pain sufferers.