Can acupuncture be used as a painkiller?

As your number one providers of acupuncture in Exeter we love to keep you informed on not only up to date acupuncture news but also exciting new ways acupuncture is being used to treat and combat all kinds of ailments. This month we wanted to give you some acupuncture insight on the new claims that acupuncture can be used as …

Osteopathy and Acupuncture for Sciatica

Osteopathy and Acupuncture for sciatica Anyone who has ever suffered with sciatic pain will know how painful and debilitating it can be. It is caused by the compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve. This is a nerve located deep in the buttock that runs down the leg. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in body running from the …

Disc Herniation & Acupuncture

Observation on the therapeutic effect of lumbar disc herniation treated with different acupuncture therapies LOCATION:¬†Shanghai AUTHOR: Wang YL 2013 OBJECTIVE: To observe the differences in the clinical therapeutic effects on lumbar disc herniation among warm needling therapy, electroacupuncture therapy and common acupuncture therapy. METHODS: One hundred and thirty-six cases of lumbar disc herniation were randomized into a warm needling group …

Wet cupping and Back Pain

AUTHOR: Kim JI, Kim TH, Lee MS, Kang JW, Kim KH, Choi JY, Kang KW, Kim AR, Shin MS, Jung SY, Choi SM. LOCATION: Korea ABSTRACT Persistent non-specific low back pain (PNSLBP) is one of the most frequently experienced types of back pain around the world. Wet-cupping is a common intervention for various pain conditions, especially in Korea. In this …