Why acupuncture may help people with chronic pain

acupuncture for pain relief

Acupuncture has been used to treat chronic pain for centuries in China. It has always been a mystery to Western medicine as to why sticking tiny needles into the human body, at certain points and twisting them, helps to relieve pain. However, a new study offers answers.  The recent study from LA BioMed researchers have found that the proper use …

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 …

Cervical Spondylotic Radiculopathy: Osteopathy

Efficacy of cervical fixed-point traction manipulation for cervical spondylotic radiculopathy: a randomised controlled trial Authors: Jiang CB, Wang J, Zheng ZX, Hou JS, Ma L, Sun T. Location: Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China. Abstract BACKGROUND: Cervical spondylotic radiculopathy is a commonly encountered and frequently occurring disease. Traditional Chinese osteopathic manipulations may have better therapeutic efficacy than that of other …

Auriculotherapy for pain management

Auriculotherapy for pain management: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Author: Asher GN, Jonas DE, Coeytaux RR, Reilly AC, Loh YL, Motsinger-Reif AA, Winham SJ. Location: Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, USA. Abstract OBJECTIVES: Side-effects of standard pain medications can limit their use. Therefore, nonpharmacologic pain relief techniques such …