pain conditions

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 […]

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Acupuncture and Periarthritis

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Efficacy observation on abdominal acupuncture for adhesion-stage shoulder periarthritis A study was conducted to look at the efficacy of abdominal acupuncture for adhesion-stage shoulder periarthritis. During this study 157 patients with shoulder periarthritis were randomly divided into an abdominal acupuncture group (79) and a body acupuncture group (78 cases). The abdominal acupuncture was applied at Zhongwan […]

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Acupuncture and Frozen shoulder

Acupuncture for frozen shoulder A randomised controlled trial was undertaken to evaluate the effectiveness of acupuncture as a treatment for frozen shoulder. Thirty-five patients with a diagnosis of frozen shoulder were randomly allocated to an exercise group or an exercise plus acupuncture group and treated for a period of 6 weeks. Functional mobility, power, and […]

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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 […]

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