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 …

Acupuncture and Periarthritis

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.┬áDuring 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 (CV 12), Shangqu (KI 17) …

Osteopathy Frozen shoulder

Osteopathy: Using fascia techniques to treat frozen shoulder Frozen shoulder is a common problem and difficult to treat. A common model notably used by osteopaths is the use and understanding of the fascial system within the body. This is a system that has received a lot of attention over the last few decades, involving the release of tension found within …

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 pain were assessed by a …