Acupuncture Research and Articles

Acupuncture Research and Articles


Please read below for some of the more recent acupuncture research studies. Click on the web links for further information.

Acupuncture for chronic pain (osteoarthritis, shoulder pain, headache, back and neck pain)

A systematic review was conducted to identify randomized controlled trials of acupuncture for chronic pain. Meta-analyses from individual patient data was conducted from 29 studies. A total of 17,922 patients were analyzed. Results showed that acupuncture has a significant effect on the treatment of chronic pain. web link

Neuro-biological mechanism of acupuncture for musculoskeletal pain and healing

This study uncovers the science behind how acupuncture works to improve healing and reduce pain. web link

Acupuncture for pain

Study showing the efficacy of acupuncture for the treatment of chronic pain. web link

Acupuncture for migraines and recurrent headaches

Patients using acupuncture for migraine and tension-type headache showed significant improvements over those in the control group. web link

Acupuncture for depression

Study showing the positive effects of acupuncture on its own and with counselling for depression. web link

Acupuncture for improvement of memory and reduction of anxiety

Study conducted on 90 university students to investigate the effects of acupuncture on memory and anxiety. The acupuncture group showed reduced anxiety and improved memory immediately after treatment. web link

Acupuncture for chronic pain (osteoarthritis, shoulder pain, headache, back and neck pain)

A systematic review was conducted to identify randomized controlled trials of acupuncture for chronic pain. Meta-analyses from individual patient data was conducted from 29 studies. A total of 17,922 patients were analyzed. Results showed that acupuncture has a significant effect on the treatment of chronic pain. web link


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