ACUPUNCTURE PROVEN TO BE EFFECTIVE

01-Aug-2017

A recently published review of clinical trials involving acupuncture demonstrates its effectiveness for numerous medical conditions. It concluded that there is STRONG evidence supporting the effectiveness of acupuncture for 8 conditions namely: 

 -  Allergic hayfever -  Chemo-induced nausea & vomiting  -  Chronic low back pain

-  Headaches -  Knee osteoarthritis -  Migraines

-  Post-operative nausea & vomiting - Post-operative pain.

There is also MODERATE evidence showing acupuncture to be effective in 37 conditions including:

anxiety & depression;  constipation & IBS;  insomnia; menopausal symptoms; sciatica; neck, shoulder, elbow & jaw pain.

The literature review collated evidence from around the world from 2005 to 2016 used improved refinement of evidence from clinical trials.

*  The Acupuncture Evidence Project: A Comparative Literature Review (McDonald J and Janz S) 2017 Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA)    

http://www.acupuncture.org.au/Portals/0/The%20Acupuncture%20Evidence%20Project_Mcdonald%20and%20Janz_Feb_2017_Reissued_April_2017.pdf?ver=2017-04-21-150632-950




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