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In addition to main-stream pain treatments, some patients opt to try holistic pain management treatments such as acupuncture.  Some research suggests that acupuncture may help some pain medications work better.  Patients should always continue to use their physician-prescribed treatment and use holistic treatments under physician supervision.

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A meta-analysis study of acupuncture recently released in The Archives of Internal Medicine found that acupuncture was more effective in reducing various types of chronic pain than usual care and should be considered a reasonable treatment option.   Study Design and Results   Researchers conducted a systematic review of randomized…

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Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide, commented on Acupuncture Reduces Chronic Pain: Study I'm glad the post was helpful, Rena.  To answer your questions, I don't…

09/19/12

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Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide, posted Acupuncture May Help Opioid Medications… Acupuncture has been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years to…

03/16/10

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Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide, posted Study Shows Acupuncture Improves… Back pain, especially low back pain, is a significant health problem. …

05/31/09

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Cort, Health Guide, answered can acupuncher help sciatic nerve pain ? Yes, for some people acupuncture can help sciatica pain. Sciatica usually does…

05/14/09

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