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Acupuncture for Chronic Pain: Update of an Individual Patient Date Meta-Analysis

Written on May 25, 2018 at 1:15 pm, by

In May 2018, The Journal of Pain, Vol 19, No 5 published a new critical review in association with the American Pain Society regarding Acupuncture for chronic pain. Study link The review was a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials regarding chronic pain management utilizing acupuncture. The analysis studied 39 individual trials, with a total of  Continue Reading »

Trailblazers and cupping

Written on November 7, 2014 at 11:29 am, by

For those that have looked closely at the Portland Trailblazers Chris Kamen this season they might have noticed circular marks on his back which are a result of a technique called cupping.  Cupping is a traditional technique that has been done with acupuncture for hundreds of years and some of the Blazers including Kamen and  Continue Reading »

Acupuncture for headaches?

Written on October 30, 2014 at 10:22 am, by

Those who suffer from headaches daily or near daily live with a pain or annoyance that most people will never understand.  The World Health Organization says that nearly 1 out of every 20 adults suffers from daily or near daily headaches of varying severity.  While more severe migraine headaches can affect up to 1 out  Continue Reading »