Is there a role for acupuncture in the treatment of tendinopathy?

23 Aug 2012
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Tendinopathy is a debilitating condition in athletic and sedentary populations for which a gold standard treatment strategy does not yet exist. While the pathophysiology of tendinopathy is well understood, a debate remains as to the nature of the pain ...

Do not judge according to appearance: patients’ preference of a doctor’s face does not influence their assessment of the patient-doctor relationship

21 Aug 2012
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ObjectivesThe aim of this study was to investigate whether a patient's preference for a doctor's face is associated with better assessments of relational empathy in the patient–doctor relationship after the first clinical consultation.MethodsA to...

Acupuncture for treatment of hospital-induced constipation in children: a retrospective case series study

21 Aug 2012
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ObjectiveAcupuncture is a promising option in the treatment of functional bowel disorders. The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and acceptance of acupuncture for the treatment of hospital-induced constipation (HIC) in children.MethodsB...

Intramuscular stimulation therapy for healthcare: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials

07 Aug 2012
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ObjectiveA systematic review of randomised controlled trials was conducted to evaluate the efficacy and effectiveness of intramuscular stimulation (IMS).MethodsElectronic databases including Medline, EMBASE, PsycINFO, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Al...

Evaluation of different moxibustion doses for lumbar disc herniation: multicentre randomised controlled trial of heat-sensitive moxibustion therapy

01 Aug 2012
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BackgroundThere is some evidence for the effectiveness of moxibustion for the treatment of lumbar disc herniation (LDH), but it remains unclear what dose is optimal.ObjectiveTo compare the effectiveness of a new technique of individualised ‘sensi...

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