Using moxibustion in primary healthcare to correct non-vertex presentation: a multicentre randomised controlled trial

18 Dec 2012
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ObjectiveTo compare the effectiveness of additional moxibustion at point BL67 with moxibustion at a non-specific acupuncture point and with usual care alone to correct non-vertex presentation.MethodsThis was a multicentre randomised controlled trial in...

Management of Legg-Calve-Perthes disease with acupuncture: a case report

12 Dec 2012
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Legg–Calve–Perthes disease (LCPD) is a rare temporary hip joint deformity mostly effecting young children from 4–10 years of age. It involves mainly the head of the femur, which softens and breaks down due to interruption of bloo...

Acupuncture treatment of phantom limb pain and phantom limb sensation in a primary care setting

06 Dec 2012
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A 45-year-old man presented with phantom limb pain and phantom limb sensation 12 weeks after an above-elbow amputation of his right arm. He underwent seven sessions of acupuncture at weekly intervals carried out by his general practitioner on his ...

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