Tweet (NaturalNews) Acupuncture outperformed both placebo and conventional pain therapies – including pharmaceutical drugs – in a new study conducted by researchers from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York from numerous universities in Germany and England. The study was published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. The findings “provide the most robust evidence to date that acupuncture is a reasonable referral option,” the authors wrote. Acupuncture is an important part of traditional Chinese medicine, a holistic healthcare system that focuses on both preventive and curative care. In traditional acupuncture, long, thin needles are inserted into specific bodily locations, known as meridians, in patterns indicated by the patient’s specific symptoms and needs. Traditionally,.
Tweet (NaturalNews) A unique and not well known type of acupuncture in the Western world, motion style acupuncture treatment (MSAT), is used in Korea for lower back pain (LBP) or other musculoskeletal areas of pain that hinder movement. MSAT requires assisted motion of the affected area with acupuncture needles inserted in appropriate points. Acupuncture’s success for LBP has long been established. But comparing acupuncture’s ability to address acute lower back pain (aLBP) and improve mobility had not been compared to non-chiropractic western medical interventions. The Korean trial A Korean clinical trial was performed in 2011 titled: “Motion style acupuncture treatment (MSAT) for acute low back pain (aLBP) with severe disability:.