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Is acupuncture effective?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: See below

See the cochrane collaborative.
It lists the areas in which acupuncture is effective and where it is not.

In brief: See below

See the cochrane collaborative.
It lists the areas in which acupuncture is effective and where it is not.
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Thank
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: For many conditions

According to a study released in the archives of internal medicine on 10 sept 2012; which reviewed 29 studies involving almost 18, 000 people; acupuncture was found better at pain relief than lack of treatment or sham treatment.
For some conditions it is superior to standard treatments. It isn't the answer for all medical problems but is excellent for the treatment of a number of conditions.

In brief: For many conditions

According to a study released in the archives of internal medicine on 10 sept 2012; which reviewed 29 studies involving almost 18, 000 people; acupuncture was found better at pain relief than lack of treatment or sham treatment.
For some conditions it is superior to standard treatments. It isn't the answer for all medical problems but is excellent for the treatment of a number of conditions.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Thank
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