Acupuncture Treatment for Arthritis & Chronic Pain Research

Did you know that acupuncture is a very effective treatment for chronic pain and arthritis? A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine in 2012 reported that:

  • An estimated 3 million American adults receive acupuncture treatment each year and chronic pain is the most common presentation.

They concluded that:

  • Acupuncture is effective for the treatment of chronic pain and arthritis.
  • Acupuncture was found to be more effective than other alternative treatments and standard care for people suffering osteoarthritis and chronic pain.

 

http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1357513

Comments are closed.