Acupuncture and other physical treatments for the relief of pain due to osteoarthritis of the knee: network meta-analysis. Corbett MS, Rice SJ, Madurasinghe V, Slack R, Fayter DA, Harden M, Sutton AJ, Macpherson H, Woolacott NF; University of York, UK. Electronic address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Abstract Objective: To compare the effectiveness of acupuncture with other relevant physical treatments […]Read more "Acupuncture Research: Knee Pain & Knee Osteoarthritis"
Placebo is Latin for “I Shall Please” and involves a phenomenon of particular interest to much of Chinese medical research, especially Acupuncture – whose complex clinical physical and emotional interactions largely escape the neat and tidy gold standard for (pharmaceutical) evidencing: the double-blind-randomized-controlled study, and as such deserves special attention. Many long ago cast and […]Read more "The Promise and Problem of Placebo"
Abstract Background: Preliminary evidence suggests that acupuncture applied proximally during a single bout of exercise can enhance exercise performance and/or expedite post-exercise recovery. The purpose of this investigation was to review trials, systematically and critically, that have investigated such hypotheses and delineate areas for future research. Methods: A systematic review using computerized databases was performed. […]Read more "Effect of Acute Acupuncture Treatment on Exercise Performance and Postexercise Recovery: A Systematic Review"
Impact of electroacupuncture on quality of life for patients with Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis under treatment with immunomodulators: A randomized study. Juan G Quispe-Cabanillas, Alfredo Damasceno, Felipe Glehn, Carlos O Brandão, Benito P Damasceno, Wanderley D Silveira and Leonilda M Santos. METHODS 31 adult patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) were randomly and blindly (to patients […]Read more "New Brazilian Study Shows Promise of Acupuncture for Multiple Sclerosis"
WELCOME 你好！ Evidence Postings – Abstracts and full texts of clinical trial research into the traditional therapies of Chinese medicine: Acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, Chinese dietary therapy, Moxibustion, Tui Na, Gua Sha, Cupping, Tai Ji Quan (“Tai Chi”) and Qi Gong. Research Commentary – Explorations, critiques, and commentary on clinical trial methodologies of Chinese medical […]Read more "Piedmont Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine"