News Archive - April 2013

Acupuncture analgesia is a useful method of pain control in patients with acute dental pain, a Brazilian study has found. A sample of 120 patients waiting for emergency dental care underwent one session of acupuncture, using the points Hegu L.I.-4, Neiting ST-44 and Lianquan REN-23, either alone or in combination.

Research from Taiwan suggests that electro- and manual acupuncture can exert positive therapeutic effects in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).

Auricular acupuncture is an effective intervention for the relief of stress/anxiety amongst healthcare workers and supports their capacity for caring, suggests an American study