Acupuncture and treatment of dysphagia after stroke

Clinical research of the five needles combined with rehabilitation training treatment dysphagia after stroke Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 29(5 Suppl):1745-1748, 2016 Sep. Li Y; Ren K; Xing R; Peng J; Zhang Z; Zhao J. To compare therapeutic effects of Five Needles of the Nape and routine acupuncture on treatment of pseudo bulbar paralysis dysphagia after Brain stroke. 60 patients were randomly … Read more…

Acupuncture and the improvement of visual function

Improvement in Visual Function in Patients with Inherited Diseases of the Retina Following Acupuncture Treatment.   Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde. 233(4):416-23, 2016 Apr. [Clinical Trial. Journal Article] Blechschmidt, T; Krumsiek, M; Todorova, M G. BACKGROUND: The aim of this pilot study was to examine the short-term effect on visual function of acupuncture treatment in a cohort of patients with … Read more…

Coming to a Hospital Near You: Acupuncture Future

Coming to a Hospital Near You: Acupuncture By Editorial Staff Revised pain management assessment and management standards1 by The Joint Commission require accredited hospitals to “provide nonpharmacologic pain treatment modalities” as a necessary performance element. The new standard, which takes effect Jan. 1, 2018, is a clear recognition not only of the dangers of opioids and … Read more…

Acupuncture and Dry Eye Syndrome

Acupuncture reduces symptoms of dry eye syndrome: a preliminary observational study. Jeon JH1, Shin MS, Lee MS, Jeong SY, Kang KW, Kim YI, Choi SM. J J Altern Complement Med. 2010 Dec; 16(12):1291-4. doi: 10.1089/acm.2009.0537. Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of acupuncture treatment on dry eye syndrome. DESIGN: This was a prospective observational study. SETTING: The … Read more…

Treating Macular Degeneration With Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture Today March, 2008, Vol. 09, Issue 03     Treating Macular Degeneration With Chinese Medicine By Andy Rosenfarb, LAc, MTOM Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is the slow deterioration of the cells in the macula, a tiny yellowish area near the center of the retina. The macula gives us clear central vision and fine detailed … Read more…

Acupuncture in the Treatment or Prevention of Migraine, Tension-Type Headache, or Chronic Headache Disorders

Role of Acupuncture in the Treatment or Prevention of Migraine, Tension-Type Headache, or Chronic Headache Disorders Coeytaux RR, Befus D. Headache. 2016 Jul;56(7):1238-40. doi: 10.1111/head.12857. Epub 2016 Jul 13.  OBJECTIVE: To summarize the current evidence that evaluates the effectiveness of acupuncture for the treatment or prevention of migraine, tension-type headache, and chronic headache disorders. METHODS: Findings from … Read more…

Acupuncture and anti-allergy and anti-inflammation

Electro-acupuncture at Acupoint ST36 Ameliorates Inflammation and Regulates Th1/Th2 Balance in Delayed-Type Hypersensitivity DOI: 10.1007/s10753-016-0487-z Wang, Z., Chen, T., Long, M. et al. Inflammation (2017) 40: 422. doi:10.1007/s10753-016-0487-z Abstract Increasing evidence indicates anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory effects of electro-acupuncture (EA) therapy. However, its underlying mechanism on delayed-type hypersensitivity (DTH), a classic allergic inflammatory disease, still remains … Read more…

Acupuncture help to resolve breech baby

Acupuncture plus moxibustion to resolve breech presentation: a randomized controlled study I Neri, G Airola, G Contu, G Allais, F Facchinetti & C Benedetto Original article The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine Volume 15, 2004 -Issue 4 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14767050410001668644 Abstract Objective: In many Western countries breech presentation is an indication for elective Cesarean section. In order to correct fetal presentation, the … Read more…

Case Study: Lyme Disease Treatment with Western Medicine and Acupuncture

Case Study: Lyme Disease Treatment with Western Medicine and Acupuncture by Heidi Most, M.Ac., Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM) Exphttps://www.integrativepractitioner.com/topics/environmental-health/case-studylyme-disease-western-medicine-and-acupuncture/ Explore a case study involving a 78 year old patient who received Lyme Disease treatment to address the severe recurring pain episodes he had been experiencing over the course of 16 months as a result of the disease. … Read more…