Treatment of Prolapse of Rectum with Acupuncture Combined with TCM Drugs in 38 Cases

Treatment of Prolapse of Rectum with Acupuncture Combined with TCM Drugs in 38 Cases Gao Jingfang 高景芳 1 Li Tiecheng 李铁成 1 Huang Yanbin 黄彦彬 Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine (23(2), 2003 2 1The 4th Hospital of Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province, 163000 2Staff Hospital of Measuring and Cutting Tool Factory, Harbin   Prolapse of rectum … Read more…

Acupuncture Alleviates Chemotherapy Peripheral Neuropathy

Acupuncture Alleviates Chemotherapy Peripheral Neuropathy Researchers find acupuncture effective for alleviating chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) for patients with colon cancer. Neurotoxicity from chemotherapy may damage nerve fibers and lead to symptoms including pain, burning sensations, tingling, muscle weakness, balance disorders, paresthesia, dysesthesia, cold or heat sensitivity in the hands and feet, and a “glove … Read more…

Acupuncture Ups Memory For Dementia Patients

Acupuncture Ups Memory For Dementia Patients Published by HealthCMi on 29 August 2014 New research demonstrates that acupuncture is effective for the treatment of vascular dementia. Published in the Chinese Journal of Gerontology, clinical and laboratory research finds acupuncture significantly effective in improving cognition and memory. Laboratory results and objective measurements confirm these findings; acupuncture … Read more…

5 Ways Acupuncture Can Improve Athletic Performance

5 Ways Acupuncture Can Improve Athletic Performance By Kim Peirano, DACM, LAc From Acupuncture Today Sports acupuncture has been used all over the world, from treating injury to helping athletes increase performance levels. Acupuncturists are commonly employed by major sports teams all across the globe. Athletes are turning to acupuncture to not only help with … Read more…

Acupuncture activates sciatic nerve, controls systemic inflammation, and rescues mice from polymicrobial peritonitis.

Dopamine Mediates the Vagal Modulation of the Immune System by Electroacupuncture Rafael Torres-Rosas1,2,3, Ghassan Yehia1, Geber Peña1, Priya Mishra1, Maria del Rocio Thompson-Bonilla1,4, Mario Adán Moreno-Eutimio5, Lourdes Andrea Arriaga-Pizano2, Armando Isibasi2, and Luis Ulloa1,6 Nat Med. 2014 March ; 20(3): 291–295. doi:10.1038/nm.3479. Abstract: Previous anti-inflammatory strategies against sepsis, a leading cause of death in hospitals, … Read more…

Acupuncture: The Key and Future of High Sports Performance

Acupuncture: The Key and Future of High Sports Performance BY NEIL MAKI, MS, DAOM, LAC, AcupunctureToday Acupuncture is commonly utilized in the intervention of pain and has also been gaining popularity in sports medicine. Athletes are treated with acupuncture for the relief of soft tissue injuries such as sprains, muscle strains, and tendonitis. The recovery … Read more…

Acupuncture Plus Herbs Beat Ibuprofen For Menstrual Pain

Acupuncture Plus Herbs Beat Ibuprofen For Menstrual Pain   Acupuncture and herbs outperform ibuprofen for menstrual pain relief. Jiangxi Maternal Health Hospital researchers conducted a controlled clinical trial comparing the effects of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine versus ibuprofen for the relief of menstrual related abdominal and lumbosacral pain. Acupuncture combined with Chinese herbal medicine … Read more…

Extraordinary Chinese Medicine

Extraordinary Chinese Medicine By Thomas Richardson, LAc Editor’s Note: This article is taken from the conclusion of the recently released book, “Extraordinary Chinese Medicine: The Extraordinary Vessels, Extraordinary Organs, and the Art of Being Human,” published by Singing Dragon. “Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity.” – Hippocrates … Read more…

Acupuncture Is Effective for TMJ

Study Shows Acupuncture Effective for TMJ By: Acufinder Editorial Staff Acupuncture Effective for TMJ Patients suffering TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder) can find relief from acupuncture.  Research conducted at the Ribeirão Preto Dental School, São Paulo University in Brazil, found that after 3 months of acupuncture, patients with TMJ experienced significantly less pain, increased strength of … Read more…

Calming the Disturbed Meridians: A Way to Treat “Phantom” Pain

Calming the Disturbed Meridians: A Way to Treat “Phantom” Pain By Pamela E. Ferguson, Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM), AOBTA and GSD-CI, LMT (TX) From Acupuncture Today Margot J. was advised by her oncologist to talk to a psychiatrist about her post-mastectomy phantom pain. Instead, her friends sent her to me. Interesting situation—she’d recently experienced a double … Read more…