How Acupuncture Went from 'Alternative' to Accepted
Not that long ago, it was illegal for acupuncturists to practice in Texas without a medical degree or supervision. Two Houston acupuncturists helped change that. By Jeanne Lyons Davis 5/25/2017 at 12:00am Published in the June 2017 issue of Houstonia.
Just Try It Tuesday: Acupuncture
Incumbent Ritchie Nordstrom is running to retain his Ward 2 alderman seat, but is being challenged by Chuck Henrie and Daniel Petersen. Incumbent Ritchie Nordstrom is running to retain his Ward 2 alderman seat, but is being challenged by Chuck Henrie ...
Is dry needling a safe acupuncture replacement, or a shortcut around years of essential training?
Torin Yater Wallace, a 21-year-old Olympic freeskier and lover of extreme sports, has suffered his share of broken bones and hospital visits. But none of those injuries rivaled the pain he felt after he believes a physical therapist punctured his lung ...
Letters: Acupuncture, tax reform
Knoxville News Sentinel
In response to a letter entitled “Acupuncture worse than a waste of money,” it seems the author is misinformed on a few key points. First, acupuncturists have extensive education. In the state of Tennessee, to be licensed through the medical board as a ...
Acupuncture Soothes Gallbladder Attacks
Researchers conclude that acupuncture increases the clinical effective rate of the drug cefodizime for the treatment of acute exacerbations of chronic cholecystitis (inflammation of the gallbladder). Xining Haihu Hospital researchers combined ...
Is acupuncture better than surgery for knee pain?
Q: I am a doctor who has had dual meniscus knee surgeries. I found corticosteroid injection therapy useless for my knee pain. Surgery was ineffective in terms of reducing pain and discomfort, and the knee condition worsened after surgery. If this were ...
The finer points of acupuncture
This ancient practice can be used alone or with conventional therapy to help ease your pain. Published: June, 2017. Image: © zilli/Thinkstock. Men looking for an easy and effective means to manage pain should consider acupuncture. "There are many ...
Why it's so hard to figure out if acupuncture actually works
That's the verdict of a paper (and an accompanying commentary) published earlier this week in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. While there's still no medical consensus on acupuncture, and most reputable medical organizations do ...
FDA proposes that doctors learn about acupuncture for pain management
Chiropractors and acupuncturists who have lobbied for a bigger role in treating pain have won a preliminary endorsement from federal health officials. Photo by Max Tactic/via Adobe. Chiropractors and acupuncturists who have lobbied for a bigger role in ...