Acupuncture most effective CAM for musculoskeletal problems.

New report shows acupuncture to be the most effective effective complementary therapy for musculoskeletal problems. Medical research charity Arthritis Research UK published it’s evidence-based report into practitioner provided complementary therapies for rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia and back pain.  Whilst no research was found amongst these therapies for rheumatoid arthritis, acupuncture was the only therapy found Continue reading »

Acupuncture is significantly superior to all controls for chronic pain

Acupuncture is significantly superior to all controls. Controls and Trials Researchers studying the effects of acupuncture want to assess the benefit of acupuncture against that of a control.  This is done to mitigate the effects of placebo – the tendency for people to get better when they are given any sort of treatment. A secondary Continue reading »