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Acupuncture has been used for more than 2,000 years throughout Asia and is an important component of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Based on the concept of qi – the vital energy in the body that flows along well-defined meridians, acupuncture is thought to restore any imbalance in the energy flow responsible for health.
Learn how fascial needle manipulation (acupuncture) helped to relieve pain in a patient whose low back pain was unresponsive to medications.
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) can occur with or without injury or noxious stimuli.
Traditional Chinese medicine, especially acupuncture, is a popular form of therapy embraced by pain patients. Learn more about these alternative therapies.
Acupuncture is an increasingly valuable and effective tool used by medical practitioners to relieve pain. Newer acupuncture methods that use transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), light, sound, piezoelectric and magnetic energies have shown success in relieving pain, but there have been few efforts to use all of these treatment modalities together.
Article covers acupuncture as a pain management technique for cranio-cervical and temporomandibular disorders
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