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Can acupuncture treat acute pain?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Acupuncture comes from Chinese medicine and is a popular technique for pain relief in the United States today. Scientific data about the effects of acupuncture are still ambiguous, partly because of the difficulty of designing a well-controlled study. Although several studies have demonstrated that acupuncture can be effective in treating different types of pain, the evidence also suggests that placebo acupuncture works approximately as well.

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