Citations with the tag: ACUPUNCTURE -- Therapeutic use

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  • Treating Peripheral Neuropathy with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine.
    Joswick, Diane // Oriental Medicine; 2009, p13 

    The article discusses the causes and symptoms of peripheral neuropathy and treatment of this syndrome with cutaneous acupuncture and Oriental medicine.

  • Addiction: What's in a Name?
    Audette, Lianne // Oriental Medicine; 2009, p1 

    The article refers to addiction as a disease that affects the brain and a person's behavior and presents the author's views about treating addiction with acupuncture.

  • Study: Acupuncture helps with pain.
    Tanner, Lindsey // Charlotte Post; 9/13/2012, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p4B 

    The article presents the results of a study on the effectiveness of acupuncture in managing pain due to chronic headaches, backaches, and arthritis.

  • Acupuncture may treat deadly inflammatory disease.
    Tanner, Lindsey // Filipino Post; 3/6/2014, p6 

    The article discusses the therapeutic use of the ancient Chinese medical art of acupuncture for treating a life threatening disease Sepsis.

  • Does acupuncture really work?
    Duckett, Michaela L. // Charlotte Post; 5/16/2013, Vol. 38 Issue 36, p1B 

    The article discusses the scientific basis of acupuncture treatment.

  • What does the evidence really say about acupuncture for IBS?
    Fuchs, Paul D.; Hickner, John // Journal of Family Practice; Nov2015, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p686 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "The Mainstreaming of Alternative Therapies" in the 2015issue.

  • Retracted: The Effects of Positive or Neutral Communication during Acupuncture for Relaxing Effects: A Sham-Controlled Randomized Trial.
    and Alternative Medicine, Evidence-Based Complementary // Evidence-based Complementary & Alternative Medicine (eCAM); 10/12/2016, Vol. 2016, p1 

    No abstract available.

  • Study Finds Acupuncture Not Effective in Stroke Recovery.
    and Alternative Medicine, Evidence-Based Complementary // O&P Business News; 11/1/2010, Vol. 19 Issue 13, p56 

    The article highlights the result of a study which reveals the negative impact of acupuncture in stroke rehabilitation.

  • Gagging during impression making: techniques for reduction.
    and Alternative Medicine, Evidence-Based Complementary // British Dental Journal; 4/14/2012, Vol. 212 Issue 7, p329 

    Empowering the patient.

  • The New (Old) Acne Cure.
    and Alternative Medicine, Evidence-Based Complementary // Prevention; Nov2013, Vol. 65 Issue 11, p26 

    The article focuses on a research published in the periodical "Medical Acupuncture" as of November 2013, according to which, acupuncture is an effective remedy for acne and it also presents the views of acupuncturist Mary Sabo on the therapeutic effects of acupuncture paired with herbs.

  • Chronic Pain and Acupuncture.
    Wang, Jerry S. Y. // Oriental Medicine; 2009, p4 

    The article discusses the therapeutic use of acupuncture for treating chronic pain in patients.

  • Sciatica Treatment with Acupuncture.
    Alban, Joseph // Oriental Medicine; 2009, p10 

    The article discusses the causes of sciatic nerve pain and the therapeutic use of acupuncture in treating sciatica.

  • Reptile Recovery.
    CHENG, JACK // Orion Magazine; Sep/Oct2014, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p12 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of watching and helping in providing acupuncture treatment for a sea turtle named Dexter with the help of acupuncturist Claire McManus and Dr. Charlie Innis, head of veterinary medicine.

  • Letter from Editor in Chief Jennifer A. M. Stone, LAc.
    Stone, Jennifer A. M. // Meridians: The Journal of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine; Summer2015, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p2 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses reports within the issue on topics including acupuncture technology, examination processes at an acupuncture college and acupuncture treatment for treatment of macular degeneration.

  • How do You Treat Postpartum Depression in your Clinical Practice?
    Noiade, Atara // Meridians: The Journal of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine; Summer2015, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p28 

    The article focuses on the use of acupuncture for the treatment of postpartum depression in new mothers including daily action plan and checklist for the patient, controlling blood stasis to improve mood conditions, and breathing exercises.

  • Sticking Point.
    Noiade, Atara // Shape; Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p100 

    The article reports on a study published in the "Archives of Internal Medicine" journal which suggests that the benefits of acupuncture therapy are not related to the placebo effect, but are actually considered effective in relieving pain due to disorders like migraines and chronic pain.

  • Erratum to: Enhanced insulin sensitivity and acute regulation of metabolic genes and signaling pathways after a single electrical or manual acupuncture session in female insulin-resistant rats.
    Benrick, Anna; Maliqueo, Manuel; Johansson, Julia; Sun, Miao; Wu, Xiaoke; Mannerås-Holm, Louise; Stener-Victorin, Elisabet // Acta Diabetologica; Feb2015, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p219 

    A correction to the article "Enhanced insulin sensitivity and acute regulation of metabolic genes and signaling pathways after a single electrical or manual acupuncture session in female insulin-resistant rats" that was published in the 2014 issue of the journal is presented.

  • Acupuncture Storms JAMA.
    Changzhen Gong // International Journal of Clinical Acupuncture; Jul-Sep2015, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p149 

    The article discusses the R.S. Hinman research paper on use of acupuncture for chronic knee pain and presents a study related to acupuncture incorporating Zelen-design and the patient-centred concept of minimal clinically-important difference (MCID).

  • 38 Cases of Myelosuppression Induced by Cancer Chemotherapy Treated with Acupuncture.
    Xiaoqing Zhao; Xiaoyuan Guo // International Journal of Clinical Acupuncture; Jul-Sep2015, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p175 

    For treatment of malignant tumors in internal medicine, chemotherapy drugs are still the first choice. However, due to the lack of specificity of chemotherapy drugs, these medications cause many adverse reactions; the most common of which are inhibition of bone marrow, gastrointestinal symptoms...

  • Therapeutic Effect of Acupuncture Combined with Herbal Decoction for Reversing Chemotherapy-Induced Leukocytopenia.
    Feng Zhou; Junying Huang; Li Xue // International Journal of Clinical Acupuncture; Jul-Sep2015, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p181 

    Objective To observe the clinical efficacy of acupuncture combined with Herbal decoction in raising leukocyte count, IL-2, and CD45 levels in patients undergoing chemotherapy for malignant tumor treatment. Methods Fifty-one patients were randomly divided into three groups (each n =17). The...

  • Acupuncture in Obstetrics.
    Wei Liu; Changzhen Gong // International Journal of Clinical Acupuncture; Jul-Sep2015, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p189 

    This paper collects and reviews the most recent clinical studies pertaining to the application of acupuncture in the area of disorders related to obstetrics. We divide these applications into ten sections: acupuncture for IVF and IUI, acupuncture for miscarriage, moxibustion for breech...

  • ROCK'N'ROLL FOR THE AARP SET.
    C. G. // Billboard; 5/30/2015, Vol. 127 Issue 16, p46 

    The article offers alternative healing approaches for older rock music fans, which include platelet-rich plasma injections to stimulate hair growth, the use of acupuncture to treat vocal-cord injuries, and sessions offered by chiropractor Ilan Bohm who specializes in kinesiology.

  • Acute effects of acupressure on abdominal muscle strength.
    Stein, A.; Mkhwane, S.; Janse Van Rensburg, J. P.; Nortje, L.; Shaw, I.; Shaw, B. S. // African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation & Dan; Dec2011 Supplement, p852 

    Although acupuncture and acupressure have primarily been used as analgesics to relieve pain and for their curative properties in various chronic conditions, these techniques have recently been promoted for their role in enhancing sports performance. Forty subjects were randomized to receive...

  • Acupuncture May Treat Premature Ejaculation.
    Stein, A.; Mkhwane, S.; Janse Van Rensburg, J. P.; Nortje, L.; Shaw, I.; Shaw, B. S. // Renal & Urology News; Mar2011, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p3 

    The article focuses on the study of Didem Sunay and colleagues at the Ministry of Health Ankara Training and Research Hospital in Ankara, Turkey which reveals that acupuncture may serve as treatment option for premature ejaculation (PE).

  • Stick Those Needles in Me.
    DRAWBRIDGE, JENNIFER // Cooking Light; Aug2012, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p60 

    The article discusses the author's experience with trying acupuncture for the first time as a way to reduce stress.

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
    DRAWBRIDGE, JENNIFER // Complementary & Alternative Medicine Fact Sheet; 2010, p1 

    The article presents facts about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). The 2007 National Health Interview Survey revealed that 38% of adults had used CAM in some form. Studies showed that spinal manipulation can provide relief from low-back pain and can be an effective conventional...

  • Clinical briefs.
    DRAWBRIDGE, JENNIFER // New Zealand Doctor; 9/12/2012, p27 

    The article offers medical news briefs as of September 12, 2012 on topics including use of statin therapy to reduce risk of pancreatitis, acupuncture as an alternative to knee surgery for patients with knee osteoarthritis, and metformin association with cancer risk.

  • Fllow-up on NADA in Iran: Physicians Learn about the Benefits of the Protocol.
    DRAWBRIDGE, JENNIFER // Guidepoints: News from NADA; Nov/Dec2013, p9 

    The article focuses on a study conducted by doctor Mohammad Movahedi and colleagues regarding the benefits of acupuncture with National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) protocol for reduction of methadone intake.

  • Evidence for Acupuncture: What Do Scientific Studies Show?
    Hall, Harriet // Australasian Science; Jan/Feb2015, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p44 

    The article reports on what scientific studies show for the efficacy of acupuncture as of January 2015. Topics include the lack of standards in the practice of acupuncture, the impossibility of doing double-blind studies of acupuncture, and availability of studies that show acupuncture does not...

  • Acupuncture for the treatment of cancer pain: a systematic review. Response to authors.
    Paley, Carole // Supportive Care in Cancer; May2013, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p1217 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Acupuncture for the treatment of cancer pain: a systematic review of randomised clinical trials," by T.-Y. Choi and colleagues in the 2012 issue.

  • Advances in Acupuncture Technology: A Review of Two Randomized Clinical Studies on the Treatment of Depression.
    Hudnut, Fritz // Meridians: The Journal of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine; Summer2015, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p5 

    In comparison to allopathic approaches, traditional Chinese medicine offers a long history of specialized treatment for mental-emotional disorder, including depression. Can it be found that this ancient method, with its relative simplicity, is applicable to the present model of such disorders?...

  • How do You Treat Postpartum Depression in Your Clinic?
    Jawahir, Dylan // Meridians: The Journal of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine; Summer2015, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p27 

    The author expresses his views on methods implemented for the treatment of postpartum depression through acupuncture which includes nutrition content in food, herbal formulas,and emotional condition of the patient.

  • How Do You Treat Postpartum Depression in Your Clinic?
    Young, Michelle // Meridians: The Journal of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine; Summer2015, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p29 

    The article focuses on the use of acupuncture for the treatment of postpartum depression in new mothers including herbal formulas, nourishing blood deficiency problems, and abdominal blockage removal.

  • A plea for acupuncture coverage.
    Kim, Phillip // Journal of Family Practice; Sep2013, Vol. 62 Issue 9, p508 

    A letter to the editor in response to the article "Targeting diabetes: The benefits of an integrative approach," which discusses about acupuncture as treatment for patients with type 2 diabetes, is presented.

  • Lameness in a 14 year old Warmblood Gelding.
    Pasteur, Carla W. // American Journal of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine; Feb2011, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p67 

    The article presents a case study of a gelding suffering from a Grade I-II/V lameness of its left pelvic limb for six months. It states that it is caused by the kidney which was the affected organ. It notes that the horse was treated with 10 milligrams (mg) isoflupredone acetate and 200 mg of...

  • Integrating Naturopathy: Can We Move Forward?
    Elder, Charles R. // Permanente Journal; Fall2013, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p80 

    Although acupuncture and chiropractic care have achieved some measure of acceptance within mainstream medicine, the integrative role for naturopathy has yet to be well specified. This essay provides a discussion of the potential benefits of naturopathic medicine, as well as an overview of...

  • Acupuncture may treat deadly inflammatory disease.
    Elder, Charles R. // South Asian Post; 3/6/2014, p8 

    The article discusses the study published by the journal "Nature Medicine" conducted by the Luis Ulloa, an immunologist at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, on the use of the ancient Chinese medical art of acupuncture for the treatment of deadly inflammatory disease.

  • BYE, BYE BACK PAIN.
    Elder, Charles R. // Women's Fitness; Jun2014, Issue 127, p85 

    The article discusses the study conducted by British Acupuncture Council revealing that 74 percent people use painkillers repeatedly instead of effectively treating their pain and the recommendation of National Institute of Clinical Excellence to use Acupuncture than over-the-counter remedies.

  • Alternatives to anti-depressants.
    Mistry, Mita // Eastern Eye; 8/21/2015, Issue 1316, p32 

    The article reports on a study which found an increasing number of anti-depressant prescriptions but warned on their harmful side effects and recommended the use of natural therapies like acupuncture as first-line treatment for mild depression.

  • AD AND MACULAR DEGENERATION...DOES DEPRESSION HARM MEMORY?...ACUPUNCTURE FOR HYPERTENSION.
    Fava, Maurizio // Mind, Mood & Memory; Jan2016, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p8 

    The article presents questions and answers related to health issues including relation between Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Alzheimer's disease (AD), problems generated due to depression, and role of acupuncture in reduction of high blood pressure.

  • Clinical Observation of Chronic Pelvic Inflammation Treated by Acupuncture Combined with Acupoint Injection.
    Jia Xu // International Journal of Clinical Acupuncture; Jul-Sep2015, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p163 

    Objective: To observe the clinical efficacy of acupuncture combined with acupoint injection in the treatment of chronic pelvic inflammation. Methods: 80 patients were randomly divided into a treatment group (50 cases) and a control group (30 cases). Acupuncture combined with acupoint injection...

  • An Observation of the Mechanisms and Therapeutic Effects of Acupuncture Therapy on Hyteromyoma.
    Hong Yan; Shuichi Guo; Huizhen Gao; Rongxiao Mu; Qiong Lei // International Journal of Clinical Acupuncture; Jul-Sep2015, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p166 

    Hysteromyoma belongs to the category of "Zhen Jia" in TCM. It is the most common benign enclosed mass affecting the female genitalia, and mostly happens to women aged 30--50. To probe the definite effects and curative mechanism of acupuncture in treatment of this disease, we treated 50 patients...

  • 113 Cases of Chronic Pelvic Inflammation Treated with Acupuncture Combined with Chinese Herbal Enema.
    Bin Zhu; Ying Yang // International Journal of Clinical Acupuncture; Jul-Sep2015, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p169 

    Objective: To observe the therapeutic effect of acupuncture combined with herbal enema in the treatment of chronic pelvic inflammation. Methods: 113 patients who had been diagnosed with chronic pelvic inflammation were randomly divided into a treatment group and a control group. Re-examination...

  • The Preventive and Therapeutic Effects of Acupuncture and Moxibustion for Adverse Gastrointestinal Tract Reactions Induced by Chemotherapy for Malignant Tumors.
    Mei Jiang; Jieyun Xie // International Journal of Clinical Acupuncture; Jul-Sep2015, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p217 

    Vomiting and nausea are the most common adverse gastrointestinal reactions in malignant tumor chemotherapy. To date, the commonly used 5-HT3 receptor antagonist can partially relieve symptoms, however, they have shortcomings, lacking effectiveness in delaying vomiting, inducing constipation,...

  • Treating Trigeminal Neuralgia with Acupuncture : A Case Report.
    Thomas, Deepak // Clinical Dentistry (0974-3979); Jul2016, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p23 

    Brief Background Trigeminal Neuralgia is one of the most painful conditions known to mankind. Although there are conventional treatments including surgeries are in practice, they have their own demerits. Also complete pain relief is still a challenge. Acupuncturists claim that their age old...

  • Prescribing Tai Chi for Fibromyalgia � Are We There Yet?
    Yeh, Gloria Y.; Kaptchuk, Ted J.; Shmerling, Robert H. // New England Journal of Medicine; 8/19/2010, Vol. 363 Issue 8, p783 

    The article explores the issue of prescribing tai chi for the treatment of fibromyalgia. Standard therapeutic options for fibromyalgia include exercise, sleep hygiene and drugs. The authors claim that the clinical response from the optimal use of standard therapies has been disappointing which...

  • From BOTOX to NO-TOX.
    Yeh, Gloria Y.; Kaptchuk, Ted J.; Shmerling, Robert H. // Pure Health Magazine; Mar2012, p30 

    The article discusses the benefits of beauty and acupuncture, the alternative natural and cost-effective ways to prevent premature ageing. It notes that treatment with acupuncture accelerates the natural drainage of toxins, increasing the surge of oxygen and nutrients to the skin, escalating...

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome and CAM: At a Glance.
    Yeh, Gloria Y.; Kaptchuk, Ted J.; Shmerling, Robert H. // Irritable Bowel Syndrome & CAM: At a Glance; 2012, p1 

    An overview of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is presented. IBS refers to a chronic condition that interferes with normal colon functioning. Symptoms include abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, constipation and diarrhea. Treatment options are...

  • BANISH PAIN!
    Birtolo, Janina // Gulfshore Life; Aug2011, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p67 

    The article offers suggestions on ways of relieving chronic pain. It differentiates between acute and chronic pain and says that stress is a factor that can make pain become worse. Some of the suggested pain control methods include acupuncture for back pain, arthritis and neuropathy as well as...

  • A Versatile Treatment for Breast Health, Allergies, Insomnia, Shoulder Pain, Sinusitis, and More!
    Wolfe, Honora Lee // Oriental Medicine Journal; Apr2011, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p16 

    The article discusses an acupuncture protocol that can be used for treating breast pain, allergies, shoulder pain, and sinusitis. It can also be used to treat bruxism and related jaw pain, headaches, neck tension, insomnia, anxiety, sinusitis, GERD, chest oppression, chronic respiratory...

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