Acupuncture is very effective in treating many types of pain. Below are several articles relating pain and acupuncture.

Sciatica Treatment with Acupuncture

The sciatic nerve can literally be a huge pain in the butt. It is the largest nerve in the body, which consists of a large bundle of smaller nerves that begin in the lumbar spine, travel down the buttocks, and move through the leg. (Read more.)

Acupuncture Treats Neurological Pain

Neurological pain is one of the most difficult kinds of pain for people to tolerate. Nerve pain usually presents as a sharp shooting pain or a constant burning sensation. (Read more.)

Acupuncture Relieves Menstrual Pain, Study Finds

A recent German study published in the February, 2008 issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology confirms that acupuncture can relieve a woman of her menstrual pain. (Read more.)

Acupuncture Very Effective in Treating Post-Surgery Pain

New research from Duke University Medical Center points to the positive impact that acupuncture has on reducing surgical patients’ postoperative pain, and their need for powerful opioids to treat the pain. (Read more.)

Acupuncture Helps with Fibromyalgia Symptoms

The June 2007 edition of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings reports on a study that found acupuncture helpful in treating the fatigue and anxiety commonly experienced by fibromyalgia patients. (Read more.)

Acupuncture Helps Relieve Lower Back Pain

A British study published in September 2006 found that acupuncture showed the greatest benefit for patients who suffer pain in the lower back, and is a cost-effective way to treat the problem.

Acupuncture Relieves Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy

2005 Swedish research study found that acupuncture, along with strengthening exercises, help relieve pain in the pelvic girdle for pregnant women and are effective treatment options. (Read more.)

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