Acupuncture reduces pain for osteoarthritis

New study shows that acupuncture carried out over periods of more than four weeks showed greater pain reduction...

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Acupuncture and stress

Filmmaker Tim Newton talks about how acupuncture helped him solve stress related issues...

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Acupuncture for headaches or looking for more energy?

According to Rhiannon Griffiths of the British Acupuncture Council - where the needles are placed could be used for...

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Acupuncture eased back pain after damage done as a child

I am 46 and fell down the stairs when I was 11 years old. My back has been stiff ever since...

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Make acupuncture your 2014 healthy new start

The New Year marks a time for fresh starts which often involve looking at health needs, including treatment alternatives for existing conditions. Traditional acupuncture has become a popular choice, both as a stand alone treatment, and in combination with Western biomedicine. The growing popularity of acupuncture has gained a boost in recent years from NICE, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, which has endorsed acupuncture treatment for non-specific back pain, and as a prophylaxis for migraine and tension type headaches...

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Anxiety: the silent sufferers

New research out today suggests that anxiety is often suffered in silence, as over two thirds of the estimated three million UK sufferers fail to seek treatment.

The study carried out by the British Acupuncture Council and Anxiety UK, to mark World Mental Health Day (10th October), questioned whether sufferers are currently aware of all the alternative options available to them...

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Traditional acupuncture and depression

A major new piece of research has just been published entitled 'Acupuncture & Counselling for Depression in Primary Care - A Randomised Controlled Trial'. The study was carried out by research scientists at York University, and this is the first major study to look at evaluating in such a thorough way, the clinical impact of acupuncture and counselling for patients with ongoing depression...

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