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A British research team has found that combining acupuncture with self-care is particularly effective in reducing the symptoms of low back pain.
The findings of a small Australian study suggest that the specific effect of acupuncture may depend not on the precise location of the needles, but rather on the fact that they draw the patient’s attention to the area being needled.
An RCT carried out in Germany has found that individualised acupuncture is not superior to standardised acupuncture for treating patients suffering from chronic low back pain.
A Chinese study suggests that acupuncture compares favourably with benzodiazepine drugs for improving sleep quality and daytime functioning in insomnia patients. A total of 180 patients with primary insomnia were randomly assigned...
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