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An American group has found that the brain’s response to electro-acupuncture (EA) correlates with symptom reduction following EA for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).

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American researchers have found that acupuncture was not superior to placebo acupuncture for patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).

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Auricular electroacupuncture (EA) can reduce the frequency and severity of Raynaud’s attacks, according to a team of researchers from Austria.

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A group from Taiwan has demonstrated that short-term acupuncture treatment can result in long-term improvement in carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and that acupuncture produces significantly better results than oral steroid treatment....

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31 patients (36 hands) with carpal tunnel syndrome of a mean 24 months duration, with 14 hands having failed either one or two surgical release procedures, were treated by combined therapy. Primary treatment was low-level laser...

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Taiwanese researchers have found short term acupuncture to be as effective as short-term low-dose prednisolone for mild to moderate carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Seventy-seven CTS patients were randomly divided into two treatment...

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