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Electro-acupuncture (EA) coupled with conventional treatment is more effective than conventional treatment for plantar fasciitis, according to a pilot study carried out in Thailand.
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A pilot study carried out in Brail provides evidence that electro-acupuncture (EA) can significantly improve quality of life for patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS).
Di Huang Yin Zi (DHYZ, Rehmannia Decoction), a traditional Chinese herbal formula used to treat neurological disorders, has been found to improve neurological function in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI), and may be an effective adjuvant therapy for enhancing functional recovery after SCI.
Just one session of acupuncture treatment can result in improvement in pain sensitivity for patients with chronic whiplash-associated disorders (WAD), according to a Belgian study.
An Iranian study suggests that acupuncture can improve tinnitus.
Korean hand acupuncture (KHA) has been shown to be effective in relieving symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Chinese researchers have found that adding Er Zhi Tian Gui granules (ETG, Two Ultimates Tian Gui Granules) to the treatment regime of women undergoing IVF can reduce the dosage of gonadotropin (Gn) required for ovarian stimulation and shorten treatment duration, as well as alleviating clinical symptoms and improving clinical pregnancy rates.
Acupuncture out-performs artificial tears in the treatment of dry eye syndrome, according to South Korean researchers.
A study of Chinese earthquake victims suggests that electro-acupuncture (EA) is more effective than paroxetine for treating the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).