Posts Tagged ‘National Institutes of Health’

Alternative Medicine – Not So Alternative Anymore…

Thursday, February 17th, 2011 by Sharon Sherman

While it may be seen as a new or “alternative” medicine in the United States, Chinese Medicine is actually one of the oldest complete medical systems practiced today. In fact, acupuncture – a part of Chinese Medicine – has been in use for over 2,000 years and is one of the most commonly used medical […]

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Treatment of Back Pain with Acupuncture: Recent Studies

Monday, February 1st, 2010 by Sharon Sherman

A recent study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine shows that acupuncture relieves back pain better than conventional treatments. The study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, divided 638 participants with back pain into four groups.  Two groups received acupuncture, one group received a placebo version of acupuncture (in which the skin was […]

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