Acupuncture For Arthritis: New Proven Research

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Acupuncture For Arthritis

Acupuncture Proven By New Research As Best Out Of 25 For Arthritis

The Arthritis Research UK Charity has concluded that acupuncture is the most effective treatment for relieving pain, improving function, and quality of life. Acupuncture was found to be the best treatment for osteoarthritis after comparing research on 25 different modalities.

The following article has been shared from the Journal of Chinese Medicine and all credit goes to them. You can view the full article here

Acupuncture is the most effective complementary therapy for treating osteoarthritis, and also scores highly for other chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions, according to a report by the charity Arthritis Research UK. The report summarises current evidence for practitioner-based complementary therapies that are commonly used to treat rheumatoid and osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia and low back pain. The report found a lack of scientific evidence to support the use of most of the twenty-five therapies considered. Each therapy was scored according to its effectiveness on a scale of one to five, based on published data from clinical trials. Effectiveness was measured in terms of improvements in pain, disability or quality of life. In addition the safety of each therapy was graded as green, amber or red. The therapies that were shown to be the most effective were: acupuncture for osteoarthritis (scored 5), low back pain (4) and fibromyalgia (4); massage for fibromyalgia (5) and low back pain (5); tai chi for osteoarthritis (4); and yoga for back pain (4).

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Helena Nyssen
Ba. Applied Science (TCM)
Dip. Remedial Massage

Helena is a registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner, and Remedial Massage Therapist at Journey Healthcare in Leichhardt & Gentle Care Chiropractic Norwest.
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