What does the evidence say acupuncture is good for

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I cannot take credit I did not write the plain English version but I am sharing it with you and I hope you share this with your friends family and medical doctors.

The Acupuncture Evidence Project: Plain English Summary
Bottom Line
The  study found evidence for the effectiveness of acupuncture for 117 conditions, with stronger evidence
for acupuncture’s effectiveness for some conditions than others.

Acupuncture is considered safe in the hands of a well-trained practitioner and has been found to be cost-effective for some conditions. The quality and quantity of research into acupuncture’s effectiveness is  increasing.
 
Of the 122 conditions identified, strong evidence supported the effectiveness of acupuncture for 8 conditions.

Turns out It is no longer possible to say that the effectiveness of acupuncture is because of the placebo effect, or that it is useful only for
musculoskeletal pain.

 Conditions with strong evidence supporting the effectiveness of acupuncture

Allergic rhinitis (perennial & seasonal) –

Knee osteoarthritis

Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (with
anti-emetics)

Migraine prophylaxis

Chronic low back pain –

Postoperative nausea & vomiting

Headache (tension-type and chronic) –

Postoperative pain

The evidence is indisputable.  To learn more about how acupuncture  works and how it can help you give me a call or schedule your first appointment

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