Acupuncture for Chronic Pain
As treatment options for chronic pain evolve, scientific analysis of alternative and complementary techniques will inform our selection of these modalities. A recent article in Archives of Internal Medicine reviewed Acupuncture for Chronic Pain. Studies that evaluated acupuncture for treating back and neck pain, osteoarthritis, chronic headache, and shoulder pain were reviewed. Review of multiple studies, found that acupuncture is effective therapy for these conditions.