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Acupuncture Beats Injected Morphine for Pain: Groundbreaking Study

An amazing new study has found that acupuncture, the ancient practice of using needles to stimulate bodily self healing, is more effective than intravenous morphine for pain.

A truly groundbreaking study published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine titled, “Acupuncture vs intravenous morphine in the management of acute pain in the ED,” reveals that acupuncture -- one of the oldest techniques to treat pain -- is more effective, faster in relieving pain, and with less adverse effects, than intravenous morphine.

Effect of Three Decades of Screening Mammography on Breast-Cancer Incidence

Mammography is an outdated scan and should be eliminated in favor of sonogram and thermogram screenings. This isn't some blog article, this is a study from the most prestigious medical journal in the country, based on 30 years of data.

Based on false positives from mammograms, 1.3 MILLION women were treated for tumors that never would have turned into clinical symptoms.


Did you know that 8 out of the top 10 cancer hospitals in the U.S. offer acupuncture?

Did you know that MD Anderson Cancer Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and the Mayo Clinic are the top 3 highest ranking cancer hospitals in the United States? You know what else they have in common? They all offer acupuncture on-site to their patients as part of their cancer treatment.

In fact, out of the Top 10 Highest Scoring hospitals specialising in cancer in the United States, 8 of these offer acupuncture to their patients.

The Science of Stretch: Connective Tissue and its role in Acupuncture

The study of connective tissue is shedding light on pain and providing new explanations for alternative medicine.

One of the myriad physiological responses to acupuncture exists in the connective tissue and how mechanistic action of the needle in the tissue elicits a spectrum of change. The book "Anatomy Trains" takes this article a step further by showing planes of tissue nearly identical to acupuncture meridians in our fascia and connective tissue...when one knows what to look for in cadaver dissection.

Acupuncture boosts effectiveness of standard medical care for chronic pain, depression

"Our new data provides a significant step forward in treating chronic pain and managing depression, because patients and health professionals can now make decisions on acupuncture with more confidence. Not only is it more cost effective, but it reduces pain levels and improves mood levels, which could reduce over reliance on drugs that can sometimes result in unwanted side effects."

Acupuncture Regenerates Nerves

Acupuncture repairs injured nerves. Findings published in Neural Regeneration Research demonstrate that acupuncture causes injured lower and upper limb motor nerves to repair. Electromyographic nerve conduction tests of acupuncture patients with nerve injuries document “an effective response” in 80% of patients participating in the study. Acupoints to the upper limb. Electromyography confirms that acupuncture significantly improves motor nerve conduction velocity and amplitude and also promotes functional nerve repair.

Needles ease pain for kids with stomach pain

I love helping children with all types of health ailments. A good clinician can make Chinese medicine safe, comfortable and even fun for a child.

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