"How acupuncture cured my hayfever" - Helen Cahill
After suffering from hay fever throughout her adult life, Helen Cahill found relief in a dozen sterile needles. She told [WalesOnline] Health Editor Madeline Brindley how acupuncture has set her free from her annual hay fever misery
Acupuncture helps with infertility
Women undergoing fertility treatment could have their chances of success boosted by acupuncture. German researchers said they have increased success rates by almost 50% in women having in vitro fertilisation (IVF).
Acupuncture for back pain is "Low-cost and effective" say experts
Frozen shoulder (capsulttis) is generally considered to be a spontaneous, progressive pen-arthritis over the shoulder joint. The exact causes of this condition are still not fully under-stood, and conventional treatments include cortisone injections and physiotherapy, neither of which are particularly successful in the majority of cases. For this reason, researchers at the Department of Anaesthesiology, Taipei Municipal Chung-Hsing Hospital con-ducted a study to determine the relative pain relief effect of electroacupuncture (EAP), regional nerve block (RNB) and the combination of EAP + RNB for frozen shoulder.