Does Acupuncture Treat Backache?
March 1, 2015


A new study is published today in the clinical journal of pain. It states that the effect of acupuncture on backache is dependent on the patient belief on the procedure.

What is Acupunture?

Acupunture is a technque developed by ancient chinese. It involves inserting fine needles in certain points in the body to cure or prevent diseases. It is based on the belief that there is a life energy source that is called the Qi and illness occurs when Qi is not flowing freely in the body. They beleive that acupuncture will activate the flow of Qi.

The NICE recommends using Acupuncutre in Backache:

It is recommended to be used in Backache by the National Istitute for Health and Care Excellence. Recent practitioners believe that acupuncture activates the nerves under the skin which produce substnaces known as Endorphins. These substances help to alleviate pain.

The Effect of Acupuncture on Backache is dependent on the patient beleif on Acupuncture

      A study published today in the clinical journal of painas concluded that patients who believe that acupuncture will reliev their pain will benifit more from acupuncture sessions than those who do not believe on acupuncture.

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