Is acupuncture an alternative for the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease?

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Summary of "Is acupuncture an alternative for the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease?"

It has been proposed that acupuncture has several benefits for patients with Parkinson’s disease. However, its real clinical effect is still under discussion.


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Name: Medwave
ISSN: 0717-6384
Pages: e7198


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