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Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label
University of Washington
University of Washington
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:10-0400
The investigators will assess the effects of manual acupuncture on experimental dental pain in 36 healthy subjects by means of subjective pain intensity ratings and pain-specific autonomic...
Vulvodynia is a common condition in women (16%); however, at this time there is no known effective non-pharmacological therapy reported. Acupuncture is one complementary and alternative me...
The aim of the study is to evaluate pain intensity over 8 weeks in acupuncture patients with chronic low back pain and to compare 2 different groups of patients which differ in the acupunc...
This study evaluates acupuncture for the treatment of vulvodynia; specifically if it reduces vulvar pain and pain with intercourse. It also examines how long the effect of acupuncture last...
Typically, in North America, acupuncture is performed on an individual basis. However, community acupuncture, also known as group acupuncture, is an emerging method of treating patients. C...
This article summarizes the current evidence regarding the use of acupuncture for pain management in cancer patients. It includes a description of how acupuncture is thought to work and what the inter...
This retrospective study aimed to investigate the feasible effectiveness of acupuncture at pain acupoints for the treatment of patients with cervical cancer pain (CCP). A total of 64 cases were analyz...
Chronic uncomplicated neck pain, back pain, and lower back pain, with incidences of 18%, 17.7% and 36%, respectively. Although these three conditions occur in different parts of the body, we can summa...
Background Postoperative pain is common in patients hospitalized in surgical departments, yet it is currently not sufficiently controlled by analgesics. Acupuncture, a complementary medical practice, ...
Electrical stimulation and acupuncture points as non-pharmacological methods, have been the focus of pain reduction in different patients. This study is aimed at determining the effects of transcutane...
Acupuncture therapy by inserting needles in the ear. It is used to control pain and for treating various ailments.
A type of massage in which finger pressure on specific body sites is used to promote healing, relieve fatigue, etc. Although the anatomical locations are the same as the ACUPUNCTURE POINTS used in ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY (hence acu-), no needle or other acupuncture technique is employed in acupressure. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed). Shiatsu is a modern outgrowth that focuses more on prevention than healing.
Analgesia produced by the insertion of ACUPUNCTURE needles at certain ACUPUNCTURE POINTS on the body. This activates small myelinated nerve fibers in the muscle which transmit impulses to the spinal cord and then activate three centers - the spinal cord, midbrain and pituitary/hypothalamus - to produce analgesia.
Designated locations along nerves or organ meridians for inserting acupuncture needles.
The occupational discipline of the traditional Chinese methods of ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY for treating disease by inserting needles along specific pathways or meridians.
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is the term for medical products and practices that are not part of standard care. Standard care is what medical doctors, doctors of osteopathy, and allied health professionals, such as nurses and physical the...
An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine. Anesthesiologists are physicians who provide medical care to patients in a wide variety of (usually acute) situations. ...