Acupunture is an effective treatment for lower back pain

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Acupunture is an effective treatment for lower back pain

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According to a study recently done in Germany, almost half of patients suffering from chronic low back pain should expect to see a reduction in pain and increase in their functional ability, if they include some kind of acupuncture in their treatment regimen. Acupuncture may soon be considered part of the accepted standard therapy for back pain, along with more conventional treatments such as physical therapy, pain medications and steroid injections.


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Anderson-Beckman, Leah. (2008). Acupunture is an effective treatment for lower back pain. Retrieved from the University Digital Conservancy,

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