Rheumatology.org brings attention to traditional Chinese medicine for the help it provides to arthritis sufferers
Rheumatology.org has published a comprehensive story on arthritis that we would love to bring your attention to. “Herbal Remedies, Supplements & Acupuncture for Arthritis” is a great explanation of the current public thought on TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine). Among their fast facts are items such as: “Acupuncture is safe and may provide pain relief for some patients with osteoarthritis.”
Please see the other fast facts and the full story at https://www.rheumatology.org/i-am-a/patient-caregiver/treatments/herbal-remedies-supplements-acupuncture-for-arthritis.
According to a story published by the Cleveland Clinic, knee arthritis sufferers are finding relief through acupuncture.
The story also points out how acupuncture can be a promising solution to another national ailment: opioids.
States author Jamie Starkey, “Across the country, doctors are striving to avoid prescribing medication, particularly opioids, for chronic pain. Research shows acupuncture to be a cost-effective way to treat pain with very little risk for the patient.
In fact, acupuncture is one of the treatments now recommended as a first line of defense against pain in national guidelines for physicians.”
The full study can be read at https://health.clevelandclinic.org/2017/07/knee-arthritis-got-you-down-acupuncture-can-bring-relief/.