A study published in the ‘Brain Research’ journal investigated whether acupuncture treatments on the body produced any changes in brain function. They found that when a patient receives acupuncture treatment, it deactivates areas within the brain that are associated with the processing of pain.
Acupuncture is now recommended by the U.S. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) as a treatment option for National Health Service patients with lower back pain. NICE guidelines now state that GPs should ‘consider offering a course of acupuncture comprising a maximum of 10 sessions over a period of up to 12 weeks’ for patients with this common condition.
Current clinical trials at the University of York are investigating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of acupuncture for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and for depression. Recent studies in the US have also shown that acupuncture can be an effective treatment for migraines and osteoarthritis of the knee.
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