Acupuncture For Pain Not Opioids

[tc-my-thumb]     One of the more difficult to treat conditions for me is one where a patient has been on Percocet, Codeine, Fentanyl for chronic pain.   It is my experience that the long term use of these opioids alter the pain response in such a way that it is difficult […]


Acupuncture Response in Brain Predicts Pain Reduction in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Acupuncture-Evoked Response in Somatosensory and Prefrontal Cortices Predicts Immediate Pain Reduction in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Abstract The linkage between brain response to acupuncture and subsequent analgesia remains poorly understood. Our aim was to evaluate this linkage in chronic pain patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Brain response to electroacupuncture (EA) […]