Monthly Archives: June 2008

Auricular Acupuncture for Post-Op Pain Control

Here is an interesting review paper that looked at whether auricular acupuncture is effective for reducing post-operative pain.   Auricular acupuncture is acupuncture on only the ear.   The ear contains a hologram of the entire body where certain ear acupuncture points correspond to body point.   Ear acupuncture is most well known […]

Acupuncture Improves IVF Outcomes

A recent review study showed that acupuncture in conjuction with in-vitro fertilization improved the chances of a rates of pregnancy and live births.   (This really shouldn’t come as a surprise since there have been many studies showing that acupuncture helps couples conceive.)   This study was a review of 7 trials and over […]