Monthly Archives: July 2008


Acupuncture For Osteoarthritic knees

A just published acupuncture research article concluded that acupuncture improves osteoarthritic knee pain symptoms above ‘sham’ acupuncture.    Granted the research group was small, only 34 active acupuncture subjects and there is no such thing as true ‘sham’ acupuncture, but the methodologies of this pilot study were sound as they used […]


Acupuncture For Osteoarthritic Knees

A just published acupuncture research article concluded that acupuncture improves osteoarthritic knee pain symptoms above ’sham’ acupuncture.    Granted the research group was small, only 34 active acupuncture subjects and there is no such thing as true ’sham’ acupuncture, but the methodologies of this pilot study were sound as they used pain as […]


Acupuncture for Dry Mouth

Another recent acupuncture research article demonstrated that acupuncture can be effective for people whose salivary glands are damaged by radiation or chemotherapy.  In this study the acupuncture point Large Intestine 2 (LI 2 on the index finger just distal to the knuckle) was stimulated (the only point that was used!) […]