Monthly Archives: September 2012


Acupuncture Superior to Standard of Care for Chronic Pain – More than the placebo effect

A recent Archives of Internal Medicine systematic review article of acupuncture randomized control trials (RCTs) found that acupuncture was more effective than what customary care for chronic pain.   The meta analysis examined 29 studies involving almost 18,000 adults.   The researchers concluded that acupuncture was more effective than customary medical […]