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Acupuncture of chronic headache disorders in primary care

Acupuncture of chronic headache disorders in primary care

randomised controlled trial and economic analysis

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Published by Gray Publishing on behalf of NCCHTA in Tunbridge Wells .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementA.J. Vickers ... [et al.].
SeriesHealth technology assessment -- v. 8, no.48
ContributionsVickers, A. J., National Co-ordinating Centre for HTA (Great Britain)
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 50 p. :
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22124917M

Acupuncture is one of the most widespread forms of complementary medicine. Particularly, it is often used for treatment of chronic pain, including headaches. 3. The following are a few of the many studies done on acupuncture. a. HEADACHES-In % of patients headache frequency decreased by at least 50% compared to baseline. Common Primary Care Conditions. Below is a list of many common conditions treated using acupuncture as a primary care method. Acupuncture is not limited to only these listed conditions. Please ask your practitioner if the condition you are concerned with is not listed.

  4. Digestive Disorders. We see digestive disorders of all kinds respond wonderfully to acupuncture, especially when combined with other natural healing strategies, such as herbs, enzyme therapy, and changes in diet. We treat problems in all areas of the digestive tract, such as acid reflux, diarrhea, constipation, bloating, nausea, and hemorrhoids. Cost effectiveness analysis of a randomised trial of acupuncture for chronic headache in primary care. BMJ. Mar 27;() A month randomised controlled trial that compared acupuncture with no acupuncture in patients with chronic headache, predominantly migraine. Patients in the acupuncture group experienced 22 fewer days of.

The largest study of acupuncture and chronic headaches recently published in the prestigious British Medical Journal in declared, “Acupuncture leads to persisting, clinically relevant benefits for primary care patients with chronic headache, particularly migraine.”. Holistic Acupuncture Clinic – Find the different acupuncture treatment at Acupuncture Clinic. We offer body acupuncture, women' health, ear, nose, and throat disorders, dental and oral disorders and more. Chicago Acupuncture Clinic. W Hubbard St Chicago, IL


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Acupuncture for chronic headache in primary care: Large, pragmatic, randomised trial Article (PDF Available) in BMJ (online) () April with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Primary Care Acupuncture Center Feel Better with Acupuncture Today. Ella Street Anderson, SC () [email protected] ¹ Vickers AJ, Rees RW, Zollman CE, et al. Acupuncture of chronic headache disorders in primary care: randomised controlled trial and economic analysis.

Health Technol Assess. Nov;8(48):iii, Women have double the risk of developing severe headaches compared with men, but overall, headaches affect 1 in 6 Americans. Rebecca Baker, LAc, at Acupuncture Associates of Castle Rock has extensive experience using acupuncture to heal the underlying cause of your headache, relieve the pain, and prevent future headaches.

Nevertheless, at this point acupuncture appears to hold the most promise as an adjunct antiemetic for surgery and chemotherapy 32 and for the treatment of headache. 33– 35 In addition, most studies evaluating acupuncture for temporomandibular disorders, 36 and Cited by: The Handbook of Mind-Body Medicine for Primary Care introduces an evidence-based mind-body approach to the medical and behavioral problems of primary care patients.

Evidence-based mind-body practice draws on the best available scientific research, advocating the integration of well-documented mind-body therapies into primary health care. Headache is the symptom of pain in the face, head, or can occur as a migraine, tension-type headache, or cluster headache.

Frequent headaches can affect relationships and employment. There is also an increased risk of depression in those with severe headaches. Headaches can occur as a result of many lty: Neurology.

Acupuncture for chronic pain irrespective of etiology. Analyzing the literature, the authors note: We found 20 SRs of acupuncture for chronic pain irrespective of aetiology or pathophysiology.

InSRs reported that evidence supported the efficacy of wrist-ankle acupuncture and auricular acupuncture for alleviating chronic pain [30,31].

Researchers recently discovered that, compared to standard Western medical care, acupuncture can provide lasting relief from chronic headache pain.

While these Eastern remedies are most often used to treat other types of chronic pain, researchers in a large-scale study were surprised by. For cancer, your acupuncture sessions should be used in combination with other treatments. Are you a candidate. To see if you are a good candidate for acupuncture, consult your primary care or pain management doctor.

It is important that you first have a clear diagnosis for your pain so severe illnesses can be ruled on: Rockville Pike Suite, MD.

Acupuncture as a sole therapy has not shown itself to be of substantial value in severe and chronic inflammatory and immune-mediated disorders such as ulcerative colitis, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, and collagen-vascular diseases, especially if those conditions have advanced to require systemic corticosteroid medication.

The Handbook of Mind-Body Medicine for Primary Care introduces an evidence-based mind-body approach to the medical and behavioral problems of primary care patients. Evidence-based mind-body practice draws on the best available scientific research, advocating the integration of well-documented mind-body therapies into primary health care.

The handbook summarizes current mind-body practice 4/5(1). Acupuncture of chronic headache disorders in primary care: randomised controlled trial and economic analysis. Health Technol Assess ; 8: iii: 1 – Librarians. A individual patient data meta-analysis concluded that acupuncture can be a reasonable referral option for chronic pain conditions, including headache.

Massage therapy. Limited evidence from two small studies suggests massage therapy is possibly helpful. InVickers et al. concluded that evidence supported the efficacy of acupuncture for various chronic pain conditions associated with musculoskeletal disorders, headache and osteoarthritis, with beneficial effects persisting at long-term follow-up (39 RCTs, [37]).

Acupuncture is the stimulation of special points on the body, usually by the insertion of fine needles. Originating in the Far East about years ago, it has made various appearances in the history of European and north American medicine.

William Osler, for example, used acupuncture therapeutically in the 19th century. Acupuncture's recent popularity in the West dates from the s, when. He has been involved in the design, conduct, analysis, and interpretation of clinical trials evaluating the safety and efficacy of Tai Chi exercise for balance disorders, heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, and depression, and trials evaluating acupuncture for stroke-related paralysis, hypertension, endometriosis.

Cost effectiveness analysis of a randomised trial of acupuncture for chronic headache in primary care Article (PDF Available) in BMJ (online) () April with 68 Reads. Procedures and local injections play an important role. Where non-headache pain is the primary issue, the issue of analgesic rebound is of less significance since the possibility of headache exacerbation is overshadowed by the necessity to treat the pain disorder.

Equal headache and chronic pain. These patients often require dual therapy or. Acupuncture of Chronic Headache Disorders in Primary Care: Randomised Controlled Trial and Economic Analysis Health Technol Assess (Nov); 8 (48): 1–50 Patients in the acupuncture group experienced the equivalent of 22 fewer days of headache per year.

Acupuncture needles are super thin, sterile, disposable and approved by the FDA. They are up to 30 times thinner than hypodermic needles. Often, depending upon location, there is no pain at all when the needle is on: PO BOX HONOLULU, HI Acupuncture involves the insertion of very fine, solid needles into various points on the body.

Many patients find acupuncture quite relaxing as well as therapeutic for a wide range of diseases. The WHO has approved acupuncture as an effective treatment for the following conditions. Adverse reactions to radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy.Acupuncture has been shown to be effective for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in adults following surgery or taking chemotherapy and post-operative dental pain.; Acupuncture may be effective in treating a number of other conditions.

More research is needed to define more precisely the role of .