Acupuncture more effective for pain than drugs: study

Acupuncture more effective for pain than drugs: study

New research by Korean doctors of Oriental medicine suggested that a homegrown acupunctural method could reduce acute lower back pain faster and more effectively than conventional drug injections.

In a joint study conducted by doctors of Jaseng Hospital of Korean Medicine and researchers of the Korea Institute for Oriental Medicine, pain was reduced significantly more among patients who received a nontraditional acupuncture treatment called motion style acupuncture (MSAT) compared with another group who had an injection of diclofenac sodium, a drug widely used for immediate pain relief.

To read more from the Korea Herald, click the link: http://nwww.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20130502000952

 

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