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January 18, 2009

Acupuncture Effect on Thoracotomy Pain


Research conducted at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center studied the effect of a specialized acupuncture technique on the ability to reduce pain of thoracotomy. The technique studied did not have an cause any reduction in pain or reduce the amount of medication used over the study period.

Abstract: The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery July, 2008

Posted by mpence at 11:00 PM

January 05, 2009

A Realistic Endorsement of Acupuncture


Here is a nice endorsement of acupuncture by Neurosurgeon Ronald Reimer of the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.

News: Mayo Clinic December 26, 2008

Video: link
Transcript: link January, 2009

Posted by mpence at 01:33 AM