Efficacy and safety of fire needle vs conventional acupuncture in the treatment of postherpetic neuralgia: A protocol for systematic review and meta analysis

Conclusion: This proposed systematic review will provide up-to-date evidence to assess the effect of fire needle for patients with PHN. Registration: INPLASY202080029.
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Study Protocol Systematic Review Source Type: research

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CONCLUSION: Acupuncture may be used as an adjunctive therapy to treat CSAP-associated anxiety and depression. However, more high-quality RCTs are required to confirm our findings.PMID:34517216 | DOI:10.1016/j.ctcp.2021.101484
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Condition:   Non-specific Low Back Pain Interventions:   Other: Yanqing Zhitong Ointment Acupoint application;   Other: placebo acupoint application Sponsor:   Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Auton Neurosci. 2021 Aug 31;236:102875. doi: 10.1016/j.autneu.2021.102875. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTFirst clinical observations of the therapeutic effect of vagus nerve stimulation were of patients who were treated for refractory epilepsy with a fully implanted vagus nerve stimulator, who also reported an improvement of their migraine and cluster headache. With the development of non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation, first clinical studies concerning a possible therapeutic effect in migraine and cluster headache were performed. In a controlled study, transcutaneous cervical vagus nerve stimulation (tcVNS) showed a sig...
Source: Autonomic Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Authors: Source Type: research
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