Acupuncture Alleviates Chronic Prostatitis, Pelvic Pain in Men

MONDAY, Aug. 16, 2021 -- For men with moderate-to-severe chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS), 20 sessions of acupuncture results in greater improvement of symptoms than sham acupuncture, according to a study published online...
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An acupuncture point, GV-26, could be used as an analgesic acupoint to treat acute low back pain. Acupuncture can be integrated with allopathic (western) medicine and used in the hospital's emergency department to treat acute painful conditions. AbstractAcupuncture is often used for acute and chronic low back pain; however, its efficacy is controversial, primarily for acute low back pain (ALBP). An acupuncture point, GV-26, could be used as an analgesic acupoint to treat acute low back pain. Our study suggests that single acupuncture could relieve ALBP within a short time without any adverse events. Acupuncture can be inte...
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Conclusions: We will ascertain the effectiveness of safety of touching periosteum acupuncture therapy in the treatment of chronic pain, to provide evidence to guide touching periosteum acupuncture therapy for patients with chronic pain in the future. Ethics and dissemination: Ethics approval will not be necessary, because the included publications in our study are all from published articles. This systematic review will be published in a peer-reviewed journal or conference report to provide a reference in this field. Trial registration: CRD42021243387.
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ObjectiveTo evaluate the effects of Physical Therapies (PTs) on improvement in psychosomatic symptoms and quality of life (QOL) in breast cancer patients.Data SourcesSeven databases (MEDLINE, EMBASE, Cochrane CENTRAL, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, Wangfang, VIP, and China Biology Medicine disc databases) were systematically searched from the database inception through May 18, 2021.Study SelectionRandomized controlled trials (RCTs) which compared acupuncture or exercise with a sham control or usual care for the treatment of aromatase inhibitors (AIs)-related psychosomatic symptoms and QOL.Data Extraction and Synt...
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Acupunct Med. 2021 Nov 10:9645284211055753. doi: 10.1177/09645284211055753. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34758669 | DOI:10.1177/09645284211055753
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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic gastrointestinal disorder characterized by abdominal pain, diarrhea or constipation, and changes in defecation patterns. No organic disease is found to explain these...
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Condition:   Chronic Prostatitis With Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome Interventions:   Device: Acupuncture;   Device: Sham acupuncture;   Other: fMRI scan Sponsors:   Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine;   Huashan Hospital Not yet recruiting
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