Treatment of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with acupuncture during hospitalization: a three-arm double-blinded randomized sham-controlled trial
CONCLUSION: Acupuncture seems to be efficacious in the treatment of AECOPD among inpatients hospitalized in internal medicine departments.TRIAL REGISTRATION NUMBER: NCT03398213 (ClinicalTrials.gov).PMID:35579025 | DOI:10.1177/09645284221086293 (Source: Acupuncture in Medicine)
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine - May 17, 2022 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ilana Levy Yotam Elimeleh Sagi Gavrieli Samuel Attias Ariel Schiff Arie Oliven Elad Schiff Source Type: research

Electroacupuncture for brachial plexus injury caused by fracture of the right greater tuberosity of the humerus and dislocation of the right shoulder joint: a case report
Acupunct Med. 2022 May 17:9645284221085578. doi: 10.1177/09645284221085578. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:35579430 | DOI:10.1177/09645284221085578 (Source: Acupuncture in Medicine)
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine - May 17, 2022 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: JianZhu Wang LiJun Wei GuangLin Li YunFan Bao YanDing Tang Li Zhang QiPing Zu HanYu Zhou Jing Wang Source Type: research

Acupuncture for Pediatrics: An Educational Initiative
CONCLUSIONS: Attendance at this AcuPeds-Workshop had a positive impact on attendees' knowledge, application of, and attitude about acupuncture. This workshop supports efforts to educate medical providers on this nonpharmacologic pain therapy.PMID:35509874 | PMC:PMC9057905 | DOI:10.1089/acu.2021.0059 (Source: Acupuncture in Medicine)
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine - May 5, 2022 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Shiu-Lin Tsai Da Wi Shin Elena Reynoso Source Type: research

Effectiveness of Acupuncture for Nonspecific Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
CONCLUSION: Both the systematic review and meta-analysis demonstrate that acupuncture as an adjunct to standard therapy is a safe and effective method in reducing pain and disability among adults with NScLBP.PMID:35509875 | PMC:PMC9057891 | DOI:10.1089/acu.2021.0057 (Source: Acupuncture in Medicine)
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine - May 5, 2022 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Hitomi Asano Derek Plonka Jacqueline Weeger Source Type: research

A Comparison of the Effects of Self-Acupressure and Aerobic Exercises on Sleep Disorders of Breast Cancer Survivors: A Controlled Randomized Clinical Trial
CONCLUSION: The results of this study indicated that both acupressure and exercise methods can be effective and safe methods in reducing sleep disorders of breast cancer survivors and neither is superior to the other.PMID:35509876 | PMC:PMC9057882 | DOI:10.1089/acu.2020.1515 (Source: Acupuncture in Medicine)
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine - May 5, 2022 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Roghaiyeh Nourizadeh Shadi Khanipour Reza Eghdam Zamiri Mahsa Salimi Namin Assef Khalili Sevil Hakimi Source Type: research

Pestle Needle ( < em > Chu Zhen < /em > )Treatment for Low-Back Pain and Sciatica
CONCLUSIONS: Pestle-needle therapy is safe, simple, and effective for treating low-back pain and sciatica, and can be considered as a first-line treatment for low-back pain and sciatica.PMID:35509877 | PMC:PMC9057869 | DOI:10.1089/acu.2021.0032 (Source: Acupuncture in Medicine)
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine - May 5, 2022 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Willie Japaries Aryaprana Nando Source Type: research

A Retrospective Look at 50 Years of Acupuncture in the United States
This article describes several key events concerning the introduction of acupuncture to the United States, considers the mainstream acceptance of acupuncture and the development of the acupuncture "infrastructure" for the past 50 years, and speculates on acupuncture's future trajectory. In the author's opinion, "the two factors which will contribute the most to the continuing development of acupuncture are acupuncture consumers and scientific research."PMID:35509878 | PMC:PMC9057879 | DOI:10.1089/acu.2021.0049 (Source: Acupuncture in Medicine)
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine - May 5, 2022 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Changzhen Gong Source Type: research

Integration of Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) Students in a Trauma Center's Acute Pain Service: In-Person and Remote Training and Patient Care
CONCLUSIONS: Collaboration between academic and clinical programs can provide the structure to integrate acupuncture into hospital settings safely and with benefit to patients and students.PMID:35509879 | PMC:PMC9057894 | DOI:10.1089/acu.2021.0041 (Source: Acupuncture in Medicine)
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine - May 5, 2022 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kathleen Lumiere Raymond Zhang Ivan Lesnik Sara Bayer Carol Metcalf Debra B Gordon Source Type: research

Acupuncture for Pediatrics: An Educational Initiative
CONCLUSIONS: Attendance at this AcuPeds-Workshop had a positive impact on attendees' knowledge, application of, and attitude about acupuncture. This workshop supports efforts to educate medical providers on this nonpharmacologic pain therapy.PMID:35509874 | PMC:PMC9057905 | DOI:10.1089/acu.2021.0059 (Source: Acupuncture in Medicine)
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine - May 5, 2022 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Shiu-Lin Tsai Da Wi Shin Elena Reynoso Source Type: research

Effectiveness of Acupuncture for Nonspecific Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
CONCLUSION: Both the systematic review and meta-analysis demonstrate that acupuncture as an adjunct to standard therapy is a safe and effective method in reducing pain and disability among adults with NScLBP.PMID:35509875 | PMC:PMC9057891 | DOI:10.1089/acu.2021.0057 (Source: Acupuncture in Medicine)
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine - May 5, 2022 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Hitomi Asano Derek Plonka Jacqueline Weeger Source Type: research

A Comparison of the Effects of Self-Acupressure and Aerobic Exercises on Sleep Disorders of Breast Cancer Survivors: A Controlled Randomized Clinical Trial
CONCLUSION: The results of this study indicated that both acupressure and exercise methods can be effective and safe methods in reducing sleep disorders of breast cancer survivors and neither is superior to the other.PMID:35509876 | PMC:PMC9057882 | DOI:10.1089/acu.2020.1515 (Source: Acupuncture in Medicine)
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine - May 5, 2022 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Roghaiyeh Nourizadeh Shadi Khanipour Reza Eghdam Zamiri Mahsa Salimi Namin Assef Khalili Sevil Hakimi Source Type: research

Pestle Needle ( < em > Chu Zhen < /em > )Treatment for Low-Back Pain and Sciatica
CONCLUSIONS: Pestle-needle therapy is safe, simple, and effective for treating low-back pain and sciatica, and can be considered as a first-line treatment for low-back pain and sciatica.PMID:35509877 | PMC:PMC9057869 | DOI:10.1089/acu.2021.0032 (Source: Acupuncture in Medicine)
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine - May 5, 2022 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Willie Japaries Aryaprana Nando Source Type: research

A Retrospective Look at 50 Years of Acupuncture in the United States
This article describes several key events concerning the introduction of acupuncture to the United States, considers the mainstream acceptance of acupuncture and the development of the acupuncture "infrastructure" for the past 50 years, and speculates on acupuncture's future trajectory. In the author's opinion, "the two factors which will contribute the most to the continuing development of acupuncture are acupuncture consumers and scientific research."PMID:35509878 | PMC:PMC9057879 | DOI:10.1089/acu.2021.0049 (Source: Acupuncture in Medicine)
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine - May 5, 2022 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Changzhen Gong Source Type: research

Integration of Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) Students in a Trauma Center's Acute Pain Service: In-Person and Remote Training and Patient Care
CONCLUSIONS: Collaboration between academic and clinical programs can provide the structure to integrate acupuncture into hospital settings safely and with benefit to patients and students.PMID:35509879 | PMC:PMC9057894 | DOI:10.1089/acu.2021.0041 (Source: Acupuncture in Medicine)
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine - May 5, 2022 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kathleen Lumiere Raymond Zhang Ivan Lesnik Sara Bayer Carol Metcalf Debra B Gordon Source Type: research

Acupuncture for Pediatrics: An Educational Initiative
CONCLUSIONS: Attendance at this AcuPeds-Workshop had a positive impact on attendees' knowledge, application of, and attitude about acupuncture. This workshop supports efforts to educate medical providers on this nonpharmacologic pain therapy.PMID:35509874 | PMC:PMC9057905 | DOI:10.1089/acu.2021.0059 (Source: Acupuncture in Medicine)
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine - May 5, 2022 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Shiu-Lin Tsai Da Wi Shin Elena Reynoso Source Type: research