Needling away chronic pain

Published: March, 2013

Research finds that acupuncture is an effective pain reliever.

When you're hurting, you might not necessarily think of getting relief from a needle stick—let alone several needle sticks. Yet research is finding that acupuncture—the traditional Chinese medicine practice of placing needles into the skin at strategic points throughout the body—is an effective way to ease some types of chronic pain.

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