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30 Dec 2019< 1 min

Acupuncture is effective against back pain

The effectiveness of acupuncture has been clinically proven to fight back pain.

A recent clinical study conducted by German doctors has shown that acupuncture treatment for back pain is very well accepted and has positive effects on patients suffering from chronic pain. These results show that acupuncture is an effective and well-tolerated treatment, with no undesirable side effects.

Another German study compared the results between 1162 patients with chronic low back pain. Acupuncture was found to be more effective than other conventional treatments (medication, physiotherapy and exercise) in the treatment of back pain.

"Acupuncture is a very promising and effective treatment option for chronic back pain," Dr. Heinz Endres told WebMD. "Patients not only see a reduction in the intensity of pain, but also an improvement in the disability that often results from back pain - and thus their quality of life.

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