We would like to share with you our personal view, beliefs and approach about the research that is presented on these pages.
We both value the research of modern science and the many developments that have been discovered.
We also value the depth of wisdom and knowledge of traditional and classical five element acupuncture, which integrates the many aspects of body and mind.
We acknowledge the information gained from research, and we endevaour to use it where appropriate when meeting the needs of an individual who is suffering in health.
We hope later to share more information on the five elements of acupuncture.
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20th August 2018
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(2018) No Effect of Acupuncture as Adjunctive Therapy for Patients with Total Knee Replacement: A Randomized Controlled Trial
'Conclusions: Our results do not support the addition of acupuncture to routine rehabilitation. Previous benefit from acupuncture was not able to identify those likely to respond to acupuncture. Future studies to investigate whether subgroups of patients would benefit from acupuncture are needed.'
This is a surprising result as previous studies and personal observation shows acupuncture does help post knee replacement.
'Conclusions and Relevance In this meta-
Tedesco D, Gori D, et al., (2017) Drug-
'Summary points: We conducted a small study on the effect of electroacupuncture (EA) at classical points and at non-
EA delayed the demand for analgesic drugs.
There was no difference between the effect of EA at points and non-
(2015) Acupuncture Provides Short-
'Conclusions—Acupuncture may be a viable adjunct to pharmacological approaches for pain management after total hip or total knee replacement.'
'Points include: LI11, LI4 bilaterally; ST 36, GB34, SP6 and LV 3 on the non-
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