Drs Martin & Sue Allbright

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Acupuncture Research






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.


Classical Acupuncture

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Musculoskeletal Pain

(2017) Effectiveness of Acupuncture and Infrared Therapies for Reducing Musculoskeletal Pain in the Elderly

A total sample of 60 elderlies was selected for this study using random sampling technique. This sample was randomized into 4 groups, each consisting of 15 study subjects: (1) Acupressure; (2) acupuncture; (3) infrared; (4) acupuncture and infrared. The dependent variable was musculoskeletal pain. The independent variable was type of pain relief therapy. The data was analyzed by Kruskall Wallis Test, and post-hoc test using Mann-Whitney.

Results: Mann-Whitney test showed the most effective treatment for reducing musculoskeletal pain was acupunture and infrared combination therapy (mean difference= 2.53; p<0.001).

The article is written in Indonesian and the actual acupuncture treatment techniques are not identifiable.

Risna Widowati, Bhisma Murti, Eti Poncorini Pamungkasari (2017) Effectiveness of Acupuncture and Infrared Therapies for Reducing Musculoskeletal Pain in the Elderly. Indonesian Journal of Medicine (2017), 2(1): 41-51 e-ISSN: 2549-0265 (online)

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