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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(2018) Acupuncture for postherpetic neuralgia: Systematic review and meta-
'Conclusion: There was not enough evidence to suggest that acupuncture was superior to pharmacologic therapy in improving global impression or life quality. No adverse effects about acupuncture were reported. In all, acupuncture is safe and might be effective in pain relieving for patients with PHN. Given the low quality of included studies, the results are not conclusive and more large-
(2017) Acupuncture plus moxibustion for herpes zoster: A systematic review and meta-
'Pain intensity (visual analogue scale) was lower among those who received acupuncture plus moxibustion compared with pharmacotherapy (one study; MD −8.25 mm, 95% CI −12.36 to −4.14). Acupuncture plus moxibustion may improve pain and cutaneous outcomes, although current evidence is limited by the number of studies and methodological shortcomings.'
Meaghan E Coyle, Haiying Liang, Kaiyi Wang, Anthony Lin Zhang, Xinfeng Guo, Chuanjian Lu, Charlie C. Xue. (2017) Acupuncture plus moxibustion for herpes zoster: A systematic review and meta-
(2011) Acupuncture for the treatment of severe acute pain in Herpes Zoster.
'This is the first evidence of the effectiveness of acupuncture in acute herpes zoster.'
'Both groups, those who had twice weekly acupuncture and those who had standard treatemtent (pregabalin 75-
Ursini T, et al. (2011) Acupuncture for the treatment of severe acute pain in Herpes Zoster: results of a nested, open-