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Acupuncture Found Superior To Drug for Neck Disc Pain

Posted February 10, 2014

Acupuncture is found more effective than drug therapy for the treatment of neck disc herniations. This disorder is characterized by neck pain, numbness and/or weakness that often radiates towards the hands. Researchers compared electroacupuncture with the medication Meloxicam and discovered that electroacupuncture is more effective in both the short and long-term for the treatment of cervical intervertebral disc herniations.

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Natural Back Pain Cure: What’s Good for the Neck Works on the Butt

Posted January 31, 2014

Are you plagued with chronic back pain but are worried that many pain cures are actually unsafe and can lead to addiction and/or an accidental overdose? Are you afraid that taking a pain killer will end your sex life? If so, you may want to learn about the 3 latest natural pain killer cures.

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Acupuncture Heals Neck Disc Pain – New Research

Posted December 9, 2013

New research concludes that acupuncture is more effective than medications for the treatment of cervical intervertebral disc herniations (CIDH). A randomized, controlled study of 420 patients with CIDH consisted of two comparative groups. Group 1 consisted of 210 participants receiving electroacupuncture. Group 2 consisted of 210 participants receiving an oral medication. The results demonstrated that electroacupuncture “has better therapeutic efficacy than the medication group.” The researchers concluded that electroacupuncture “is better than medication in comparing both short-term and long-term therapeutic efficacies in treating CIDH.”

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Raindrop Therapy Massage Benefits

Posted March 7, 2013

Before thinking about the raindrop therapy massage benefits, you should know that it involves applying essential oils to the neck, spine and feet. Although a massage session lasts for only a week, you can experience the benefits for over a week.

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Acupuncture is of benefit for some types of chronic pain

Posted September 18, 2012

An international research collaboration, involving the University of Southampton, has shown that acupuncture is an effective treatment for chronic pain in patients with chronic back and neck pain, osteoarthritis, shoulder pain, and chronic headache.

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Evidence based guidelines for use of probiotics in preterm neonates

Posted April 30, 2012

Current evidence indicates that probiotic supplementation significantly reduces all cause mortality and definite necrotising enterocolitis without significant adverse effects in preterm neonates. As the debate regarding the pros and cons of routine probiotic supplementation continues, many units are satisfied with the current evidence, and wish to use probiotics routinely. Considering the lack of details in many practical aspects of probiotic supplementation, clinician friendly guidelines are urgently needed for optimal use of probiotics in preterm neonates.

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