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The Guide to Acupuncture

Want to learn more about acupuncture? Find out the history of acupuncture, how it works, conditions it is used to treat, what a typical treatment is like, and where to find a therapist.

Acupuncture for Chronic Pain Relief
Learn about how acupuncture may provide relief for people with low back pain, arthritis, headaches, or other pain-causing conditions.

Study Finds Acupuncture Effective for Arthritis Pain
Acupuncture provides pain relief and improves function for people with osteoarthritis of the knee and serves as an effective complement to standard care.

Information about acupuncture therapy, including the history of acupuncture, how acupuncture works, conditions treated by acupuncture, and what a typical treatment is like.

Acupuncture for Weight Loss
Can acupuncture help you shed pounds? Here's a look at the science.

Acupuncture and Stroke
Emerging evidence shows that acupuncture may help treat several disabilities common among people who have suffered stroke.

What is Cosmetic Acupuncture?
Get the lowdown on cosmetic acupuncture, an alternative treatment said to act as an all-natural facelift.

Acupuncture for Fertility
Find out how acupuncture might help treat infertility and boost your odds of conception.

What is Ear Acupuncture?
A form of acupuncture developed in France, ear acupuncture may help beat insomnia, alleviate pain, and help you stop smoking.

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