Acupuncture for Pain Management

Linda M. Rapson, MD, CAFCI; Robert Banner, MD, CCFP, FRCP(C)

Disclosures

Geriatrics and Aging. 2008;11(2):93-97. 

In This Article

Conclusion

Acupuncture has a sound physiological basis and is safe and effective for the management of musculoskeletal, inflammatory, and neuropathic pain. Knowledge of acupuncture can make self-treatment with TENS devices a useful tool for pain management, including cancer pain.

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