WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Widely practiced in Asia for thousands of years, acupuncture is one of the key components of traditional Chinese medicine. Yet it's still viewed with some skepticism in the Western world.
And for the squeamish, just the idea of needles can be a turnoff. But, depending on what ails you, it might bear trying.
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Alternative drug-free interventions to manage pain, including acupuncture and electrotherapy, may help reduce the need for prescription painkillers after knee replacement surgery, a new review suggests.
"As prescription opioid use is under national scrutiny and because surgery has been identified as an avenue for addiction, it is important...