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Pain Management

Acupuncture Effective for Migraine Relief

By Editorial Staff
As any chronic sufferer will tell you, migraine headaches can be debilitating, affecting concentration and the ability to perform daily tasks. In fact, the odds are high that a patient will come to see you with a complaint of migraines. The latest epidemiologic data estimates 28 million Americans (approximately one in 10) suffer from migraines. Furthermore, almost half of those migraine cases are undiagnosed.
Fortunately, as research suggests, Chinese medicine may help stop migraines in their tracks.

Study: Acupuncture Key in Pain Processing

By Editorial Staff
Activation of brain areas involved in pain perception are significantly reduced under acupuncture, a study recently found.
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) presented the results of a pain processing study at an annual meeting held Nov. 30 for radiologists, radiation oncologists, medical physicists and related scientists.
The study was led by researcher Nina Theysohn, M.D., from the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology at the University Hospital in Essen, Germany.

Army To Include AOM for Pain Treatment

The statistics are sobering, to say the least. According toleading pain specialistsin the Veterans Administration, nine in 10 Iraq and Afghanistan veterans return home with some form of pain, and 60 percent have significant pain. Now, a recent announcement by top Army officials may help address this situation and provide our modern military forces with ancient forms of healing to help with pain relief.
On June 25, the Army Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Eric B. Schoomaker, announced the release of a report by the Pain Management Task Force, which has 109 recommendations for changes in the way Army personnel are treated for pain.
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