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2 Acupuncture article(s) found.

Nice guidelines for Osteoarthritis - exercise should be 'core treatment'

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Exercise is a core treatment in managing osteoarthritis, according to updated NICE guidance on the condition. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, with around 1 million people seeing their GP about it every year. It accounts for 115,000 hospital admissions in the UK each year. The condition can affect people’s ability to undertake … Continued

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ACUPUNCTURE: What’s the Point?

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Acupuncture has been used in the Western world since the 19th Century. It is believed to work by modifying pain transmission at the level of the spinal cord. Acupuncture also stimulates the body to release endorphins and encephalons that are the body’s own natural painkillers. Fiona Jacobsen, Principal Physiotherapist at Physio2go St. Albans has been … Continued

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