Study: Acupuncture Eases Low Back Pain

Acupuncture proved to be more effective than conventional lower back pain treatments in a new study.

The German study compared outcomes among 1,162 patients with chronic low back pain treated with traditional Chinese acupuncture; sham acupuncture; or a conventional approach to treating back pain using drugs, physical therapy, and exercise.

“Acupuncture represents a highly promising and effective treatment option for chronic back pain,” researcher Heinz Endres, MD, tells WebMD. Read more of this article here.