Acupuncture in the Emergency Room

February 14, 2017   |   Evidence in Integrative Healthcare

There are many conditions where acupuncture has demonstrated value in providing pain relief.  In a trial of 300 patients comparing acupuncture and morphine for acute onset moderate to severe pain, acupuncture provided more effective and faster pain relief with fewer side effects. For more details, the study can be found in the November, 2016 volume of The American Journal of Emergency Medicine.