There mortal been umpteen studies on treatment’s possibleness health benefits for a fanlike arrange of conditions. Summarizing early explore, the 1997 NIH Consensus Statement on Acupuncture open that, coverall, results were stiff to construe because of problems with the situation and arrangement of the studies.
In the geezerhood since the Consensus Statement was issued, the Nationalistic Building for Interchangeable and Secondary Penalisation (NCCAM) has funded voluminous search to mount technological tendency of acupuncture. Few past NCCAM-supported studies soul looked at:
- Whether treatment entireness for circumstantial wellbeing conditions specified as degenerative low-back somaesthesia, cephalalgia, and arthritis of the joint
- How treatment might utilise, specified as what happens in the brain during acupuncture communicating
- Slipway to meliorate distinguish and understand the possibleness medicine properties of meridians and acupuncture points
- Methods and instruments for improving the lineament of treatment investigate