Benefits of Acupuncture
Monday, January 13th, 2014
Research has shown benefits from acupuncture in treating osteoarthritis and other musculoskeletal pain and disorders, including:
- Neurogenic bladder
- Peripheral neuropathy
- Plantar fasciitis
- Postconcussive syndrome
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Tennis elbow
- Whiplash injuries
In her discussion of acupuncture, Betty Liu, MD, highlights these and other illnesses that can be treated, as well as patient concerns and the holistic approach of alternative treatment methods.
Watch Acupuncture as a Treatment Option On Topic
For more information about acupuncture, talk to your doctor or physical therapist.
The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) provides physician services at the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute and numerous outpatient clinics throughout western Pennsylvania. The Department’s mission is to maximize the health, function, and well-being of the people they serve by providing the highest quality rehabilitative medical care, conducting highly relevant, cutting-edge research, and training the next generation of clinicians and researchers.