acupuncture

Research has shown benefits from acupuncture in treating osteoarthritis and other musculoskeletal pain and disorders, including:

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches
  • 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.

Learn more about Acupuncture as a Treatment Option at UPMC.

For more information about acupuncture, talk to your doctor or physical therapist.

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