Acupuncture for Pain Control

Acupuncture is effective for treating pain, whether “sham” or “real?” Here’s a well-written story that explores this complex question. But the bottom line for patients is that acupuncture can have potent, even if non-specific, pain-control effects–which is more important than whether it is called “sham” or “real” by academic researchers. Read on:

Studying Acupuncture, One Needle Prick at a Time



Anthony Von der Muhll, L.Ac., DNBAO