Acupuncture as effective as drugs in treating pain, trial shows

Acupuncture as effective as drugs in treating pain, trial shows. An acupuncture trial in four Melbourne emergency departments has found it is just as good as drugs in relieving lower-back pain and that from sprained ankles and migraines. The finding could open the door to Australian hospitals offering the low-cost Chinese therapy, which is used by more than 1 billion people worldwide for pain relief. Read More