Health Tip: When Acupuncture May Help
Originated in China more than 2,000 years ago
(HealthDay News) -- Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese procedure in which points on the body are stimulated using a number of very fine needles.
Here are conditions and symptoms that may benefit from acupuncture, courtesy of the U.S. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine:
- Nausea triggered by chemotherapy or surgery.
- Menstrual cramps, low back pain or headaches.
- Fibromyalgia or osteoarthritis.
- Carpal tunnel syndrome or tennis elbow.
- Stroke rehabilitation.
Speak to your doctor to find out if acupuncture may be right for you.