Abbott pioneers acupuncture in the ER
This article highlights an exciting use of acupuncture in the hospital ER setting, and marks an exciting development for acupuncturists!
Opioid pain drugs are now admittedly over-prescribed for pain treatment. In an effort to reduce the numbers of patients addicted to them, their use is being re-evaluated.
Acupuncture can now be recognized as an effective and NON-ADDICTIVE treatment to alleviate pain in the body. Acupuncture is not only effective for the treatment of pain. Acupuncture may have benefits above and beyond pain reduction.