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Can Acupuncture offer Pain Relief?

Can Acupuncture offer Pain Relief?  The National Institutes of Health in the United States officially recognised acupuncture as an effective treatment for osteoarthritis, headaches, low back pain, fibromyalgia, menstrual cramps, tennis elbow, myofascial pain, neck pain, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Modern medical research has discovered that pain signals are transmitted by specialised nervous system cells called nerve receptors. These cells respond to injury, inflammation or tissue damage. The signals travel by electrical and chemical means, from receptors through sensory neurons to the spinal cord and then through interneurons in the spinal cord to the brain, where they are finally interpreted as pain. In terms of pain control, the effects of Acupuncture treatment include:
To relieve pain completely, or give as much relief as possible
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