Acupuncture Relieves Low Back Pain and Is Cost-Effective

Armen Hareyan's picture
Advertisement

Low Back Pain Relief

Acupuncture has a small but significant benefit for patients with low back pain, and appears to be cost-effective in the longer term, find two studies published on bmj.com today.

In the UK, an estimated 16% of the adult population consult their general practitioner for help with back pain in a 12-month period. The annual cost of lower back pain to the NHS has been estimated at

Share this content.

If you liked this article and think it may help your friends, consider sharing or tweeting it to your followers.
Advertisement