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Acupuncture for Neck Disorders

Acupuncture for Neck Disorders.

Spine. 32(2):236-243, January 15, 2007.

Conclusions. There is moderate evidence that acupuncture relieves pain better than some sham treatments, measured at the end of the treatment. There is moderate evidence that those who received acupuncture reported less pain at short-term follow-up than those on a waiting list. There is also moderate evidence that acupuncture is more effective than inactive treatments for relieving pain posttreatment, and this is maintained at short-term follow-up.