Research on Acupuncture by Condition
The research papers linked here represent some of the quality research coming from around the world looking at how effective acupuncture can be for various conditions. There are many limitations and difficulties studying acupuncture using the gold standard of research, the randomized controlled trial (RCT), but innovation is coming all the time. The conclusion of many research papers on acupuncture include a call for more well designed studies to be conducted. Given the difficulty conceiving and conducting a well designed study this is no small ask! Below you will find not a complete list of treatable conditions but a resource of clinical studies showing the effects of acupuncture for specific conditions.
Please do look at the research, but ultimately we recommend talking to a trusted practitioner to see if acupuncture could be helpful for you.
Knee Pain/Hip Pain/Osteoarthritis
Low Back Pain
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Symptoms of Menopause