Acupuncture and Oncology

It is somewhat widely acknowledged that acupuncture treatment can improve the quality of life in people living with cancer.  There are many studies showing the effectiveness of acupuncture as integrative palliative care for symptoms from both cancer itself and side effects from chemotherapy and radiation treatment.  Below are some recent studies showing the effectiveness of […]

Acupuncture and Chronic Kidney Disease

Many patients diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) struggle with the progressive nature of the diagnosis.  Kidneys are not understood to repair themselves well, and treatment focuses on slowing the progression of the disease by treating the underlying causes, including diabetes and hypertension (Mayo Clinic Staff, 2019).  A recent study looked at the effectiveness of […]