Can acupuncture benefit inflammatory bowel disease?

By | 2018-04-11T00:30:55+00:00 September 26th, 2012|Crohn's Disease|

Acupuncture, Inflammatory Bowel Disease & Crohn's Disease Can acupuncture and Chinese Medicine help people suffering with inflammatory bowel disease like Crohn's disease or Irritable Bowel Syndrome? It's a good question. From a Western viewpoint, Crohn's disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome are seen as inflammatory bowel disorders. There are various tests your Western medical professional will [...]

Acupuncture reduces inflammation in persons with Crohn’s disease

By | 2018-04-11T00:30:56+00:00 August 23rd, 2011|Crohn's Disease|

Acupuncture has shown to have significant improvement in the reduction of the proteins which indicate bowel inflammation in persons with Crohn's disease. "51 patients with Crohn’s disease were randomly assigned to two groups. Both groups received ten treatments over a four week period. The TCM group received needles at Pishu BL-20, Zhongwan REN-12, Zusanli ST-36 [...]