NICE – Acupuncture for Back Pain

NICE’s (the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence a part of the UK’s NHS) has decided that acupuncture may be made available on the NHS for chronic lower back pain. This acknowledgement that acupuncture has sufficient evidence of its effectiveness for chronic (long term) lower back pain is long overdue, but has been welcomed by acupuncturists in the UK. Although this doesn’t mean the […]

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