Great article on the use of acupuncture as a therapeutic treatment for anxiety:
From Healthcare Medicine Institute: Acupuncture stimulates cartilage repair for patients with knee osteoarthritis. Using MRIs, researchers have quantified the therapeutic effects of acupuncture. Within four weeks, acupuncture successfully improves the condition of cartilage in the anterior medial and lateral tibial regions of the knee. In addition, Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) scores document that acupuncture reduces pain and stiffness levels while simultaneously improving physical function.
Read more: www.healthcmi.com/Acupuncture-Continuing-Education-News/1836-acupuncture-repairs-knee-arthritis-cartilage-damage
From the Acupuncture Council of Ireland: Acupuncture Awareness Week runs all this week and it's a great opportunity to learn more about how acupuncture can be used to treat a range of conditions including arthritis, fertility, pain, depression, stress and much more. Here's a reminder of how acupuncture helped Irish musician Luka Bloom