5 links to research supporting acupuncture as a viable and often better solution to treating pain!

1. Evidence-Based Evaluation of Complementary Health Approaches for Pain Management in the United States

http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(16)30317-2/abstract

2. Opioid Solution 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZrkNoFt5gI

3. Acupuncture vs intravenous morphine in the management of acute pain in the ED

http://www.ajemjournal.com/article/S0735-6757(16)30422-3/abstract

4. Acupuncture at or Near the Top of All Treatments for Low Back Pain According to Study Commissioned by U.S. Government – Part 1

https://acupuncturenowfoundation.org/2016/08/acupuncture-at-or-near-the-top-of-all-treatments-for-low-back-pain-according-to-study-commissioned-by-u-s-government-part-1/

5. Acupuncture and other physical treatments for the relief of pain due to osteoarthritis of the knee: network meta-analysis

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3769860/