Acupuncture Helps Kids and Teens With Chronic Pain
- According to a recent survey, acupuncture can be an effective option for
children and teenagers who are experiencing chronic pain.
- Some youths were scared initially or thought the procedure was weird, but
many overcame these feelings and reported improved pain symptoms.
- Acupuncture usually involves placing needles under the surface of the skin,
but other approaches use a warmed glass or magnets placed on certain areas of
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