Acupuncture recommended as an alternative to pain killers for chronic pain

15 months ago by Dr Ruolin Sun

The BBC have recently published an article reporting that in it's draft guidance for England, the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommends acupuncture as one of the treatments to be recommended by GPs to patients with chronic pain not caused by injury or other medical conditions as an alternative to prescribed opioids. Prof Martin Marshall, RCGP chair said "these new guidelines which focus on alternative therapies, have the potential to be beneficial for patients - "

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Dr Ruolin Sun offers acupuncture at the Winchester practice.