Traditional and evidence-based acupuncture in headache management: Theory, mechanism, and practice

Chong Hao Zhao, Mark J. Stillman, Todd D. Rozen

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Abstract

Acupuncture, traditional Chinese needle therapy, has become widely used for the relief of headache. The history of the practice of acupuncture in the United States and the theoretical framework for acupuncture in Chinese medicine are reviewed. The basic scientific background and clinical application of acupuncture in the headache management are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)716-730
Number of pages15
JournalHeadache
Volume45
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2005

Keywords

  • Acupuncture
  • Acupuncture analgesia
  • Headache
  • Mechanism
  • Migraine
  • Trigeminal nucleus caudalis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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