New recommendation from NICE: Acupuncture proven to treat tension-type headaches and migraine

Information released by NICE (National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence) today reported medication overuse is one of the most common causes of headaches affecting about one in 50 people. Women are five times more likely to suffer from these.

NICE conclude that acupuncture is the only proven method to prevent tension-type headaches and migraine and that doctors should prescribe it.

View the report on the NICE website here




Recommendation from NICE: Acupuncture to be made available on the NHS for the treatment of chronic lower back pain

The British Acupuncture Council, the UK’s largest professional body for the practice of acupuncture, fully supports NICE's (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence) decision that acupuncture be made available on the NHS for chronic lower back pain.

View the report on the BAC website here








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