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An Investigation into the Treatment of Interstitial Cystitis with Acupuncture

@inproceedings{Tucker2010AnII,
  title={An Investigation into the Treatment of Interstitial Cystitis with Acupuncture},
  author={T. Tucker},
  year={2010}
}
This paper investigates the aetiology, pathology, diagnosis and treatment of interstitial cystitis (IC) from the perspective of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), and evaluates the efficacy of acupuncture in the treatment of IC through a survey of 52 patients (28 respondents) who received both Chinese and Western medical treatment. The study’s findings show that acupuncture was perceived to be very effective in treating IC, reducing symptoms of pain, frequency, urgency and nocturia by around… Expand

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