Monthly Archives: October 2013

Acupuncture shown to work for depression

Acupuncture is as good as counselling for treating persistent depression, and provided alongside the usual care, can alleviate the symptoms of the mental illness, according to a study by the University of York and reported in The Times on September 25 2013.

For the full published research in PLOS Medicine, use this link:

It is good to read research like this as it reinforces my own experience in the treatment room where I frequently achieve very good results with patients suffering from anxiety or depression.