Results

RESEARCH CONDUCTED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF:

Yang Ming Chu, Ph.D.,
George Washington University,

Yao Wu (Sam) Lee, O.M.D., Ph.D.,
Washington Acupuncture Center

Daniel Weiner, M.D., Ph.D.,
Veterans Administration Hospital

 

RESULTS OF ACUPUNCTURE
Condition Treated Number Of Cases Number of Treatments

Improvement

Significant

Slight

None

Alcoholism 205

6-20

174

10

21

Allergies 287

6-22

256

28

3

Arthritis
Degenerative
Rheumatoid
2346
827

6-34
10-66

1955
634

367
177

24
16

Bursitis 683

6-16

584

81

18

Cerebral Palsy 42

10-55

30

10

2

Depression 872

6-28

686

183

3

Drug Addiction 68

6-37

52

2

14

Headaches 673

6-48

539

28

6

Insomnia 396

6-10

334

38

24

Lumbar Disc Syndrome 734

6-16

653

44

37

Menopausal Syndrome 266

6-24

251

12

3

Multiple Sclerosis 528

10-68

449

74

5

Neurosensory Deafness 569

10-60

293

204

72

Obesity 317

6-24

210

71

36

Pain, Chronic 2106

6-32

1847

227

32

Paresis 475

10-182

293

102

80

Parkinsonism 123

10-34

58

38

27

Sexual Impotence 98

6-12

56

24

18

Tendonitis 207

6-24

130

46

31

Trigeminal Neuralgia 84

6-18

62

14

8

Whiplash Residuals 76

6-16

52

19

5

These statistics were compiled by the Washington Acupuncture Center 4 / 73-4 / 76. Some patients were treated for more than one of these conditions.