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Nursing2015

May 2005, Volume 35 Number 5 , p 10 - 10 [FREE]

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  • LARRY L. HAINES LPN

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© 2005 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc. Volume 35(5)             May 2005             p 10 Another way to treat pain [LETTERS]

HAINES, LARRY L. LPN

Barton, Md.

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The article “Conquering Pain: Have You Tried These New Techniques” (March 2005) was quite informative and refreshing. However, you omitted one mode of treatment: acupuncture.

I'd been experiencing scar tissue pain and neuropathic pain secondary to surgery. Then last September, I started having acupuncture treatments. The results were gradual, but after 12 treatments, I had ...

 

The article "Conquering Pain: Have You Tried These New Techniques" (March 2005) was quite informative and refreshing. However, you omitted one mode of treatment: acupuncture.

 

I'd been experiencing scar tissue pain and neuropathic pain secondary to surgery. Then last September, I started having acupuncture treatments. The results were gradual, but after 12 treatments, I had a full effect. Now I need maintenance treatments only about once a month. I recommend acupuncture to anyone with this kind of discomfort.

 

LARRY L. HAINES, LPN

 

Barton, Md.

 

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The article "Conquering Pain: Have You Tried These New Techniques" (March 2005) was quite informative and refreshing. However, you omitted one mode of treatment: acupuncture.

I'd been experiencing scar tissue pain and neuropathic pain secondary to surgery. Then last September, I started having acupuncture treatments. The results were gradual, but after 12 treatments, I had a full effect. Now I need maintenance treatments only about once a month. I recommend acupuncture to anyone with this kind of discomfort.

LARRY L. HAINES, LPN

Barton, Md.

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