Not many people jump at the idea of getting acupuncture as a treatment for back pain, but this study suggests that it works, if you “believe” it will. The study consisted of 485 people who received acupuncture for back pain over a six month period. Those with low expectations said they gained less benefit than those who believed it would work. Maybe it depends on how much you fear needles?
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