Acupuncture Research

Acupuncture Research Organisations

There are many studies on the effectiveness of Acupuncture and how Acupuncture works in the human body. Below are links to UK and Worldwide organisations providing evidence and research on the mechanisms and functions of Acupuncture and how it can treat various medical conditions.

“Acupuncture is starting to be understood by science and Western Medicine. Research is beginning to measure and document the ability of Acupuncture to heal the body”.

Lucy Clarke 2019
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ARRC - Acupuncture Research Resource Centre

ARRC is the only specialist Acupuncture Resource in the UK.

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Acupuncture Now Foundation (ANF)

The ANF is a leader in collecting and disseminating unbiased and authoritative information on Acupuncture.

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Evidenced Based Acupuncture

Evidence Based Acupuncture provides research and evidence-based tools demonstrating Acupuncture improves health and lives.

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Foundation for Research into Traditional Chinese Medicine

The Foundation provides high quality research into understanding Acupuncture and its clinical effectiveness, cost effectiveness and safety.

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The Journal of Chinese Medicine (JCM)

The research news pages of the JCM contain an archive of articles on Acupuncture treatment of various conditions.

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Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ATCM)

The research section on the ATCM website contains information on Acupuncture treatment for different conditions.

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British Acupuncture Council (BAcC)

The BAcC public review papers are found in the research section of their website. They provide accurate, unbiased information on treatment of different conditions.

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The British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS)

BMAS promotes scientific understanding of Acupuncture within medicine.  Their Resources and Links page signposts readers to further information on the research and safety of Acupuncture.

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