Manual therapy for PTSD

Acupuncture;

images-2A recent clinical trial demonstrated that acupuncture is effective for treating the patients with PTSD. People diagnosed with PTSD were randomized to either an empirically developed acupuncture treatment or a group cognitive-behavioral therapy. Compared with the cognitive-behavioral therapy, acupuncture provided significant effects on PTSD. Symptom reductions observed at the time that acupuncture treatments ended, were maintained at 3-month follow-up (Hollifield et al., 2007).

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