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Old 09-16-2009, 10:00 AM   #1
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Default Has anyone tried acupuncture?

I'm just curious on your thoughts - medicine or "quackery"???
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Old 09-17-2009, 04:19 PM   #2
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I have never tried it, but the mother of a friend of mine did it several times for her arthritis pains. She was sold on it.
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Old 09-17-2009, 05:20 PM   #3
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Definitely medicine. There was a time when my back was hurt so bad that I couldn't walk. I had pain shooting down both my legs and it was horrible.

I tried western medicine with no luck. I tried acupuncture as a last resort because of the cost. It worked. Within a month I was walking again and within 3 months I was almost pain free.

Best decision I ever made.
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