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Crappy acupuncture reviews 

 •  • by Paul Ingraham
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Weekly nuggets of pain science news and insight, usually 100-300 words, with the occasional longer post. The blog is the “director’s commentary” on the core content of PainScience.com: a library of major articles and books about common painful problems and popular treatments. See the blog archives or updates for the whole site.

“ … most systematic reviews of acupuncture published in China don’t search the literature thoroughly & don’t evaluate it properly. … There is ample reason to be suspicious of the conclusions of [Chinese] systematic reviews [of acupuncture].”