Acupuncture was associated with a statistically significant decrease in aromatase inhibitor–related joint pain that persisted at 40 weeks after discontinuation of the intervention, suggesting long-term benefits of this therapy.

“Our results support findings from prior studies of sustained effects of acupuncture. Mechanisms that may underlie these effects have been proposed, including the suggestion that acupuncture works by stimulating the vagal-adrenal axis and reducing inflammation.”

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JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(11):e2241720. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.41720

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