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The EBA Forum was created to connect us all using a safe space for peer support where we can share ideas, discover new research, learn from each other’s experiences, present and discuss case studies, and much more.

Some of the discussion groups currently running on the EBA Forum include:

…and also there are also groups discussing acupuncture advocacy, Portuguese and German language research discussion and translation, etc – if you have a particular focus group you would like to lead on the EBA Forum, please get in touch! We want to hear your suggestions and support your goals!

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JOEL DUNNING – Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Great example of the impactful materials available through EBA Connect and on the EBA Forum:
This video was kindly provided to us by our best acu-buddy, Robin Sunley, a graduate of the Northern College of Acupuncture with a BSc in Acupuncture, who works as an acupuncturist in the Trinity Holistic Centre – a department at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, UK.

In this video, Mr Joel Dunning, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, explains Robin’s role and how the acupuncture service for the thoracic surgery department at James Cook University Hospital helps patients and staff!

Log in to the EBA Forum and watch “Acupuncture and Complementary Therapy in Thoracic Surgery”, a 12min video interview with Robin Sunley and Joel Dunning.

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Clinical Practice Guidelines: Management of chronic pain associated with temporomandibular disorders

Clinical Practice Guidelines: Management of chronic pain associated with temporomandibular disorders

For patients living with chronic pain (≥3 months) associated with TMD, and compared with placebo or sham procedures, the guideline panel issued:
(1) strong recommendations in favour of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) with or without biofeedback or relaxation therapy, therapist-assisted mobilisation, manual trigger point therapy, supervised postural exercise, supervised jaw exercise and stretching with or without manual trigger point therapy, and usual care (such as home exercises, stretching, reassurance, and education);

(2) conditional recommendations in favour of manipulation, supervised jaw exercise with mobilisation, CBT with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS), manipulation with postural exercise, and acupuncture;

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Acupuncture Journal Club – Open Access on January 25th

Acupuncture Journal Club – Open Access on January 25th

Dr Matthias Huemer joins us for the Acupuncture Journal Club this January – and we are making it “open access”, so all EBA peeps can join us LIVE!

Dr Huemer is the lead author of the recently published paper: “Mapping the clinical practice of traditional, complementary and integrative medicine in oncology in Western countries: A multinational cross-sectional survey” and will discuss the findings and implications of this international research project.

Retrospective Study on Pain and Satisfaction During Pediatric Acupuncture

Retrospective Study on Pain and Satisfaction During Pediatric Acupuncture

A retrospective cohort study of 230 unique patients (1380 sessions) aged 8 to 21 underwent Kiiko Matsumoto Style acupuncture in an outpatient pain clinic. Patients experience minimal needling pain during acupuncture needling and are highly satisfied with acupuncture. Those with more treatment sessions report feeling increased satisfaction and relaxation.

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