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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.

LATEST POST ON THE EBA FORUM

ACUpuncture In The EmergencY department for pain management (ACUITY) trial

ACUpuncture In The EmergencY department for pain management (ACUITY) trial

ACUITY is an NCCIH-funded, multi-site feasibility RCT of acupuncture in 3 EDs (Cleveland, Nashville, and San Diego). This is the first RCT to assess and report fidelity to an acupuncture protocol.

Across 3 recruiting sites, 79 participants received acupuncture: 51% women, 43% Black/African American, with heterogeneous acute pain sites at baseline: 32% low back, 22% extremity, 20% abdominal, 10% head.

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Acupuncture for radicular pain – a review of analgesic mechanism

Acupuncture for radicular pain – a review of analgesic mechanism

This review sheds light on the current understanding of the analgesic mechanisms of acupuncture for radicular pain, offering valuable perspectives for both clinical application and basic scientific research.

By acting across these diverse biological domains, acupuncture presents an effective treatment modality for radicular pain, and deepening our understanding of the underlying mechanisms regarding analgesia for radicular pain is crucial for enhancing its clinical efficacy and advancement in pain management.

Efficacy and Safety of Auricular Acupuncture for Depression

Efficacy and Safety of Auricular Acupuncture for Depression

The results of this randomized clinical trial suggest that specific auricular acupuncture over 6 weeks is safe.

Patients receiving specific auricular acupuncture (12 sessions of auricular acupuncture with semipermanent needles with daily stimulation twice a week over 6 weeks and were followed-up for 3 months) did experience greater symptom remission at 3 months.

Acupuncture in cancer care – recommendations for safe practice

Acupuncture in cancer care – recommendations for safe practice

These are the first international, multidisciplinary peer-reviewed recommendations for safe acupuncture practice in integrative oncology.

Acupuncture offers a non-pharmaceutical, evidence-based approach to managing many uncomfortable consequences of cancer and its treatments.

It should be routinely considered, and ideally offered, as part of the multi-disciplinary approach to cancer care, as it can be administered safely within and outside of oncology settings, at any stage of the cancer survivorship pathway.

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