Chronic pain can affect us all, no matter our gender, weight, level of health, economic status, or age. Researchers at Rush University Medical Center (Chicago, Illinois) tested acupuncture on adolescents between the ages of 7-20 years old with chronic pain. What isn’t surprising is that not only did the subjects report less pain with acupuncture (and no opioids!)–but also reported less social, emotional, and educational issues by the end of their course of treatment!
Here’s a link to the article concerning this study: http://www.hcplive.com/medical-news/acupuncture-provides-relief-for-children-with-chronic-pain