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Acupuncture for chronic venous ulceration
  1. Tim Mears, general practitioner medical acupuncturist
  1. Cambridge, UK
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Acupuncture was used to treat a 69-year-old man for bilateral ankle pain related to his rheumatoid arthritis. This led to a dramatic improvement in one of his chronic venous leg ulcers. There is very little recent literature on such cases, where acupuncture may be a useful additional treatment.

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