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Coming Soon To A Hospital Near You

Expect to see acupuncture in your local hospital very soon! Revised pain management assessment and standards by The Joint Commission require accredited hospitals to provide non-pharmacologic pain treatment modalities - such as acupuncture - as an accreditation standard.

The new standard, which takes effect Jan. 1, 2018, is a clear recognition not only of the dangers of opioids and other pain medications, but also the value of conservative / nondrug care.

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