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FDA Recommends that Doctors Learn About Acupuncture for Pain Management


As the opioid crisis continues in the United States, the FDA released proposed changes back in May of 2017 that is an educational blueprint for health care providers on treating pain.


“[Health care providers] should be knowledgeable about the range of available therapies, when they may be helpful, and when they should be used as part of a multidisciplinary approach to pain management,” the agency wrote in the proposal.


Read the full PBS article ‘FDA proposes that doctors learn about acupuncture for pain management’ here

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