The Province of BC has released new regulations for therapies covered by ICBC, which include acupuncture as a preferred modality. The updated regulation was officially launched on April 1st, 2019, at this point ICBC start covering fees for acupuncture.
For women going through menopause, hot flashes can be one of the most uncomfortable symptoms. But a new study suggests that acupuncture may help to reduce the severity and frequency of hot flashes among menopausal women.
Treating children with chronic pain is challenging; there is limited evidence on the efficacy of pain-relieving therapies among this population. But according to new research, acupuncture may be a safe and effective treatment strategy.