How do members experience Acupuncture?

Top 5 reported purposes & perceived effectiveness

Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 360 199
General health 170 93
Fibromyalgia 168 107
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 88 51
Fatigue 52 20

Common side effects

Side effect Patients Percentage
Fatigue 12
Pain 8
Bruising 6
Injection site pain 5
Muscle soreness 5
Anxious mood 3

Side effect severity

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 19
Moderate 14
Mild 89
None 443

Member evaluations

Mckinney906

evaluated on Dec 27, 2008

  • Perceived effectiveness for pain: Major
  • Side effects: Mild

ALS Boy

evaluated on Oct 18, 2008

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Moderate
  • Side effects: Mild

Mr. Kamakazie

evaluated on Sep 14, 2008

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Moderate
  • Side effects: None