Possible dialogue between acupuncture, nursing and modulation of pain: assistance experience report

Mateus Casanova dos Santos


This research involves discussions between the interfaces of scientific and nursing acupuncture in pain modulation through a case study with care qualitative and descriptive and participant of a patient under care and nursing. The aim is contextualize acupuncture in nursing as a potential supplement for pain control in actual clinical practice. It was concluded that the benefits of acupuncture in relation to pain modulation were conclusive to say that the optimization of the use of acupuncture in nursing consultation contributes to the efficacy in the treatment and functional rehabilitation. The analysis of this case study involving health care reported shoulder pain and the literature review, we find the need to promote scientific research to measure the benefits of acupuncture in musculoskeletal pain modulation.

Full Text:


DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/jnep.v3n3p88

Journal of Nursing Education and Practice

ISSN 1925-4040 (Print)   ISSN 1925-4059 (Online)

Copyright © Sciedu Press 
To make sure that you can receive messages from us, please add the 'Sciedupress.com' domain to your e-mail 'safe list'. If you do not receive e-mail in your 'inbox', check your 'bulk mail' or 'junk mail' folders.