Mixed methods study of acupuncture treatment for chronic pelvic pain in women

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Chong, Ooi Thye;
(2017)
  • Publisher: The University of Edinburgh
  • Subject: chronic pelvic pain | CPP | endometriosis | pelvic adhesions | irritable bowel syndrome | painful bladder syndrome | electro-acupuncture | meridian balanced method | Chinese medicine | randomised-controlled trials

Chronic pelvic pain (CPP) is defined as constant or intermittent lower, cyclical or non-cyclical abdominal pain of at least six months’ duration. In the United Kingdom, over 1 million women suffer from CPP, with an estimated annual healthcare cost above £150 mi... View more
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