Researchers in the Department of Integrative Medicine and Health are committed to developing evidence-based treatments that can be combined with conventional medicine. Among other things, they have studied the use of acupuncture for:

  • Noncyclical breast pain
  • Hot flashes
  • Low-back pain and sciatica
  • Prevention of nausea in people having cardiac surgery


See a list of publications about acupuncture by Mayo Clinic doctors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.