A short course of traditional acupuncture for the treatment of low back pain in primary care confers a modest health benefit in QALYs for a relatively small additional NHS cost relative to usual care, as measured, say the authors. The use of acupuncture for the treatment of pain in the lower back will therefore cost in the longer term.
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