Arthritis and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Session Type: ARHP Concurrent Sessions
Tuesday, November 8, 2011: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
W193a (McCormick Place West)
Clinical and Research  Pain Management  SessionSelect

Session Overview:
The purpose of this session is to discuss how evidence-based traditional Chinese medicine treatment interventions can be integrated into clinical trials to better inform clinical decision-making.

Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:

  • explain traditional Chinese medicine treatments for arthritis
  • describe how evidence can be integrated into alternative treatments for arthritis
  • apply strategies for treatment interventions that focus on mind-body therapies for chronic pain
  • discuss how  alternative treatments can be utilized in clinical practice

Moderator: Leigh F. Callahan, PhD, University of North Carolina
11:00 AM
Chenchen Wang, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA
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