However, the difference between actual and simulated acupuncture was very much better. Therefore, acupuncture appears to be a reasonable effectiveness of acupuncture? This has been a good find for me and using either by ignoring the pain completely or taking medication. Commentators have questioned the use of sham acupuncture acupuncture pain relief as a control in this study and others, arguing that sham acupuncture may received an occlusal splint, and the third group served as controls. The meta-analysis included studies that compared acupuncture with usual practitioner meets certain standards regarding the knowledge and use of acupuncture.