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Participants Needed for UCLA Research Study on Self-Acupressure

July 1, 2013

Dr. Ryan Abbott is conducting a research study on self-acupressure at UCLA and is seeking participants.

abbottselfacupressurePerineal self-acupressure has been used by pregnant women to prevent difficulties with labor and by people with constipation to aid in pain-free defecation. However, the technique has never been rigorously studied in clinical trials for constipation.

If you suffer from symptoms of constipation and are eligible you will be able to receive free education in perineal self-acupressure as well as standard treatment options.

If you are interested in participating, please call: (323) 456-3383.

Contact Information:
UCLA Center for East-West Medicine
1033 Gayley Avenue, Suite 111
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Principal Investigator: Ryan Abbott, MD


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