Intervention Review

Acupuncture for tension-type headache

  1. Klaus Linde2,*,
  2. Gianni Allais3,
  3. Benno Brinkhaus4,
  4. Eric Manheimer5,
  5. Andrew Vickers6,
  6. Adrian R White7

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group

Published Online: 21 JAN 2009

Assessed as up-to-date: 14 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007587


How to Cite

Linde K, Allais G, Brinkhaus B, Manheimer E, Vickers A, White AR. Acupuncture for tension-type headache. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD007587. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007587.

Author Information

  1. 2

    Technical University Munich, Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Department of Internal Medicine II, Munich, Germany

  2. 3

    University of Torino, Women's Headache Center and Service for Acupuncture in Gynecology and Obstetrics, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Torino, Italy

  3. 4

    Charité University Hospital, Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economy, Berlin, Germany

  4. 5

    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Center for Integrative Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

  5. 6

    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Integrative Medicine Service, New York, NY, USA

  6. 7

    Peninsula Medical School, Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Plymouth, UK

*Klaus Linde, Institut für Allgemeinmedizin / Institute of General Practice, Technische Universität München / Klinikum rechts der Isar, Wolfgangstr. 8, München, 81667, Germany. Klaus.Linde@lrz.tu-muenchen.de.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 21 JAN 2009

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