In this study 88 patients with sciatic disease with a duration of 1 month to 10 years were treated with acupuncture. After a course of treatment, 46 patients were cured, 29 showed marked improvement, 7 improved and 6 were ineffective.

SOURCE: Zhaorong C.
Clinical Observation of Therapeutic Effects of
Wrist-_Ankle Acupuncture in 88 Cases of Sciatica.
Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine December 1997 57/33