Other treatment options

Several other treatment options are available for the child with FAP; however, little is known about the efficacy of most. Acupuncture has been increasingly utilized; however, the one controlled study assessing acupuncture in adults with irritable bowel syndrome155[II] reported no significant differences between groups treated with true versus sham acupuncture. Reflexology massage, similarly investigated in adult IBS patients, has demonstrated no clear benefit.156[IV] Mechanical treatment through the use of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation is also often clinically used,157[V] but has not been researched in a controlled manner.

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