Dr. Patrick J. LaRiccia's Practice  
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Galantino, M. L., Sowers, K., Kelly, M., Mao, J., LaRiccia, P., & Farrar, J. (2009). Acupuncture as an adjuvant modality with physical therapy for patients with knee osteoarthritis. Medical Acupuncture, 21(3), 157-166.

LaRiccia, P. J., Farrar, J. T., Sammel, M. D., & Gallo, J. J. (2008). The effect of OPC factor on energy levels in healthy adults ages 45-65: A phase IIb randomized controlled trial. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (New York, N.Y.), 14(6), 723-732. doi:10.1089/acm.2007.0661 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=PMID%3A%2018684077%20

LaRiccia, P. J., McMurphy, S., Gallo, J. J., Xie, D., & Branas, C. C. (2008). Perceived effectiveness of acupuncture: Findings from the national health interview survey. Medical Acupuncture, 20(4), 239-244.

Newberg, A. B., Lariccia, P. J., Lee, B. Y., Farrar, J. T., Lee, L., & Alavi, A. (2005). Cerebral blood flow effects of pain and acupuncture: A preliminary single-photon emission computed tomography imaging study. Journal of Neuroimaging : Official Journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging, 15(1), 43-49. http://www.andrewnewberg.com/pdfs/2005/AcupuncturePaper1.pdf

Lee, B. Y., LaRiccia, P. J., & Newberg, A. B. (2004). Acupuncture in theory and practice part 1: Theoretical basis and physiologic effects. Hospital Physician, 40(4), 11-18. http://tinyurl.com/2adc66k

Lee, B. Y., & LaRiccia, P. J. (2004). Acupuncture in theory and practice part 2: Clinical indications, efficacy, and safety. Hospital Physician, 40(5), 33-38. http://tinyurl.com/4yugojk

LaRiccia, P. J. (2003). Point of view: A physician's experience with integrating complementary and alternative medicine: Opportunities, problems and directions. Seminars in Integrative Medicine, 1(4), 167-180.

LaRiccia, P. J. (2000). Acupuncture and physical therapy. Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Clinics of North America, 9(3), 429-442.

Chung, M. K., LaRiccia, P. J., & Burgoon, T. S. (1998). Acupuncture and integrative medicine in an academic center. Acupuncture and Electro-Therapeutics Research, 23(3-4), 280.

Alavi, A., LaRiccia, P. J., Sadek, A. H., Newberg, A. B., Lee, L., Reich, H., . . . Mozley, P. D. (1997). Neuroimaging of acupuncture in patients with chronic pain. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 3(SUPPL. 1), S-47-S-53. http://www.liebertonline.com/doi/abs/10.1089/acm.1997.3.s-47

Contrada, R. J., Krantz, D. S., Durel, L. A., Levy, L., LaRiccia, P. J., Anderson, J. R., & Weiss, T. (1989). Effects of beta-adrenergic activity on T-wave amplitude. Psychophysiology, 26(4), 488-492.

Krantz, D. S., Contrada, R. J., LaRiccia, P. J., Anderson, J. R., Durel, L. A., Dembroski, T. M., & Weiss, T. (1987). Effects of beta-adrenergic stimulation and blockade on cardiovascular reactivity, affect, and type A behavior. Psychosomatic Medicine, 49(2), 146-158. http://www.psychosomaticmedicine.org/content/49/2/146.full.pdf

LaRiccia, P. J., Katz, R. H., Peters, J. W., Atkinson, G. W., & Weiss, T. (1985). Biofeedback and hypnosis in weaning from mechanical ventilators. Chest, 87(2), 267-269.

LaRiccia, P. J., Katz, R. H., & Peters, J. W. (1985). Biofeedback and hypnosis in weaning from mechanical ventilators. Chest, 87(2), 267-269. http://chestjournal.chestpubs.org/content/87/2/267.full.pdf

Books or Book Chapters

Rotchford, J.K., & LaRiccia, P.J. (2006). Acupuncture and hypertension. In E.R. Mohler & R.R. Townsend. Advanced therapy in hypertension and vascular disease. Hamilton, Ont: B.C. Decker.

LaRiccia, P.J. & Galantino, M.L. (2004). Acupuncture concepts and acupuncture-like therapies in physical therapy. In C. M. Davis. Complementary therapies in rehabilitation. Thorofare, NJ: SLACK.

LaRiccia, P.J. (2000).  Acupuncture Overview. In P.B. Fontanarosa. Alternative medicine: An objective assessment. Chicago, Ill.: American Medical Association.


LaRiccia, P. J. (1986). Combination of acupuncture, biofeedback and hypnosis in the treatment of a patient with hemiparesis: A preliminary report. Acupuncture and Electro-Therapeutics Research, 11(3-4), 312-313.




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