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Acupuncture and Knee Pain

Research Results of Acupuncture for Knee Pain

Some interesting new research seems to show that acupuncture can relieve chronic pain and improves physical function in patients diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the knee.

The research involved ten randomized controlled trials of acupuncture compared with sham acupuncture, standard care or no intervention for chronic knee pain in patients who had a confirmed diagnosed of knee osteoarthritis.
The studies demonstrated that acupuncture can improve short and long-term physical function, however in some patients the pain relief from acupuncture appeared to be only short term…. To read more click on the green header above….