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A study which compared auricular press needles inserted at specific points for hip pain (hip joint, lung, Shenmen, thalamus) with similar needles inserted in auricular non-points, in 61 patients one day before and for three days...

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A study carried out by anaesthetists at Cheltenham General Hospital compared the acupuncture and steroid injection treatment of patients with osteoarthritis of the hip. All patients had suffered chronic pain for more than twelve...

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A large German trial has found that acupuncture is of significant benefit in controlling the pain of osteoarthritis of the hip and knee.

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