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A review, carried out by American researchers, of ten randomised, controlled trials (1456 participants) of acupuncture for osteoarthritis of the knee have concluded that it is an effective treatment for the pain and physical...

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Research from a team in Pakistan has shown that improvement in subjective measures of pain in knee osteoarthritis after electro-acupuncture (EA) was correlated with changes in biomarkers associated with stress and pain. Forty...

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An RCT carried out in Israel has assessed the efficacy of acupuncture in providing improved function and pain relief when used as an adjunctive therapy to standard care in elderly patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee....

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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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