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Vol:7 Issue:12 Number:4 ISSN#:2564-2537
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Meta-Analysis
ACE Report #10820
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Preliminary evidence of cupping intervention compared to active and inactive control for neck pain


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OrthoEvidence. Preliminary evidence of cupping intervention compared to active and inactive control for neck pain. ACE Report. 2018;7(12):4. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/10820

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Is cupping therapy effective in patients with neck pain? A systematic review and meta-analysis

BMJ Open. 2018 Nov 5;8(11):e021070. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-021070

Contributing Authors: SH Lee J Lee JS Shin S Kim DS Hwang YJ Lee EJ Kim IH Ha MR Kim

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Synopsis

18 randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis which sought to evaluate the efficacy of cupping intervention for treatment of neck pain. Analyses were separated based on control group: inactive or active intervention. Compared to both inactive control intervention and active control interventions, there was low to very low strength evidence that cupping therapy significantly r...

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