Strong current electroacupuncture more effective versus weak current and sham in knee OA treatment
Effects of intensity of electroacupuncture on chronic pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trialArthritis Res Ther. 2019 May 14;21(1):120. doi: 10.1186/s13075-019-1899-6.
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301 patients with knee osteoarthritis were randomized to ten sessions over 2 weeks of either high intensity electroacupuncture, low intensity electroacupuncture, or sham electroacupuncture. Patients were assessed for response to therapy based on pain scores and functional scores after 1 and 2 weeks of treatment. Effects on pain scores, including visual analog scale and numeric rating scale, were s...
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