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Volume:18 Issue:1 Number:3 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #13391
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Addition of Electroacupuncture to Physical Therapy Improves Pain and Function in Back Pain Patients


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OrthoEvidence. Addition of Electroacupuncture to Physical Therapy Improves Pain and Function in Back Pain Patients. ACE Report. 2021;18(1):3. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13391

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Multicentre randomised controlled clinical trial of electroacupuncture with usual care for patients with non-acute pain after back surgery

Br J Anaesth. 2021 Mar;126(3): 692-699.

Contributing Authors: I Heo BC Shin JH Cho IH Ha EH Hwang JH Lee KW Kim MR Kim SY Jung O Kwon NK Kim

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Synopsis

One hundred and eight patients with non-acute low back pain after back surgery were randomized to receive 4 weeks of physical therapy and education with electroacupuncture treatment (n=54) or without acupuncture treatment (n=54). The primary outcome of interest was pain scores on a 100 point Visual Analog Scale (VAS). Secondary outcomes of interest included the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), the...

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