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Volume:19 Issue:1 Number:5 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #13401
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Significant Pain Reduction with 4 Weeks of Microcurrent Therapy vs Sham for Acute Knee Pain


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OrthoEvidence. Significant Pain Reduction with 4 Weeks of Microcurrent Therapy vs Sham for Acute Knee Pain. ACE Report. 2021;19(1):5. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13401

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

Efficacy of microcurrent therapy for treatment of acute knee pain: A randomized double-blinded controlled clinical trial

Clin Rehabil. 2021 Mar;35(3): 390-398.

Contributing Authors: D Lawson KH Lee HB Kang N Yang T Llewellyn S Takamatsu

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Synopsis

Fifty-two patients with acute knee pain were randomized to receive 4 weeks of daily microcurrent therapy (3 hours/day; n=26) or placebo microcurrent therapy (n=26) for the improvement of function and relief of pain. Outcomes of interest included pain severity on a Numeric Pain Rating Scale (NPRS) and physical scores of the Short-Form 12 (SF-12) quality of life questionnaire. Outcomes were assessed...

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