No Clinical Benefit of 8 Weeks of Dry Cupping Therapy for Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain
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OrthoEvidence. No Clinical Benefit of 8 Weeks of Dry Cupping Therapy for Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain. ACE Report. 2021;37(1):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13581
Dry cupping therapy is not superior to sham cupping to improve clinical outcomes in people with non-specific chronic low back pain: a randomised trialJ Physiother. 2021 Apr;67(2): 132-139.
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Ninety patients with chronic low back pain were randomized to receive 8 weeks of dry cupping therapy (n=45) or sham dry cupping therapy (n=45). The primary outcome of interest was pain intensity on a numeric pain scale which was measured at rest, during the timed up and go (TUG) test, and during trunk flexion. Secondary outcomes of interest included physical function via the Oswestry Disability In...
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