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Vol:234 Issue:3 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14576
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Electroacupuncture for Spinal Cord Injuries

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OrthoEvidence. Electroacupuncture for Spinal Cord Injuries. ACE Report. 2022;234(3):1. Available from:

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

Electroacupuncture for Spinal Cord Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med . 2022 Mar 4;2022:8040555.

Contributing Authors:
J Tan F Meng B Zhang Q Deng B Jiao L Peng Y Ding J Ruan J Zeng W Pei G Lin

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A meta-analysis of 10 randomized controlled trials and 712 patients compared the effect of electroacupuncture (n=357) to control interventions (n=355) in patients with spinal cord injuries. The outcomes of interest were the functional independence measure (FIM), the Barthel Index (BI) of activities of daily living, and the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) impairment scale for spinal cord ...

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