Acupuncture with Stainless Steel vs Silver Needles at Different Temperatures for Acute Low Back Pain
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OrthoEvidence. Acupuncture with Stainless Steel vs Silver Needles at Different Temperatures for Acute Low Back Pain. ACE Report. 2022;234(2):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14579
Comparing the efficacy of two different temperature stimulation in warm acupuncture on acute low back pain: A randomized controlled trialIntegr Med Res. 2022 Mar; 11(1): 100748.
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159 patients with acute low back pain were randomized to receive 3 weeks of warm acupuncture therapy using silver needle at a stronger heat stimulation level (above 43°C) or stainless steel needle at a weaker heat stimulation level (above 40°C). The primary outcome of interest was the modified Oswestry Disability Index (mODI). Secondary outcomes of interest included average pain, three physical si...
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