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Vol:294 Issue:1 Number:3 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14978
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Auricular Acupressure for Treating Early Stage Knee Osteoarthritis

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OrthoEvidence. Auricular Acupressure for Treating Early Stage Knee Osteoarthritis . ACE Report. 2022;294(1):3. Available from:

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

Auricular acupressure for treating early stage of knee osteoarthritis: a randomized, sham-controlled prospective study

QJM. 2022 Aug 13;115(8):525-529.

Contributing Authors:
X Zhang B He H Wang X Sun

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Sixty-two patients with early-stage knee osteoarthritis were randomized to receive either auricular acupressure (n=31) or a sham-acupuncture procedure (n=31). The following outcome measures were assessed: Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) for pain scores, Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Index (WOMAC) for knee symptom scores, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) consumption. Signifi...

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