Electro-acupuncture reduces arthralgia in cancer patients taking aromatase inhibitors
A randomised trial of electro-acupuncture for arthralgia related to aromatase inhibitor useEur J Cancer. 2014 Jan;50(2):267-76. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2013.09.022. Epub 2013 Oct 24
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67 women with non-metastatic breast cancer (Stage I-III) experiencing joint pain attributed to the use of aromatase inhibitor (AI) were included in this study. Subjects were randomized to an intervention group, or a wait list control (WLC) group. Those randomized to the intervention group were further randomly allocated to either electro-acupuncture (EA; electrical stimulation via acupuncture need...