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Acupuncture for Osteoarthritis of the Knee

06 Sep 2016 2:29 PM | AAAOM Admin (Administrator)

12/20/2004 - ACUPUNCTURE FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS OF THE KNEE

Posted By Administration, Monday, December 20, 2004
Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014

[NCCAM] A landmark study has shown that acupuncture provides pain relief and improves function for people with osteoarthritis of the knee and serves as an effective complement to standard care. The study, the largest Phase III clinical trial of acupuncture for knee osteoarthritis, was funded by NCCAM and the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, both components of the National Institutes of Health.

http://nccam.nih.gov/research/results/acu-osteo.htm



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