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Acupuncture, in combination with routine care, was associated with marked clinical improvements in patients with persistent low back pain. It has also shown improvement in primary and secondary outcomes for patients with osteoarthritis of the knee.

Witt C, Jena S, Selim D, Brinkhaus B, et al. Pragmatic Randomized Trial Evaluating the Clinical and Economic Effectiveness of Acupuncture for Chronic Low Back Pain. Am J Epidemiol. 2006; 164(5): 487-96. http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/crdweb/ShowRecord.asp?LinkFrom=OAI&ID=22006002356

Reference

Title
Pragmatic Randomized Trial Evaluating the Clinical and Economic Effectiveness of Acupuncture for Chronic Low Back Pain
Publication
Am J Epidemiol
Publication Date
2006
Authors
Witt C, Jena S, Selim D, Brinkhaus B, et al
Volume & Issue
Volume 164, Issue 5
Pages
487-96
URL
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  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Human Value

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