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Acupuncture reduces the need for painkillers after surgery

Pub Med

Objective: Pain following total knee arthroplasty is common. Various modalities of treating orthopedic postoperative pain exist; however, the optimal management of postoperative pain remains unclear. The purpose of this study was to examine acupuncture’s effect on postoperative analgesic consumption and cortisol levels in patients undergoing knee arthroplasty. Materials and methods: In this …

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