Tag Archives: Knee osteoarthritids

Laser acupuncture reduces morphine consumption in elderly with knee osteoarthritis

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Background: Patients commonly develop postoperative pain after total knee arthroplasty. Acupuncture-related techniques and low-level laser therapy could be beneficial for pain management for older individuals. Objective: To examine the effect of low-level laser acupuncture in reducing postoperative pain, pain-related interference in daily life, morphine consumption, and morphine-related side effects in older patients …

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Fire needle acupuncture improves osteoarthritis of the knee

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Purpose: Macrophage polarization contributes to the mechanisms of treating knee osteoarthritis. In previous studies, fire needling acupuncture has been shown to affect knee osteoarthritis favorably. However, the mechanism of fire needling acupuncture on macrophage polarization is not well-defined. Thus, this study was conducted to determine that fire needling acupuncture exerts a …

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The Chinese herbal formula Jin Wu Gu Tong Wan is effective for osteoarthritis of the knee

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Ethnopharmacological relevance: The Jin Wu Gu Tong Wan is a Chinese patent medicine that is widely used in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis and osteoporosis in China and is considered to have the potential for good clinical efficacy. Aim of the study: The purpose of this study was to systematically evaluate the …

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Tai Chi improves knee osteoarthritis

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The clinical relevance of Tai Chi on pain, stiffness, and physical function in adults with knee osteoarthritis has not been established. Therefore, the purpose of the current study was to address this gap. Eight randomized controlled trials from a recent meta-analysis representing 407 participants (216 Tai Chi, 191 control) in …

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Chinese herbal medicine beats western medicine in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee

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Purpose: This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of oral Chinese herbal medicine in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis. Study design: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs). Materials and methods: A computer was used to retrieve all RCTs of Chinese herbal medicine in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis …

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Acupuncture and moxibustion protocol for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis

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Objective: To analyze the regularities of combination of acupoints in the existing clinical trial literature by using complex network technique, so as to provide reliable evidence for selecting appropriate acupoint recipes in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis with acupuncture and moxibustion therapies. Methods: Clinical papers about acupuncture treatment of knee osteoarthritis published …

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