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Laser acupuncture reduces morphine consumption in elderly with knee osteoarthritis

Pub Med

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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