Tackling Osteoarthritic Knee Pain with Electroacupuncture

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Abstract

Electroacupuncture (EA) has been widely used in pain relief. Clinical evidence has revealed its unique advantages and effectiveness in alleviating pain. Studies on EA and pain relief have revealed that EA displays greater analgesic effects for different types of pain in comparison to manual acupuncture. Here, we reviewed the clinical application and mechanism of EA in treating osteoarthritic knee pain and its influence factors in curative effect.

Keywords

electroacupunture osteoarthritic knee pain clinical application mechanism 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Academy of Integrative MedicineFujian University of Traditional Chinese MedicineFuzhouChina

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