Acupuncture at Tiaokou (ST38) for Shoulder Adhesive Capsulitis: What Strengths Does It Have? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Conclusion: Our review found encouraging evidence for the effectiveness of acupuncture at Tiaokou for SAC. Nonetheless, despite stringent methodological analyses, these results need to be strengthened by additional RCTs of higher quality. PMID: 29849707 [PubMed]
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Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
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Source: Acupuncture in Medicine : journal of the British Medical Acupuncture Society - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Acupunct Med Source Type: research
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Source: Current Rheumatology Reports - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
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Conditions:   Chronic Low Back Pain;   Older Adults Intervention:   Device: acupuncture Sponsor:   McLean Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, PLC Completed
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