Knee Pain Research Studies
Acupuncture More Effective Than Biomedicine in Treating Knee Pain
Research on acupuncture for knee pain demonstrates acupuncture as a more effective way to treat osteoarthritic knee pain than conventional medical care. Acupuncture provided significantly better relief from knee osteoarthritis pain and a larger improvement in function than sham acupuncture, standard care treatment, or waiting for further treatment’.
Osteoarthritis of the Knee 40% Decrease with Acupuncture
In this study, 570 people over age 50 with osteoarthritis of the knee experienced a 40% decrease in pain and a nearly 40% improvement in function. Modern medical studies are showing that acupuncture is an effective therapy for arthritis, osteoarthritis, knee pain, joint pain and many other health problems.