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Acupuncture Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis

2017-12-13 08:34:07 | BioPortfolio

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Efficacy of Electro-acupuncture Versus Manual Acupuncture on Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee osteoarthritis (KOA), also called degenerative knee disease, is one of the most common bone and joint diseases in clinic. It often occurs in middle-aged people, especially women. It w...

Chinese Herbal Fumigation With Acupuncture for the Knee Osteoarthritis

To evaluate the effect of fumigation in conjunction with acupuncture for knee osteoarthritis, participators were collected from acupuncture and Chinese traumatology clinic at Linsen Chines...

Multi-center Clinical Research of Acupuncture Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is a major public health problem among the elderly and is associated with considerable disability. A recent analysis of data indicated that about 35% of women and...

Acupuncture in Osteoarthritis of the Knee

The aim of this study was to evalute three different acupuncture techniques, including one sham control, in its effect on osteoarthitis of the knee

Interaction Between Patient and Healthcare Provider: Response to Acupuncture in Knee Osteoarthritis

Interactions between patients and healthcare providers may have a significant impact on a patient's response to therapy. In this study, patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee will ...

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Combined effects of knee brace, laterally wedged insoles, and toe-out gait on knee adduction moment and fall risk in moderate medial knee osteoarthritis patients.

Knee osteoarthritis is a major contributor to the global burden of disease. There is a need of reducing knee joint load and to improve balance and physical function among knee osteoarthritis patients.

What are the clinical implications of knee crepitus to individuals with knee osteoarthritis? An observational study with data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative.

Crepitus is a common clinical feature of knee osteoarthritis. However, the importance of crepitus in the overall clinical presentation of individuals with knee osteoarthritis is unknown.

The Impact of Painful Knee Osteoarthritis on Mortality: a Community-Based Cohort Study with Over 24 years of Follow-up.

To investigate the impact of knee osteoarthritis (OA) and/or knee pain on excess mortality.

Thresholds of ultrasound synovial abnormalities for knee osteoarthritis - a cross sectional study in the general population.

To establish "normal" ranges for synovial thickness and effusion detected by ultrasound (US) and to determine cut-offs associated with knee pain (KP) and radiographic knee osteoarthritis (RKOA) in the...

Posture of the foot: Don't keep it out of sight, out of mind in knee osteoarthritis.

There are many contributors of knee osteoarthritis including the postural abnormalities of the adjacent joints. The relationship between foot posture and the clinical-radiological parameters of knee o...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Noninflammatory degenerative disease of the knee joint consisting of three large categories: conditions that block normal synchronous movement, conditions that produce abnormal pathways of motion, and conditions that cause stress concentration resulting in changes to articular cartilage. (Crenshaw, Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics, 8th ed, p2019)

A type of massage in which finger pressure on specific body sites is used to promote healing, relieve fatigue, etc. Although the anatomical locations are the same as the ACUPUNCTURE POINTS used in ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY (hence acu-), no needle or other acupuncture technique is employed in acupressure. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed). Shiatsu is a modern outgrowth that focuses more on prevention than healing.

Analgesia produced by the insertion of ACUPUNCTURE needles at certain ACUPUNCTURE POINTS on the body. This activates small myelinated nerve fibers in the muscle which transmit impulses to the spinal cord and then activate three centers - the spinal cord, midbrain and pituitary/hypothalamus - to produce analgesia.

Designated locations along nerves or organ meridians for inserting acupuncture needles.

Acupuncture therapy by inserting needles in the ear. It is used to control pain and for treating various ailments.

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