Impact of Acupuncture on Chronic Knee Pain Questioned

October 1, 2014 9:23 AM

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Acupuncture may not improve the condition of patients with chronic knee pain compared to placebo treatment, researchers from University of Melbourne have claimed. The research team conducted the study by offering real acupuncture to some of the study subjects and sham acupuncture to others.

The results for both the group were almost the same. The research team concluded that acupuncture did not offer any benefit to patients 50 years and older, suffering chronic knee pain. University of Melbourne research team conducted the study on 300 adults with chronic knee pain. The subjects were o...

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