Acupuncture in the management of chronic low back pain: a blinded randomized controlled trial.

@article{Kerr2003AcupunctureIT,
  title={Acupuncture in the management of chronic low back pain: a blinded randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Daniel Paul Kerr and Deirdre M J Walsh and David H Baxter},
  journal={The Clinical journal of pain},
  year={2003},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={364-70}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of acupuncture in the treatment of chronic low back pain. METHODS Patients (n = 60) with chronic low back pain were recruited and randomly allocated to either Acupuncture therapy or Placebo transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) groups. Patients were treated weekly for 6 weeks, and blinded assessments were carried out pre- and post-treatment using the McGill Pain Questionnaire (MPQ) and visual analog scales (VAS) for pain, the Short-form 36 quality… CONTINUE READING
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