Cupping for chronic nonspecific neck pain: a 2-year follow-up.

  title={Cupping for chronic nonspecific neck pain: a 2-year follow-up.},
  author={Romy Lauche and Holger Cramer and Jost Langhorst and Gustav J{\"u}rgen Dobos},
  journal={Forschende Komplementarmedizin},
  volume={20 5},
BACKGROUND Several trials have shown that cupping might be an effective treatment for chronic nonspecific neck pain, but little is known about the long-term effectiveness. This study aimed to investigate long-term effects of a short series of cupping; therefore additional follow-up measurements were conducted 2 years after completion of 3 studies. PATIENTS AND METHODS Participants from 3 randomized waitlist controlled trials on cupping for chronic nonspecific neck pain were followed 2 years… CONTINUE READING