Moxibustion for treating pain: a systematic review.

  title={Moxibustion for treating pain: a systematic review.},
  author={M. Lee and Taeyoung Choi and J. W. Kang and Beom-Joon Lee and E. Ernst},
  journal={The American journal of Chinese medicine},
  volume={38 5},
  • M. Lee, Taeyoung Choi, +2 authors E. Ernst
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • The American journal of Chinese medicine
  • The objective of this study was to assess the evidence for or against the effectiveness of moxibustion as a treatment option for pain. Fourteen electronic databases were searched. Randomized clinical trials (RCTs) testing moxibustion in human patients with pain of any type were considered. Trials using direct or indirect moxibustion were included. Studies comparing moxibustion with other treatments of unproven effectiveness, studies testing moxibustion together with other treatments of unproven… CONTINUE READING
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