Sinew acupuncture for knee osteoarthritis: study protocol for a randomized sham-controlled trial

@inproceedings{Au2018SinewAF,
  title={Sinew acupuncture for knee osteoarthritis: study protocol for a randomized sham-controlled trial},
  author={Kwok Yin Au and Haiyong Chen and Wing Chung Lam and Chiu On Chong and Andrew Lau and Varut Vardhanabhuti and Kin Cheung Mak and Fei Jiang and Wing Yi Lam and Fung Man Wu and Hiu Ngok Chan and Yan Wah Ng and Bacon Fung-leung Ng and Eric Tat-Chi Ziea and Lixing Lao},
  booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine},
  year={2018}
}
BACKGROUND Sinew acupuncture is a new modality of acupuncture in which needles are inserted into acupoints, ashi points or spasm points of sinew and muscles along the meridian sinew pathway. A previous observational study revealed that sinew acupuncture has immediate analgesic effects on various soft tissue injuries, including knee injuries. However, no… CONTINUE READING