Therapy With Mud Compresses for Knee Osteoarthritis: Comparison of Natural Mud Preparations With Mineral-Depleted Mud

@article{Flusser2002TherapyWM,
  title={Therapy With Mud Compresses for Knee Osteoarthritis: Comparison of Natural Mud Preparations With Mineral-Depleted Mud},
  author={Daniel Flusser and Mahmoud Abu-Shakra and Michael Friger and Shlomi Codish and Shaul Sukenik},
  journal={JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={8},
  pages={197-203}
}
Mud pack therapy is an alternative mode of treatment for rheumatic diseases. It is based on the application of heated mud packs to the entire body or to specific areas, such as over joints. The aim of the current study was to evaluate the efficacy of treatment with mud compresses at patients’ homes for osteoarthritis of the knee.Fifty-eight patients with osteoarthritis of the knee were enrolled in a prospective, double-blinded, controlled study. Forty patients were treated with natural mineral… 

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