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Acupuncture treatment of osteoarthritis
  1. Emad S Tukmachi
  1. 2 1 St Edmund’s Avenue, Porthill, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire ST5 OAB (UK), Email: emad{at}


    Two cases of drug resistant osteoarthritis were effectively treated using acupuncture. Sessions of up to 40min twice a week for 3 to 5 weeks were required to induce remission of pain, joint swelling and stiffness. Benefits were still seen at the six month follow-up.

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