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Physical approaches to the management of back pain: III. Acupuncture 

Physical approaches to the management of back pain: III. Acupuncture
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Physical approaches to the management of back pain: III. Acupuncture
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Mike Cummings

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199609772.003.0007
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date: 16 October 2019

Acupuncture is a physical technique that works through stimulation of high threshold nerves in deep somatic tissues (usually muscle)

Acupuncture is effective in the short term for pain relief and functional improvement in chronic low back pain (in meta-analysis compared to no treatment or sham control)...

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