Long-term efficacy of electroacupuncture for chronic neck pain: A randomised controlled trial

Shi Ping ZHANG*, T. T. W. Chiu, Sung Nok CHIU

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Electroacupuncture is a safe treatment for chronic neck pain. Nonetheless, one month after treatment, improvement of neck pain is similar to that in placebo-treated controls. This suggests that the efficacy may not be due to specific effect of the treatment procedure.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S36-S39
Number of pages4
JournalHong Kong Medical Journal
Volume19
Issue number6, Suppl 9
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2013

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