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Acupuncture/Dry Needling for Knee Osteoarthritis

There has been debate among researchers as to whether acupuncture, electro-acupuncture and dry needling are helpful for controlling pain and improving function in different conditions, injuries and diseases. There is now good evidence that for osteoarthritic knees, it is useful for both pain control and functional improvement, from two systematic reviews published in 2008 and [...]

By |2020-05-24T23:41:01+01:00January 19th, 2020|acupuncture, Knee pain|0 Comments

Evidence for physiotherapy management of osteoarthritic knees.

In addition to medication, the main treatments for osteoarthritic knees are weight loss, general exercise and strengthening the muscles around the knee. Joint surgery is always the last option, once you are no longer able to continue with your normal activities of daily living including walking. Other commonly used strategies include pacing your activities to [...]

By |2019-11-10T13:48:18+00:00November 10th, 2019|Knee pain|0 Comments