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Thursday, 4 May 2017

Acupressure works … oh no, it doesn’t !!!

This double-blind RCT aimed to test the efficacy of self-administered acupressure for pain and physical function in adults with knee osteoarthritis (KOA). 

150 patients with symptomatic KOA participated and were randomized to 
  • verum acupressure, 
  • sham acupressure, 
  • or usual care. 
Verum and sham, but not usual care, participants were taught to self-apply acupressure once daily, five days/week for […]