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cupuncture Usage - Neck and Shoulders
 
Current Bibliographies in Medicine
Acupuncture Usage
Neck and Shoulders

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Selected Controlled Trials

Berry H, Fernandes L, Bloom B, Clark RJ, Hamilton EB. Clinical study comparing acupuncture, physiotherapy, injection and oral anti-inflammatory therapy in shoulder-cuff lesions. Curr Med Res Opin 1980;7(2):121-6.

Ceccherelli F, Altafini L, Lo Castro G, Avila A, Ambrosio F, Giron GP. Diode laser in cervical myofascial pain: a double-blind study versus placebo. Clin J Pain 1989 Dec;5(4):301-4.

Coan RM, Wong G, Coan PL. The acupuncture treatment of neck pain: a randomized controlled study. Am J Chin Med 1981 Winter;9(4):326-32.

D'Orta S, Germani M, Parente F, et al. [Double-blind study on acupuncture treatment of frozen shoulder]. Ortop Traumatol Oggi 1985;5(1):37-44. (Ita).

Fernandes L, Berry N, Clark RJ, Bloom B, Hamilton EB. Clinical study comparing acupuncture, physiotherapy, injection, and oral anti-inflammatory therapy in shoulder-cuff lesions [letter]. Lancet 1980 Jan 26;1(8161):208-9.

Gross AR, Aker PD, Goldsmith CH, Peloso P. Conservative management of mechanical neck disorders. A systematic overview and meta-analysis. Online J Curr Clin Trials 1996 Jul 30;Doc No 200-201:[34457 words; 185 paragraphs].

Lin ML, Huang CT, Lin JG, Tsai SK. [A comparison between the pain relief effect of electroacupuncture, regional never block and electroacupuncture plus regional never block in frozen shoulder]. Acta Anaesthesiol Sin 1994 Dec;32(4):237-42. (Chi).

Loy TT. Treatment of cervical spondylosis. Electroacupuncture versus physiotherapy. Med J Aust 1983 Jul 9;2(1):32-4.

Lundeberg T, Eriksson SV, Lundeberg S, Thomas M. Effect of acupuncture and naloxone in patients with osteoarthritis pain. A sham acupuncture controlled study. Pain Clin 1991;4(3):155-61.

Moore ME, Berk SN. Acupuncture for chronic shoulder pain. An experimental study with attention to the role of placebo and hypnotic susceptibility. Ann Intern Med 1976 Apr;84(4):381-4.

Peng AT, Behar S, Yue SJ. Long-term therapeutic effects of electro-acupuncture for chronic neck and shoulder pain--a double blind study. Acupunct Electrother Res 1987;12(1):37-44.

Petrie JP, Hazleman BL. A controlled study of acupuncture in neck pain. Br J Rheumatol 1986 Aug;25(3):271-5.

Thomas M, Eriksson SV, Lundeberg T. A comparative study of diazepam and acupuncture in patients with osteoarthritis pain: a placebo controlled study. Am J Chin Med 1991;19(2):95-100.

Other Data

Batra YK, Chari P, Negi ON. Comparison of acupuncture and placebo in treatment of chronic shoulder pain. Am J Acupunct 1985;13(1):69-71.

Cattaneo AD, Rivara A, Guerrieri AM. [Treatment of cervical osteoarthritis with acupuncture]. Minerva Anestesiol 1979;45(11):883-8. (Ita).

Chen A. Effective acupuncture therapy for cervical spondylopathy: review of recent studies and prescriptions with recommendations for improved results. Am J Acupunct 1991;19(3):205-28.

Craciun T, Fulger V. Cervical syndrome treated with acupuncture: clinical and therapeutic aspects. Am J Acupunct 1977;5(2):159-62.

Florian T. Conservative treatment for neck pain: distinguishing useful from useless therapy. J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 1991 Fall;1(3):55-66.

Frampton VM. A pilot study to evaluate myofascial or trigger point electro-acupuncture in the treatment of neck and back pain. Physiotherapy 1985;71(1):5-7.

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