Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2021 May;41(5):493-7
Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Beijing Hospital of TCM, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100010, China;Beijing Key Laboratory of Acupuncture Neuromodulation, Beijing Hospital of TCM, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100010, China.
Objective: To compare the clinical effect of fire needling and filiform needling for mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis (KOA) and observe the influence on related serum inflammatory sytokines.
Methods: A total of 60 patients with mild to moderate KOA were randomly divided into an observation group (30 cases, 4 cases dropped off) and a control group (30 cases, 4 cases dropped off). Both groups were given basic health management, and the acupoints of the two groups were Liangqiu (ST 34), Xuehai (SP 10), Neixiyan (EX-LE 4), Dubi (ST 35), Yanglingquan (GB 34) and point. Read More