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Acupuncture Could Relieve Osteoarthritis Symptoms

By: CBS
By: CBS

British researchers say acupuncture could serve as an alternative to knee surgery for osteoarthritis.

In 2008, 90 patients with severe symptoms for osteoarthritis were given acupuncture treatments once a week and later every six weeks.

The patients showed improvements in pain levels, stiffness and functional capacity after just one month of treatment.


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