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Human Studies

2020 Apr 17

Eur J Pain

A multi-center international study of Acupuncture for lateral elbow pain – Results of a randomized controlled trial.


Gadau M, Zhang S P, Wang F C, Liguori S, Zaslawski C, Liu W, Bangrazi S, Berle C, Razavy S, Bian Z, Filomena P, Hao Y, Jiang H L, Lei L, Li T, Li W H, Liguori A, Liu Y S, Lu A, Tan Y S, et al.
Eur J Pain. 2020 Apr 17.
PMID: 32301166.


Lateral elbow pain (LEP) due to tendinosis is one of the most common musculoskeletal pains of the upper limbs, yet there is no satisfactory treatment. This study was an international, prospective, multi-center, randomized, controlled, clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of acupuncture compared to sham laser in the treatment of LEP.