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2022 May 18

Acupunct Med

Manual acupuncture at ST36 attenuates rheumatoid arthritis by inhibiting M1 macrophage polarization and enhancing Treg cell populations in adjuvant-induced arthritic rats.


Yu N, Yang F, Zhao X, Guo Y, Xu Y, Pang G, Gong Y, Wang S, Liu Y, Fang Y, Yu K, Yao L, Wang H, Zhang K, Liu B, Wang Z, Guo Y, Xu Z
Acupunct Med. 2022 May 18:9645284221085278.
PMID: 35585798.


Acupuncture has been found to be effective at relieving many inflammatory pain conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA). We aimed to assess the anti-inflammatory potential of manual acupuncture (MA) treatment of RA using adjuvant-induced arthritic (AIA) rats and to explore the underlying mechanisms.