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Human Studies

2021 Aug 31

J Acupunct Meridian Stud



Effects of Novel Vibro-Acupuncture on Healthy Subjects and Those with Experimental and Clinical Pain as Assessed by Quantitative Sensory Testing.


Wang K, Larsen D B, Ambite-Quesada S, Zhang Y, Liu H, Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C, Arendt-Nielsen L
J Acupunct Meridian Stud. 2021 Aug 31; 14(4):157-166.
PMID: 35770558.


To investigate the analgesic effects of vibro-acupuncture (VA), a novel acuvibrator was developed. Objectives: To compare the analgesic effects of VA with those of manual acupuncture (MA) and placebo acupuncture (PA) on subjects with normal sensory perception (Study I), experimentally induced acute pain (Study II), and clinical chronic pain (Study III).