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2022 Sep 01

Eur J Med Res



Acupuncture for pain control after degenerative lumbar spine surgery.


Chen B-A, Deng W-C, Chen M-Y
Eur J Med Res. 2022 Sep 01; 27(1):167.
PMID: 36050756.


Wound pain after surgery for lumbar spine disease may interfere with patients' recovery. Acupuncture is commonly used for pain management, but its efficacy for postoperative pain control is unclear. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of acupuncture for adjuvant pain control after surgery for degenerative lumbar spine disease.