Evaluation of acupuncture as an alternative therapy in a rodent model of spontaneous osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disease affecting nearly 250 million people globally. With clinical signs of severe and persistent joint pain, OA is a leading cause of physical disability throughout the world. When faced with the frustration of chronic discomfort and restricted mobility due to OA, many individuals have turned to acupuncture as an alternative therapy. Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese practice of medicine for pain alleviation that involves insertion of thin needles into the skin and underlying tissue. The needles may be manipulated via manual or electrical stimulation, ...
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