Therapeutic Effect of Chinese Massage Combined with Warm Acupuncture on Knee Osteoarthritis

Abstract

Objective: To investigate the effect of Chinese massage combined with warm acupuncture on knee osteoarthritis. Methods: 60 patients with knee osteoarthritis who were treated in our hospital from January 2017 to October 2019 were selected as the research subjects, and they were randomly divided into 2 groups of 30 patients each. The control group was treated with oral western medicine, and the observation group was treated with massage combined with warm acupuncture. The clinical efficacy and WOMAC index were compared between the two groups. Results: The total effective rate of the observation group was higher than that of the control group, and the WOMAC score was lower than that of the control group. The difference was statistically significant(P<0.05). Conclusion: Chinese massage combined with warm acupuncture is effective in treating knee osteoarthritis It can effectively alleviate the symptoms of pain and joint stiffness in patients, and improve joint mobility, which is worth for clinical promotion.