Complimentary Medicine For Knees
Numerous complementary treatments for knee arthritis are available. The supporting evidence to show that they will improve your knee pain and function however is low. Exercise, muscle strengthening and weight loss remain the mainstay of non-surgical treatment.
Many complementary treatments may have a positive effect on our mental state, which can significantly improve pain and function. Most complimentary treatments have a very low risk of causing harm so if you wish to try them, and find them beneficial, you should consider them as they are unlikely to be harmful.
IS ACUPUNCTURE GOOD FOR KNEE ARTHRITIS TREATMENT?
Acupuncture probably has the most ‘weak’ supportive evidence to support efficacy in knee arthritis. Below is a link to a systematic review: