Acupuncture for Arthritis
- Strengthens the muscle around the joints.
- Reduces knee joint swelling and pain.
- Increases range of motion.
- May help the regeneration of cartilage.
- Decreases the secretions of the synovial membrane.
- May reduce pressure inside the joint.
- May change the viscosity and pH of the joint's synovial fluid to reduce irritation to the synovial membrane.
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