A 44-year-old member asked:
Could acupuncture and qi gong treatment help my knee cartilage grow back?
3 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
No: There is no evidence that there is an treatment that reliably reverses knee cartilage injury including acupuncture.
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Family Medicine 32 years experience
No: No, however acupuncture has been shown to help with knee pain from arthritis. It is effective but expensive and studies included several weeks of treatment. There are no long term studies with arthritis and acupuncture that I am aware of.
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Psychiatry 25 years experience
5.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated May 22, 2016
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