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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 570431, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/570431
Research Article

Training Self-Administered Acupressure Exercise among Postmenopausal Women with Osteoarthritic Knee Pain: A Feasibility Study and Lessons Learned

1Department of Family and Community Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 3601 4th Street, STOP 8143, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
2Department of Pathology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
3School of Allied Health Sciences, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
4Clinical Research Institute, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
5School of Nursing, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
6Department of Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX 79430, USA
7Department of Family and Community Medicine, TCM Research Program, Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, East Hall, 520 W. Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA

Received 30 May 2012; Revised 14 August 2012; Accepted 24 August 2012

Academic Editor: Vitaly Napadow

Copyright © 2012 Yan Zhang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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  • Amany S. Sorour, Amany S. Ayoub, and Eman M. Abd El Aziz, “Effectiveness of acupressure versus isometric exercise on pain, stiffness, and physical function in knee osteoarthritis female patients,” Journal of Advanced Research, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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