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Review Article

Effectiveness of Acupuncture for Treating Sciatica: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Table 4

Acupoints of each trial.

Wang and La 2004 [20]Huantiao (GB 30), Weizhong (BL 40)

Chen et al. 2009 [21]Shenshu (BL 23), Dachangshu (BL 25), Huantiao (GB 30), Weizhong (BL 40), and Kunlun (BL 60)

Zeng 2012 [22]Huantiao (GB 30), Zhibian (BL 54), Chengfu (BL 36), Fengshi (GB 31), Weizhong (BL 40), Yanglingquan (BL 67), Chengshan (BL 57), Xuanzhong (GB 39), Kunlun (BL 60), and Zulinqi (GB 41)

Zhang et al. 2008 [23]Jiaji (EX-B2), Yaoyangguan (DU 3), Huantiao (GB 30), and Yanglingquan (BL 67)

Hu et al. 2010 [24]Yaoyangguan (DU 3), Shiqizhui (EX-B7), Huantiao (GB 30), Yanglingquan (BL 67), Weizhong (BL 40), and Chengshan (BL 57)

Du et al. 2009 [25]Jiaji (EX-B2)

Chen 2010 [26]Jiaji (EX-B2), Zhibian (BL 54), Huantiao (GB 30), Yinmen (BL 37), Weizhong (BL 40), Chengshan (BL 57), and Kunlun (BL 60)

Wang 2008 [27]Jiaji (EX-B2), Zhibian (BL 54), Weizhong (BL 40), and Yanglingquan (BL 67)

Meng 2014 [28]Jiaji (EX-B2), Huantiao (GB 30), Juegu (GB 39), Weizhong (BL 40), and Zhibian (BL 54)

Ren 2013 [29]Dachangshu (BL 25), Shenshu (BL 23), Mingmen (DU 4), Guanyuanshu (BL 26), Qihaishu (BL 24), Zhibian (BL 54), Huantiao (GB 30), and Jiaji (EX-B2)

Zhao 2004 [30]Huantiao (GB 30), Weizhong (BL 40)