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Table 1 Pain intensity VAS scores

From: A pilot study on using acupuncture and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) to treat knee osteoarthritis (OA)

Week CT (n = 6) ACP (n = 6) TENS (n = 6) A&T (n = 6)
0 59.8 (18.5) 61.2 (12.3) 64.3 (10.3) 56.6 (12.6)
1 64.8 (14.4) 61.2 (11.8) 63.8 (7.0) 50.7 (10.4)
2 54.3 (8.3) 56.8 (13.6) 53.3 (10.3) 40.7 (8.7)
3 57.3 (10.8) 51.5 (14.6) 49.5 (10.6) 39.3 (19.1)
4 55.2 (10.8) 51.5 (15.8) 42.3 (15.2) 37.3 (19.1)
5 54.5 (8.7) 41.7 (10.6) 38.8 (13.3) 33.3 (11.7)*
10 49.3 (20.2) 43.0 (21.2) 53.5 (9.7) 41.3 (20.2)
  1. Data are expressed as mean (SD).
  2. * P = 0.039