This review evaluated the effectiveness of acupuncture as a treatment
for lateral epicondylitis. Six high quality studies were analyzed. Strong
evidence was found suggesting that acupuncture is effective in the short-term
relief of lateral epicondyle pain. Five of six studies indicated that
acupuncture treatment was more effective than a control treatment. Trinh
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