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501 Schneider, C.; Klein, P.; Stolt, P.; Oberbaum, M.
A Homeopathic Ointment Preparation Compared with 1% Diclofenac Gel for Acute Symptomatic Treatment of Tendinopathy
Explore, 2005, 1(6), 446-452
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Homeopathy, Clinical research, Kombinationsarzneimittel, Complementary and alternative medicine, Non-randomized trial, Tendinitis, Traumeel
502 Quinn, F.; Baxter, D.; Hughes, C.
Reflexology in the treatment of low back pain
A pilot RCT
FACT, 2005, 10(suppl. 1), 44 (Abstract; Symposiumsbeitrag)
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Manual therapy, Randomized trial, Reflex therapy, Back pain (non-specific)
503 Ritenbaugh, C.; Mist, S.; Hammerschlag, R.
Traditional Chinese medicine for temporomandibular dysfunction
A phase II whole system RCT
FACT, 2005, 10(suppl. 1), 45-46 (Abstract; Symposiumsbeitrag)
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Jawbone, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Tempromandibular joint disorder, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine, Dental diseases
504 Dziedzic, K.; Hill, J.; Lewis, M.; Sim, J.; Daniels, J.; Hay, E.H.
Effectiveness of manual therapy or pulsed shortwave diathermy in addition to advice and exercise for neck disorders
A pragmatic randomized controlled trial in physical therapy clinics
Arthritis Rheum, 2005, 53, 214-222
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Exercise therapy, Electrotherapy, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Short-wave therapy, Lifestyle modification, Manual therapy, Mind-body medicine, Neck pain, Physical therapy, Randomized trial
505 Shin, B.C.; Lee, M.S.; Lee, H.S.
Efficacy of acupuncture and manual therapy combination on temporomandibular joint dysfunktion
A pilot study
FACT, 2005, 10(suppl. 1), 49 (Abstract; Symposiumsbeitrag)
Acupuncture, Observational trial, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Jawbone, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Tempromandibular joint disorder, Manual therapy, Traditional Chinese medicine, Dental diseases
506 Kominski, G.F.; Heslin, K.C.; Morgenstern, H.; Hurwitz, E.L.; Harber, P.I.
Economic evaluation of four treatments for low back pain
Results from a randomized controlled trial
Med Care, 2005, 43, 428-435
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Exercise therapy, Connective tissue massage, Chiropractic, Electrotherapy, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Cryotherapy, Lifestyle modification, Low back pain, Manual therapy, Mind-body medicine, Physical therapy, Randomized trial, Thermotherapy, Therapeutic ultrasound
507 Uehleke, B.; Boldt, F.; Woehling, H.; Ortiz, M.; Stange, R.
Randomised placebo-controlled clinical study (phase IV) on muscle-relaxing and muscle pain-relieving effects of a mixture of etherial oils (Dolo-cyl Öl)
FACT, 2005, 10(suppl. 1), 50-51 (Abstract; Symposiumsbeitrag)
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Muscles, Oil, Phytomedicine, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Pain
508 Kohlbeck, F.J.; Haldeman, S.; Hurwitz, E.L.; Dagenais, S.
Supplemental care with medication-assisted manipulation versus spinal manipulation therapy alone for patients with chronic low back pain
J Manipulative Physiol Ther, 2005, 28, 245-252
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Chiropractic, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Low back pain, Manual therapy, Non-randomized trial
509 Assefi, N.P.; Sherman, K.J.; Jacobson, C.; Goldberg, J.; Smith, W.R.; Buchwald, D.
A randomized clinical trial of acupuncture compared with sham acupuncture in fibromyalgia
Ann Intern Med, 2005, 143, 10-19
Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Fibromyalgia, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine
510 Witt, C.; Selim, D.; Reinhold, T.; Jena, S.; Brinkhaus, B.; Liecker, B.; Willich, S.N.
Cost-effectiveness of acupuncture in patients with headache, low back pain and ostheoarthritis of the hip and the knee
FACT, 2005, 10(suppl. 1), 57-58 (Abstract; Symposiumsbeitrag)
Acupuncture, Arthritis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Headache, Nervous system, Economy, Randomized trial, Back pain (non-specific), Traditional Chinese medicine, Cost-effectiveness
511 Cimbiz, A.; Bayazit, V.; Hallaceli, H.; Cavlak, U.
The effect of combined therapy (spa and physical therapy) on pain in various chronic diseases.
Complement Ther Med, 2005, 13(4), 244-250
Observational trial, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Electrotherapy, Cardiovascular diseases, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Spa, Manual therapy, Massage, Nervous system, Physical therapy, Retrospective design, Rheumatic diseases, Pain
512 Baerheim, A.; Oren, J. N.; Bjorvatn, B.; Hunskaar, S.
Tx-discs-no effect against subjective health complaints: a randomised controlled study.
Complement Ther Med, 2005, 13(4), 239-243
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Bioenergetics, Earth radiation, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Back pain (non-specific)
513 Kaptchuk, T.J.; Stason, W.B.; Davis, R.B.; Legedza, A.T.R.; Schnyer, R.N.; Kerr, C.E.; Stone, D.A.; Nam, B.H.; Kirsch, I.; Goldman, R.H.
Sham device vs inert pill
Randomised controlled trial of two placebo treatments
BMJ, 2006, (1-7) (Internet)
Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Placebo, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Pain, Traditional Chinese medicine
514 Zullino, D.F.; Krenz, S.; Fresard, E.; Cancela, E.; Khazaal, Y.
Local back massage with an automated massage chair
General muscle and psychophysiologic relaxing properties
J Altern Complement Med, 2005, 11(6), 1103-1106
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Relaxation, Healthy probands, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Manual therapy, Massage, Mind-body medicine, Muscles, Randomized trial
515 Brooks, C.P.; Woodruff, L.D.; Wright, L.L.; Donatelli, R.
The immediate effects of manual massage on power-grip performance after maximal exercise in healthy adults
J Altern Complement Med, 2005, 11(6), 1093-1101
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Healthy probands, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Manual therapy, Massage, Randomized trial
516 Clegg, D.O.; Reda, D.J.; Harris, C.L.; Klein, M.A.; O'Dell, J.R.; Hooper, M.M.; Bradley, J.D.; Bingham, C.O.; Weisman, M.H.; Jackson, C.G.; Lane, N.E.; Cush, J.J.; Moreland, L.W.; Schumacher, H.R.; Oddis, C.V.; Wolfe, F.; Molitor, J.A.; Yocum, D.E.; Schnitzer, T.J.; Furst, D.E.; Sawitzke, A.D.; Shi, H.; Brandt, K.D.; Moskowitz, R.W.; Williams, H.J.
Glucosamine, chondroitin sulfate, and the two in combination for painful knee osteoarthritis
N Engl J Med, 2006, 354(8), 795-808
Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Chondroitin, Nutrition/diet, Glucosamin, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Dietary supplementation, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial
517 Hsieh, L.L.-C.; Kuo, C.-H.; Lee, L.H.; Yen, A.M.-F.; Chien, K.-L.; Chen, T.H.-H.
Treatment of low back pain by acupressure and physical therpy
Randomised controlled trial
BMJ, 2006, 1-5 (Internet)
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Low back pain, Manual therapy, Physical therapy, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine
518 Yip, Y.B.; Tse, S.H.-M.
An experimental study on the effectiveness of acupressure with aromatic lavender essential oil for sub-acute, non-specific neck pain in Hong Kong
Complement Ther Clin Pract, 2006, 12, 18-26
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Lavendula, Lavendula angustifolia, Neck pain, Oil, Phytomedicine, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine
519 Blossfeldt, P.
Acupuncture for chronic neck pain - a cohort study in an NHS pain clinic
Acupunct Med, 2004, 22(3), 146-151
Acupuncture, Observational trial, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Neck pain, Traditional Chinese medicine
520 Johansson, K.M.; Adolfsson, L.E.; Foldevi, M.O.M.
Effects of acupuncture versus ultrasound in patients with impingement syndrome
Randomised clinical trial
Phys Ther, 2005, 85(6), 490-501
Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Joints, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Physical therapy, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine, Therapeutic ultrasound
521 Casimiro, L.; Barnsley, L.; Brosseau, L.; Milne, S.; Robinson, V.A.; Tugwell, P.; Wells, G.
Acupuncture and electroacupuncture for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
Cochrane Database Syst Rev, 2005, 4(CD003788), 1-14
Acupuncture, Arthritis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Electroacupuncture, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Systematic review, Traditional Chinese medicine
522 Cobb, C.S; Ernst, E.
Systematic review of a marine nutriceutical supplement in clinical trials for arthritis
The effectiveness of the New Zealand green-lipped mussel Perna canaliculus
Clin Rheumatol, 2006, 25, 276-284
Arthritis, Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Nutrition/diet, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Sea remedies, Dietary supplementation, green-lipped mussel, Systematic review
523 Miller, M.J.S.; Mehta, K.; Kunte, S.; Raut, V.; Gala, J.; Dhumale, R.; Shukla, A.; Tupalli, H.; Parikh, H.; Bobrowski, P.; Chaudhary, J.
Early relief of osteoarthritis symptoms with a natural mineral supplement and a herbomineral combination
A randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN38432711]
J Inflamm, 2005, 2, 11
Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Nutrition/diet, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Minerals, Dietary supplementation, Phytomedicine, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Uncaria, Uncaria guianensis
524 Ceccherelli, F.; Tortora, P.; Nassimbeni, C.; Casale, R.; Gagliardi, G.; Giron, G.
The therapeutic efficacy of somatic acupuncture is not increased by auriculotherapy: A randomised, blind control study in cervical myofascial pain.
Complement Ther Med, 2006, 14(1), 47-52
Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Ear acupuncture, Randomized trial, Back pain (non-specific), Traditional Chinese medicine
525 Prokhorov, E. F.; Prokhorova, T. E.; Gonzalez-Hernandez, J.; Kovalenko, Y. A.; Llamas, F.; Moctezuma, S.; Romero, H.
In vivo dc and ac measurements at acupuncture points in healthy and unhealthy people.
Complement Ther Med, 2006, 14(1), 31-38
Acupuncture, Allergies, Arthritis, Observational trial, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Diagnostics, EAV, Healthy probands, Immune system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Traditional Chinese medicine
526 Young, M. A.; Cook, J. L.; Webster, K. E.
The effect of topical wheatgrass cream on chronic plantar fasciitis
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
Complement Ther Med, 2006, 14(1), 3-9
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Inflammation, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Phytomedicine, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Triticum sativum, Triticum
527 Singh, B.B.; Wu, W.-S.; Hwang, S.H.; Khorsan, R.; Der-Martirosian, C.; Vinjamury, S.P.; Wang, C.-N.; Lin, S.Y.
Effectiveness of acupuncture in the treatment of fibromyalgia
Altern Ther Health Med, 2006, 12(2), 34-41
Acupuncture, Observational trial, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Fibromyalgia, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Traditional Chinese medicine
528 Taylor-Piliae, R.E.; Haskell, W.L.; Stotts, N.A.; Sivarajan Froelicher, E.
Improvement in balance, strength, and flexibility after 12 weeks of Tai Chi exercise in ethnic chinese adults with cardiovascular disease risk factors
Altern Ther Health Med, 2006, 12(2), 50-58
Observational trial, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Geriatrics, Cardiovascular diseases, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Prevention, Taiji, Traditional Chinese medicine
529 Menzies, V.; Taylor, A.G.; Bourguignon, C.
Effects of guided imagery on outcomes of pain, functional status, and self-efficacy in persons diagnosed with fibromyalgia
J Altern Complement Med, 2006, 12(1), 23-30
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Fibromyalgia, Imagery, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Mind-body medicine, Randomized trial
530 Brinkhaus, B.; Witt, C.M.; Jena, S.; Linde, K.; Streng, A.; Wagenpfeil, S.; Irnich, D.; Walther, H.-U.; Melchart, D.; Willich, S.N.
Acupuncture in patients with chronic low back pain
Arch Intern Med, 2006, 166, 450-457
Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Low back pain, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine
531 Eisenberg, D.M.; Post, D.E.; Davis, R.B.; Connelly, M.T.; Legedza, M.T.; Hrbek, A.L.; Prosser, L.A.; Buring, J.E.; Inui, .; Cherkin, D.C.
Addition of choice of complementary therapies to usual care for acute low back pain
A randomized controlled trial
Altern Ther Health Med, 2006, 12(3), 46 (Abstract)
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Low back pain, Economy, Randomized trial, Cost-effectiveness
532 Eisenberg, D.M.; Post, D.E.; Hrbek, A.L.; Connelly, M.T.; Levy, D.; O'Connor, B.; Cunningham, M.; Davis, R.B.; Cohen, M.H.; Cherkin, D.C.; Buring, J.E.
Testing a model of integrative care in an academic health center
Results of a pilot study
Altern Ther Health Med, 2006, 12(3), 47 (Abstract)
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Low back pain, Randomized trial
533 Jacobs, B.; Avins, A.; Epel, E.; Acree, M.; Maurer, S.; Goldberg, H.; Miaskowski, C.
Iyengar yoga for the treatment of chronic low back pain
A randomized controlled pilot study
Altern Ther Health Med, 2006, 12(3), 52 (Abstract)
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Low back pain, Meditation, Mind-body medicine, Randomized trial, Yoga
534 Kaptchuk, T.J.; Stason, W.B.; Davis, R.D.; Legedza, A.T.R.; Schnyer, R.N.; Kerr, C.E.; Stone, D.A.; Nam, B.Y.; Kirsch, I.; Goldmann, R.H.
Sham device vs inert pill
A RCT comparison of two placebo treatments for arm pain due to repetitive use
Altern Ther Health Med, 2006, 12(3), 53-54 (Abstract)
Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Placebo, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Pain, Traditional Chinese medicine
535 Litt, M.D.; Kreutzer, D.; Shafer, D.
Alterations of inflammatory cytokines in temporomandibular dysfunction as a function of cognitive-behavioral treatment
Altern Ther Health Med, 2006, 12(3), 57-58 (Abstract)
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Jawbone, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Tempromandibular joint disorder, Psychology/psychotherapy, Randomized trial, Behavioural therapy, Dental diseases
536 Perlman, A.; Mojica, E.; Williams, A.-L.; Njike, V.; Katz, D.L.
Massage therapy for osteoarthritis of the knee
Results of randomized controlled trial
Altern Ther Health Med, 2006, 12(3), 60-61 (Abstract)
Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Manual therapy, Massage, Randomized trial
537 Sherman, K.J.; Cherkin, D.C.; Hawkes, R.J.; Miglioretti, D.L.; Deyo, R.A.
Randomized trial of therapeutic massage vs self-care book for chronic neck pain
Altern Ther Health Med, 2006, 12(3), 63 (Abstract)
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Manual therapy, Massage, Mind-body medicine, Neck pain, Lifestyle therapy, Randomized trial
538 Witt, C.; Reinhold, T.; Jena, S.; Brinkhaus, B.; Liecker, B.; Willich, S.N.
Effectiveness and costs of acupuncture in patients with osteoarthritis
The acupuncture in routine care study (ARC)
Altern Ther Health Med, 2006, 12(3), 66-67 (Abstract)
Acupuncture, Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Economy, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine, Cost-effectiveness
539 Canter, P.H.; Lee, H.S.; Ernst, E.
A systematic review of randomised clinical trials of Tripterygium wilfordii for rheumatoid arthritis
Phytomed, 2006, 13(5), 371-377
Arthritis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Phytomedicine, Randomized trial, Systematic review, Tripterygium, Tripterygium wilfordii
540 Bellamy, N.; Campbell, J.; Robinson, V.; Gee, T.; Bourne, R.; Wells, G.
Viscosupplementation for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee
Cochrane Database Syst Rev, 2006, 2(CD005321), (1-71 + Tab.)
Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Hyaluronsäure, Clinical research, Knee arthrosis, Complementary and alternative medicine, Systematic review
541 Barker, R.; Kober, A.; Hoerauf, K.; Latzke, D.; Adel, S.; Kain, Z.N.; Wang, S.M.
Out of hospital auricular acupressure in elder patients with hip fracture
A randomized double-blinded trial
Acad Emerg Med, 2006, 13, 19-23
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Geriatrics, Clinical research, Bones, Complementary and alternative medicine, Ear acupuncture, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine
542 Uehleke, B.; Boldt, F.; Wöhling, H.
Randomized placebo-controlled clinical study (Phase IV) of Dolo-cyl oil on muscle pain and muscle tension in sportive volunteers after standardized physical training in hemi-lateral comparison
Phys Med Rehab Kuror, 2005, 15, 355-358
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Healthy probands, Hypericum, St John's wort, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Lavendula, Lavendula angustifolia, Muscle soreness, Oil, Phytomedicine, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, rosemary
543 Sherman, K.J.; Cherkin, D.C.; Erro, J.; Miglioretti, D.L.; Deyo, R.A.
Comparing yoga, exercise, and self-care book for chronic low back pain
A randomized, controlled trial
Ann Intern Med, 2005, 143, 849-856
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Low back pain, Meditation, Mind-body medicine, Randomized trial, Yoga
544 Linde, K.; Weidenhammer, W.; Streng, A.
Acupuncture for osteoarthritic pain
An observational study in routine care
Rheumatol, 2006, 45, 222-227
Acupuncture, Arthrosis, Observational trial, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Traditional Chinese medicine
545 Scharf, H.-P.; Mansmann, U.; Streitberger, K.; Witte, S.; Krämer, J.; Maier, C.; Trampisch, H.-J.; Victor, N.
Acupuncture and knee osteoarthritis
A three-armed randomized trial
Ann Intern Med, 2006, 145(1), 12-20 (+ appendix: W1-W11)
Acupuncture, Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Knee arthrosis, Complementary and alternative medicine, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine
546 Nozaki, K.; Hikiami, H.; Goto, H.; Nakagawa, T.; Shibahara, N.; Shimada, Y.
Keishibukuryogan (Gui-Zhi-Fu-Ling-Wan), a Kampo formula, decreases disease activity and soluble vascular adhesion molecule-1 in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
eCAM, 2006, 3(3), 359-364 (Internet)
Arteriosclerosis, Arthritis, Observational trial, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Cinnamomum, Cinnamomum cassia, Cardiovascular diseases, Immunomodulation, Immune system, Keishi-bukuryo-gan, Clinical research, Kombinationsarzneimittel, Complementary and alternative medicine, Paeonia, Paeonia lactiflora, Paeonia suffruticosa, Poria, Poria cocos, Prunus, peach, Traditional Japanese medicine
547 Ameye, L.G.; Chee, W.S.S.
Osteoarthritis and nutrition
From nutraceuticals to functional foods: a systematic review of the scientific evidence
Arthritis Res Ther, 2006, 8, (1-50) (Internet)
Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Nutrition/diet, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Dietary supplementation, Orthomolecular medicine, Systematic review
548 Wegener, T.; Stange, C.F.
Behandlung der Gon- und Coxarthrose mit einem wässrigen Extrakt der Teufelskrallenwurzel (Harpagophytum procumbens DC)
Eine Therapiestudie in niedergelassenen Arztpraxen
MMW Fortschr Med, 2005, 147(4), 169-175
Arthrosis, Observational trial, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Harpagophytum, Harpagophytum procumbens, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Phytomedicine
549 Raschka, C.; Trostel, Y.
Effekt einer homöopathischen Arnikapräparation (D4) auf Muskelkater
Plazebokontrollierte Crossover-Studie
MMW Fortschr Med, 2006, 148(2), 93-95
Arnica, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Healthy probands, Homeopathy, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Muscle soreness, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Sports medicine
550 Blake, D.R.; Robson, P.; Ho, M.; Jubb, R.W.; McCabe, C.S.
Preliminary assessment of the efficacy, tolerability and saftey of a cannabis-based medicine (Sativex) in the treatment of pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis
Rheumatol, 2006, 45, 50-52
Arthritis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Cannabis, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Phytomedicine, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Pain
551 Itoh, K.; Katsumi, Y.; Hirota, S.; Kitakoji, H.
Effects of trigger point acupuncuture on chronic low back pain in elderly patients
A sham-controlled randomised trial
Acupunct Med, 2006, 24, 5-12
Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Low back pain, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine
552 Whelan, A.M.; Jurgens, T.M.; Bowles, S.K.
Natural health products in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis
Systematic review of randomized controlled trials
Ann Pharmacother, 2006, 40, 836-849
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Nutrition/diet, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Dietary supplementation, Osteoporosis, Randomized trial, Systematic review, Vitamin K, Vitamins
553 Ratcliffe, J.; Thomas, K.J.; MacPherson, H.; Brazier, J.
A randomised controlled trial of acupuncture care for persistent low back pain: cost effectiveness analysis
BMJ, 2006, 333, (1-5) (Internet (Advance Access))
Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Economy, Randomized trial, Back pain (non-specific), Traditional Chinese medicine
554 Cambron, J.A.; Gudavalli, M.R.; Hedeker, D.; McGregor, M.; Jedlicka, J.; Keenum, M.; Ghanayem, A.J.; Patwardhan, A.G.; Furner, S.E.
One-year follow-up of a randomized clinical trial comparing flexion distraction with an exercise program for chronic low-back pain
J Altern Complement Med, 2006, 12(7), 659-668
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Exercise therapy, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Low back pain, Physical therapy, Randomized trial
555 Brinkhaus, B.; Witt, C.M.; Jena, S.; Linde, K.; Streng, A.; Irnich, D.; Hummelsberger, J.; Hammes, M.; Pach, D.; Melchart, D.; Willich, S.N.
Interventions and physician characteristics in a randomized multicenter trial of acupuncture in patients with low-back pain
J Altern Complement Med, 2006, 12(7), 649-657
Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Low back pain, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine
556 Gagnier, J.J.; Tulder, M. van; Berman, B.; Bombardier, C.
Herbal medicine for low back pain (Review)
Cochrane Database Syst Rev, 2006, 2006(3), 1-22
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Low back pain, Phytomedicine, Systematic review
557 Vas, J.; Parea-Milla, E.; Mendez, C.; Silva, L.C.; Herrera Gallante, A.; Aranda Regules, J.M.; Martinez Barquin, D.M.; Aguilar, I.; Faus, V.
Efficacy and safety of acupuncture for the treatment of non-specific acute low back pain
A randomised controlled multicentre trial protocol [ISRCTN658 I 4467]
BMC Complement Altern Med, 2006, 6(4), 1-13
Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Low back pain, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine
558 Staiger, C.
Beinwellwurzelextrakt - so wirksam wie Diclofenac
Ergebnisse einer multizentrischen Studie bei Sprunggelenksdistorsionen
Z Phytother, 2006, 27(Kongressband), S15
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Phytomedicine, Randomized trial, Symphytum, Sprain
559 Widrig, R.; Suter, A.; Saller, R.; Melzer, J.
Arnika-Gel versus Ibuprofen-Gel zur topischen Behandlung der Osteoarthritis der Hand
Z Phytother, 2006, 27(Kongressband), S16
Arnica, Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Phytomedicine, Randomized trial
560 Teitelbaum, J.E.; Johnson, C.; Cyr, J.S.
The use of d-ribose in chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia
A pilot study
J Altern Complement Med, 2006, 12(9), 857-862
Observational trial, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Chronic fatigue syndrome, Nutrition/diet, Fibromyalgia, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Dietary supplementation, Mental diseases
561 Chen, K.W.; Hassett, A.L.; Hou, F.; Staller, J.; Lichtbroun, A.S.
A pilot study of external Qigong therapy for patients with fibromyalgia
J Altern Complement Med, 2006, 12(9), 851-856
Observational trial, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Fibromyalgia, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Qi Gong, Traditional Chinese medicine
562 Witt, C.M.; Jena, S.; Brinkhaus, B.; Liecker, B.; Wegscheider, K.; Willich, S.N.
Acupuncture in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee or hip
A randomized, controlled trial with an additional nonrandomized arm
Arthritis Rheum, 2006, 54(11), 3485-3493
Acupuncture, Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Hip arthrosis, Clinical research, Knee arthrosis, Complementary and alternative medicine, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine
563 Bloss, I.
Wirksamkeit eines homöopathisierten Knorpelpräparates bei der Gonarthrose
Eine randomisierte, placebokontrollierte Phase II-Studie
2006, 1-82 (Dissertation)
Arthrosis, Articulatio genus G1, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Homeopathy, Clinical research, Knee arthrosis, Complementary and alternative medicine, Nosoden, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial
564 Reichelt, A.; Förster, K.K.; Fischer, M.; Rovati, L.C.; Setnikar, I.
Efficacy and safety of intramuscular glucosamine sulfate in osteoarthritis of the knee
A randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blind study
Arzneim Forsch, 1994, 44(1), 75-80
Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Nutrition/diet, Glucosamin, Clinical research, Knee arthrosis, Complementary and alternative medicine, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial
565 Lüdtke, R.; Albrecht, U.; Stange, R.; Uehleke, B.
Brachialgia paraesthetica nocturna can be relieved by "wet cupping"
Results of a randomised pilot study
Complement Ther Med, 2006, 14(4), 247-253
Purgative therapy, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Brachialgia, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Randomized trial, Cupping
566 Brinkhaus, B.; Wilkens, J.M.; Lüdtke, R.; Hunger, J.; Witt, C.M.; Willich, S. N.
Homeopathic arnica therapy in patients receiving knee surgery
Results of three randomised double-blind trials
Complement Ther Med, 2006, 14(4), 237-246
Arnica, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Surgery, Joints, Homeopathy, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Review (CR)
567 Salter, G.C.; Roman, M.; Bland, J.M.; MacPherson, H.
Acupuncture for chronic neck pain
A pilot for a randomised controlled trial
BMC Musculoskel Disord, 2006, 7, (1-17 + Anh.)
Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Neck pain, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine
568 Kucera, M.; Barna, M.; Horácek, O.; Kováriková, J.; Kucera, A.
Efficacy and safety of topically applied Symphytum herb extract cream in the treatment of ankle distortion
Results of a randomized controlled clinical double blind study
Wien Med Wochenschr, 2004, 154(21-22), 498-507
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Phytomedicine, Randomized trial, Symphytum, Sprain
569 Aigner, N.; Fialka, C.; Radda, C.; Vecsei, V.
Adjuvant laser acupuncture in the treatment of whiplash injuries
A prospective, randomized placebo-controlled trial
Wien Klin Wochenschr, 2006, 118, 95-99
Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Laserneedle acupuncture, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Whiplash-associated disorders, Traditional Chinese medicine
570 Witt, C.M.; Brinkhaus, B.; Willich, S.N.
Akupunktur
Klinische Studien zur Wirksamkeit bei Patienten mit chronischen Schmerzen
Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz, 2006, 49, 736-742
Acupuncture, Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Headache, Low back pain, Nervous system, Randomized trial, Pain, Traditional Chinese medicine, Review (CR), Chronic pain
571 Witt, C.M.; Jena, S.; Brinkhaus, B.; Liecker, B.; Wegscheider, K.; Willich, S.N.
Acupuncture for patients with chronic neck pain
Pain, 2006, 125(1-2), 98-106
Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Neck pain, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine
572 Witt, C.M.; Jena, S.; Selim, D.; Brinkhaus, B.; Reinhold, T.; Wruck, K.; Liecker, B.; Linde, K.; Wegscheider, K.; Willich, S.N.
Pragmatic randomized trial evaluating the clinical and economic effectiveness of acupuncture for chronic low back pain
Am J Epidemiol, 2006, 164, 487-496
Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Low back pain, Economy, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine, Cost-effectiveness
573 Trinh, K.V.; Graham, N.; Gross, A.R.; Goldsmith, C.H.; Wang, E.; Cameron, I.D.; Kay, T.
Acupuncture for neck disorders (Review)
Cochrane Database Syst Rev, 2006, 2006(4), 1-33
Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Neck pain, Pain, Systematic review, Traditional Chinese medicine
574 Grube, B.; Grunwald, J.; Krug, L.; Staiger, C.
Efficacy of a comfrey root (Symphyti offic. radix) extract ointment in the treatment of patients with painful osteoarthritis of the knee
Results of a double-blind, randomised, bicenter, placebo-controlled trial
Phytomed, 2007, 14(1), 2-10
Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Geriatrics, Clinical research, Knee arthrosis, Complementary and alternative medicine, Phytomedicine, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Symphytum
575 Ernst, E.; Pittler, M.H.; Wider, B.; Boddy, K.
Complementary therapies for back pain
Is the evidence getting stronger?
Clin Rheumatol, 2006, 26, 736-738
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Back pain (non-specific), Systematic review
576 Linde, K.; Witt, C.M.; Streng, A.; Weidenhammer, W.; Wagenpfeil, S.; Brinkhaus, B.; Willich, S.N.; Melchart, D.
The impact of patient expectations on outcomes in four randomized controlled trials of acupuncture in patients with chronic pain
Pain, 2007, 128(3), 264-271
Acupuncture, Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Knee arthrosis, Complementary and alternative medicine, Headache, Low back pain, Meta-analysis, Migraine, Nervous system, Randomized trial, Pain, Traditional Chinese medicine
577 Dalais, F.S.; Ebeling, P.R.; Kotsopoulos, D.; McGrath, B.P.; Teede, H.J.
The effects of soy protein containing isoflavones on lipids and indices of bone resorption in postmenopausal women
Clin Endocrinol, 2003, 58, 704-709
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Nutrition/diet, Gynaecology, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Menopause, Osteoporosis, Phaseolus, Phaseolus max, Physiology, Phytomedicine, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial
578 Chen, Y.M.; Ho, S.C.; Lam, S.S.; Ho, S.S.; Woo, J.L.
Beneficial effect of soy isoflavones on bone mineral content was modified by years since menopause, body weight, and calcium intake
A double-blind, randomized, controlled trial
Menopause, 2004, 11(3), 246-254
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Calcium, Nutrition/diet, Gynaecology, Clinical research, Bones, Complementary and alternative medicine, Menopause, Minerals, Osteoporosis, Phytomedicine, Randomized trial
579 Basch, E.; Boon, H.; Davies-Heerema, T.; Foppo, I.; Hashmi, S.; Hasskarl, J.; Sollars, D.; Ulbricht, C.
Boswellia
An evidence-based systematic review by the Natural Standard Research Collaboration
J Herbal Pharmacother, 2004, 4(3), 63-83
Arthritis, Arthrosis, Asthma, Respiratory diseases, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Boswellia, Ulcerative colitis, Basic Research, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Gastrointestinal tract, Crohn's disease, Pharmacology, Phytomedicine, posology, Systematic review
580 Yamashita, H.; Masuyama, S.; Otsuki, K.; Tsukayama, H.
Safety of acupuncture for osteoarthritis of the knee
A review of randomised controlled trials, focusing on specific reactions to acupuncture
Acupunct Med, 2006, 24 (Suppl.), S49-S52
Acupuncture, Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Knee arthrosis, Complementary and alternative medicine, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine, Review (CR)
581 Manheimer, E.; Lim, B.; Lao, L.; Berman, B.
Acupuncture for knee osteoarthritis
A randomised trial using a novel sham
Acupunct Med, 2006, 24 (Suppl.), S7-S14
Acupuncture, Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Knee arthrosis, Complementary and alternative medicine, Lifestyle modification, Mind-body medicine, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine
582 White, A.; Foster, N.; Cummings, M.; Barlas, P.
The effectiveness of acupuncture for knee osteoarthritis
A systematic review
Acupunct Med, 2006, 24 (Suppl.), S40-S48
Acupuncture, Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Meta-analysis, Systematic review, Traditional Chinese medicine
583 Vas, J.; Mendez, C.; Perea-Milla, E.
Acupuncture vs Streitberger needle in knee osteoarthritis
An RCT
Acupunct Med, 2006, 24 (Suppl.), S15-S24
Acupuncture, Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Knee arthrosis, Complementary and alternative medicine, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine
584 Witt, C.M.; Brinkhaus, B.; Reinhold, T.; Willich, S.N.
Efficacy, effectiveness, safety and costs of acupuncture for chronic pain
Results of a large research initiative
Acupunct Med, 2006, 24 (Suppl.), S33-S39
Acupuncture, Arthrosis, Observational trial, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Headache, Low back pain, Neck pain, Nervous system, Economy, Randomized trial, Pain, Traditional Chinese medicine, Cost-effectiveness
585 Linde, K.; Streng, A.; Hoppe, A.; Jürgens, S.; Weidenhammer, W.; Melchart, D.
The programme for the evaluation of patient care with acupuncture (PEP-Ac)
A project sponsored by ten German social health insurance funds
Acupunct Med, 2006, 24 (Suppl.), S25-S32
Acupuncture, Arthrosis, Observational trial, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Assesment, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Headache, Health insurance, Low back pain, Nervous system, Economy, Randomized trial, Pain, Systematic review, Traditional Chinese medicine
586 Trentham, D.E.; Dynesius-Trentham, R.A.; Orav, E.J.; Combitchi,D.; Lorenzo, C.; Sewell, K.L.; Hafler, D.A.; Weiner, H.L.
Effects of oral administration of type II collagen on rheumatoid arthritis
Science, 1993, 261, 1727-1730
Arthritis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Immunomodulation, Immune system, Immunotherapy, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Rheumatic diseases
587 Bäcker, M.; Michalsen, A.; Lüdtke, R.; Cesur, O.; Afra, D.; Rampp, T.; Fink, M.; Bachmann, J.; Dobos, G.J.
Treatment of lateral epicondylitis by leeches
A randomised controlled trial
FACT, 2006, 11(Suppl. 1), 4-5 (Symposiumsbeitrag; Abstract)
Purgative therapy, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Leech therapy, Epicondylitis, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Randomized trial
588 Yip, Y.B.; Tse, H.-M.S.; Wu, K.K.
An experimental study comparing the effects of combined transcutaneous acupoint electrical stimulation and electromagnetic millimeter waves for spinal pain in Hong Kong
Complement Ther Clin Pract, 2007, 13, 4-14
Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Electroacupuncture, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Randomized trial, Back pain (non-specific), Traditional Chinese medicine
589 Suen, L.K.P.; Wong, T.K.S.; Chung, J.W.Y.; Yip, V.Y.B.
Auriculotherapy on low back pain in the elderly
Complement Ther Clin Pract, 2007, 13, 63-69
Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Electroacupuncture, Geriatrics, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Ear acupuncture, Randomized trial, Back pain (non-specific), Traditional Chinese medicine
590 Chrubasik, S.; Chrubasik, C.; Wiesner, L.; Conradt, C.
Effectiveness and safety of a rose hip and seed powder in the treatment of low back pain
FACT, 2006, 11(Suppl. 1), 11 (Symposiumsbeitrag; Abstract)
Observational trial, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Low back pain, Phytomedicine, Rosa, Rosa canina
591 Chrubasik, C.; Künzel, O.; Conradt, C.; Black, A.; Chrubasik, S.
A 1-year survey with aqueous Harpagophytum extract in patients suffering from chronic low back, knee or hip pain
FACT, 2006, 11(Suppl. 1), 11-12 (Symposiumsbeitrag; Abstract)
Arthrosis, Observational trial, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Harpagophytum, Harpagophytum procumbens, Hip arthrosis, Clinical research, Knee arthrosis, Complementary and alternative medicine, Low back pain, Phytomedicine
592 Chrubasik, J.E.; Roufogalis, B.; Chrubasik, S.
Systematic review on the safety of Harpagophytum preparations for osteoarthritic or low back pain
FACT, 2006, 11(Suppl. 1), 12 (Symposiumsbeitrag; Abstract)
Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Harpagophytum, Harpagophytum procumbens, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Low back pain, Phytomedicine, Systematic review
593 Chrubasik, S.; Chrubasik, C.; Wiesner, L.; Torda, T.
No evidence for an antihypertensive effect of rose hip and seed powder in a dose used for osteoarhtritic symptoms
FACT, 2006, 11(Suppl. 1), 13-14 (Symposiumsbeitrag; Abstract)
Arthrosis, Observational trial, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, High blood pressure, Cardiovascular diseases, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Phytomedicine, Rosa, Rosa canina, Adverse effect
594 Kwon, Y.D.
Acupuncture combined bee venom therapy for low back pain and disability
A pilot study
FACT, 2006, 11(Suppl. 1), 25-26 (Symposiumsbeitrag; Abstract)
Acupuncture, Apitherapy, Observational trial, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Electroacupuncture, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Low back pain, Traditional Chinese medicine
595 Michalsen, A.; Lüdtke, R.; Cesur, Ö.; Afra, D.; Bäcker, M.; Fink, M.; Dobos, G.
Leeches in osteoarthritis of the thumb
A randomised clinical trial
FACT, 2006, 11(Suppl. 1), 29 (Symposiumsbeitrag; Abstract)
Purgative therapy, Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Leech therapy, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Randomized trial
596 McDonough, S.M.; Kennedy, S.; Bradbury, I.; Kerr, D.P.; Baxter, G.D.; Park, J.
Acupuncture for acute non-specific low back pain
A pilot randomised sham controlled trial
FACT, 2006, 11(Suppl. 1), 30 (Symposiumsbeitrag; Abstract)
Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Low back pain, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine
597 Pumpa, K.L.; Fallon, K.E.; Papalia, S.; Bensoussan, A.
Tienchi Ginseng for the treatment and prevention of delayed onset muscle soreness and muscle damage in well-trained athletes
A double-blind randomised controlled trial
FACT, 2006, 11(Suppl. 1), 37-38 (Symposiumsbeitrag; Abstract)
Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Healthy probands, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Muscles, Phytomedicine, Placebo-controlled, Prevention, Randomized trial, Sports medicine, Panax, Panax ginseng
598 Richmond, S.; Porter, A.; Campion, P.; Brown, S.; Klaber-Moffett, J.; Jackson, D.; Featherstone, V.; Taylor, A.
Magnetic and copper bracelets for pain relief in osteoarthritis
Results of a randomised placebo-controlled trial
FACT, 2006, 11(Suppl. 1), 39-40 (Symposiumsbeitrag; Abstract)
Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Magnetic field therapy, Physical therapy, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Pain
599 Staiger, C.; Grube, B.; Krug, L.
Efficacy of a comfrey root extract ointment in the treatment of painful osteoarthritis
FACT, 2006, 11(Suppl. 1), 44 (Symposiumsbeitrag; Abstract)
Arthrosis, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Phytomedicine, Placebo-controlled, Randomized trial, Pain, Symphytum
600 Szczurko, O.; Cooley, K.; Mills, E.; Seely, D.; Busse, J.; Bernhardt, B.; Guyatt, G.H.; Zhou, Q.
Determining the impact of naturopathic treatment on Canadian postal workers with low back pain, a randomised controlled parallel group study
FACT, 2006, 11(Suppl. 1), 46 (Symposiumsbeitrag; Abstract)
Acupuncture, Muscoskeletal -/Connective tissue system, Nutrition/diet, Clinical research, Complementary and alternative medicine, Lifestyle modification, Low back pain, Mind-body medicine, Randomized trial, Traditional Chinese medicine