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Table 2 Framework of acupuncture points that could be selected by general practitioners when administering acupuncture treatments (laser and needles)

From: Efficacy of acupuncture for chronic knee pain: protocol for a randomised controlled trial using a Zelen design

Location Acupuncture points
Local points SP9, 10
  ST34, 35, 36
  LR7, 8, 9
  KI10
  BL39, 40, 57
  GB34, 35, 36
  Local extra points in the hamstring muscles
Distal points ST40
  LR3
  SP6
  GB41
  BL60
Segmental points BL21, 22, 23
  GB30, 31
Non-segmental and general points Ear Knee point
  DU20
  Li11
  GV14
  BL11