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Table 4 Tuina intervention

From: Rehabilitation for the management of knee osteoarthritis using comprehensive traditional Chinese medicine in community health centers: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Location Description and progression
Bladder meridians Thumb and fingers rub the points from BL 37 to BL 56
Stomach meridians Thumb and fingers rub the points from ST 34 to ST 36
Spleen meridians Thumb and fingers rub the point from SP 9 to SP 10
Around the knee Push the muscle and warm using the palm of the hand and the base of the thumb (the thenar eminence) repeatedly