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Table 2 Sham acupuncture protocol [34]

From: Acupuncture treatment for insulin sensitivity of women with polycystic ovary syndrome and insulin resistance: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Point Stimulation location Skin innervation
No known point Sham EA On top of acromion C3-4, n. supraclavicularis
No known point Sham EA On humerus, behind LI14 C5-6, n. cutaneous brachii lateralis