Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science

, Volume 5, Issue 5, pp 288–291

Clinical observation on treatment of knee osteoarthritis with acupuncture plus tuina

  • Sun Kui 孙奎
  • Yang Yong-hui 杨永晖
  • Luo Jian-ming 罗建明
  • Liu De-chun 刘德春
Clinical Study

DOI: 10.1007/s11726-007-0288-x

Cite this article as:
Sun, K., Yang, Y., Luo, J. et al. J. Acupunct. Tuina. Sci. (2007) 5: 288. doi:10.1007/s11726-007-0288-x

Abstract

Objective

To investigate the efficacy of specific point acupuncture and manipulative adjustment on muscle strength of the knee osteoarthritis.

Method

One hundred and five patients were randomly allocated to two groups. Sixty-eight cases in the treatment group were treated by specific point acupuncture and manipulative adjustment on muscle strength of the knee joint. While 37 cases in the control group were treated with specific point acupuncture alone.

Result

The total effective rate was significantly higher in the treatment group than in the control group (P<0.05).

Conclusion

Specific point acupuncture and manipulative adjustment on muscle strength of the knee joint has a satisfactory curative effect on knee osteoarthritis.

Key Words

Osteoarthritis, KneeAcupuncture TherapyTuinaMassage

摘要

目的

观察针刺特定穴、 手法调整膝关节肌力平衡疗法治疗膝骨关节炎的疗效。

方法

将 105 例患者随机分为两组, 治疗组 68 例用针刺特定穴、 手法调整膝关节肌力平衡疗法治疗, 对照组 37 例用单纯针刺特定穴治疗。

结果

治疗组总显效率明显优于对照组(P<0.05)。

结论

针刺特定穴、 手法调整膝关节肌力平衡疗法对膝骨关节炎的疗效满意。

关键词

骨关节炎, 膝针刺疗法推拿按摩

CLC Number

R246.2

Copyright information

© Shanghai Research Institute of Acupuncture and Meridian 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sun Kui 孙奎
    • 1
  • Yang Yong-hui 杨永晖
    • 1
  • Luo Jian-ming 罗建明
    • 1
  • Liu De-chun 刘德春
    • 1
  1. 1.Acupuncture Hospital Affiliated to Anhui College of Traditional Chinese MedicineHefeiP. R. China