Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science

, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp 26–27 | Cite as

Treatment of 46 cases of anorexia with Tuina plus acupuncture

  • Zhou Ying-ping
  • Chen Tian-yun
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Forty-six anorexia kids were treated with pinching muscles along the spine, tonifying Pitu (spleen-earth), pressing and kneading Zusanli (ST 36) as well as needling Sifeng points (Ex-UE 10) and got recovery in 20 cases, better in 24 cases and failure in 2 cases with the total effective rate of 95.7%.

Key Words

Acupuncture Therapy Tuina Massage Anorexia 

Copyright information

© Shanghai Research Institute of Acupuncture and Meridian and Springer 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhou Ying-ping
    • 1
  • Chen Tian-yun
    • 1
  1. 1.Hospital Affiliated to Guiyang Medical CollegeGuizhouChina

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