Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science

, Volume 7, Issue 4, pp 225–227 | Cite as

Clinical study of tuina for stiff neck

  • Yao-chi Wu (吴耀持)
  • Jun-feng Zhang (张峻峰)
  • Chong-miao Wang (汪崇淼)
  • Jian-xiong Wang (王健雄)
Clinical Study

Abstract

Objective

To observe the clinical effect of Tuina for stiff neck.

Methods

All of 216 cases with stiff neck were randomly allocated into a tuina group (110 cases) and a control group (106 cases). The patients in the tuina group were treated with “Three Parts, Four Points, Five Manipulation” tuina therapy, while those in the control group were treated with pucturing Wailaogong (Ex-UE 8), Houxi (SI 3), Jianjing (GB 21) and Ashi points in the affected side, Once a day, and 3 times constitute one treatment course. The effect was observed after 2-course treatments.

Result

The effective rate in the tuina group and the control group was 93.64% and 83.02%, respectively, and there was statistical difference between the two groups (P<0.05).

Conclusion

The tuina therapy of “Three Parts, Four Points, Five Manipulations” is better than simple acupuncture therapy in treating stiff neck.

Key Words

Stiff Neck Neck Pain Tuina Massage Acupuncture Therapy 

摘要

目的

观察推拿治疗落枕的临床疗效。

方法

将216 例落枕患者随机分为推拿组110 例和对照组106 例, 推拿组用“三部四穴五法”推拿法治疗, 对照组针刺患侧外劳宫、 后溪、 肩井和阿是穴。 每日1 次, 3 次为1 个疗程; 治疗2 个疗程后观察疗效。

结果

推拿组有效率为93.64%, 对照组为83.02%, 两者比较有统计学意义(P<0.05)

结论

“三部四穴五法”推拿法治疗落枕明显优于单纯针刺疗法。

关键词

落枕 项痛 推拿 按摩 针刺疗法 

CLC Number

R246.2 

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Copyright information

© Shanghai Research Institute of Acupuncture and Meridian and Springer-Verlag GmbH 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yao-chi Wu (吴耀持)
    • 1
  • Jun-feng Zhang (张峻峰)
    • 1
  • Chong-miao Wang (汪崇淼)
    • 1
  • Jian-xiong Wang (王健雄)
    • 1
  1. 1.No. 6 People’s Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong UniversityShanghaiP. R. China

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