Clinical study of tuina for stiff neck
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- Wu, Y., Zhang, J., Wang, C. et al. J. Acupunct. Tuina. Sci. (2009) 7: 225. doi:10.1007/s11726-009-0225-2
To observe the clinical effect of Tuina for stiff neck.
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.
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).
The tuina therapy of “Three Parts, Four Points, Five Manipulations” is better than simple acupuncture therapy in treating stiff neck.
Key WordsStiff Neck Neck Pain Tuina Massage Acupuncture Therapy
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。
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)