Clinical observation on wheat grain-sized cone moxibustion combined with fire needle for dorsal wrist ganglion
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To observe the clinical effect of wheat grain-sized cone moxibustion combined with fire needle therapy in the treatment of dorsal wrist ganglion (DWG).
A total of 63 patients with DWG were randomized into a treatment group (n=32) and a control group (n=31). Cases in the control group were treated with fire needle therapy. Based on the therapy given to the control group, cases in the treatment group were additionally given wheat grain-sized cone moxibustion therapy. Then the therapeutic efficacies and recurrence rate were evaluated.
After treatment, the overall effective rate was 93.8% in the treatment group, versus 77.4% in the control group, and the between-group comparison showed a statistical significance (P<0.05); 6 months after the treatment, the recurrence rate in the treatment group was obviously lower than that in the control group (P<0.05).
The long-term and short-term effects of wheat grain-sized cone moxibustion combined with fire needle therapy in the treatment of DWG are better than those of fire needle therapy alone, and therefore, worth popularizing.
KeywordsAcupuncture Therapy Fire-needle Therapy Moxibustion Therapy Moxa Cone Moxibustion Moxibusiton with Seed-sized Moxa Cone Wrist Ganglion Cysts
将63例腕背部腱鞘囊肿患者随机分为治疗组(32例)和对照组(31例), 对照组予火针治疗, 治疗组在对照组的基础上加用麦粒灸治疗。观察两组治疗后的疗效及复发率。
治疗组总有效率93.8%, 对照组为77.4%, 组间总有效率差异有统计学意义(P<0.05); 治疗后6个月内治疗组复发率显著低于对照组, 组间差异有统计学意义(P<0.05)。
关键词针刺疗法 火针疗法 灸法 艾炷灸 麦粒灸疗法 腕 腱鞘囊肿
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This work was supported by National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program, 国家重点基础研究发展 计划, No. 2015CB554502); Acupuncture, Moxibustion & Tuina Provincial Key Discipline of Hunan University of Chinese Medicine (湖南中医药大学针灸推拿学省级重点 学科); 2011 Collaborative Innovation Center of Hunan University of Chinese Medicine (湖南中医药大学2011 协 同创新中心).
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