Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science

, Volume 15, Issue 4, pp 285–289 | Cite as

Effect of Yi Jin Jing (Sinew-transforming Qigong Exercises) plus tuina on scapulohumeral periarthritis

  • Zhi-fang Shen (沈志方)Email author
  • Gao-feng Zhu (朱高峰)
  • Qing-he Shen (沈清河)
  • Yin-jun Wu (吴银君)
  • Jia Xu (许佳)
Special Topic Study



To investigate the effect of Yi Jin Jing (Sinew-transforming Qigong Exercises) plus tuina on scapulohumeral periarthritis (SP).


A total of 30 cases with SP were randomized into an observation group and a control group. Those in the observation group practiced Yi Jin Jing (Sinew-transforming Qigong Exercises) plus tuina therapy; whereas those in the control group received only tuina therapy. Tuina therapy was conducted every other day, 20 min every time for 1 month and Yi Jin Jing (Sinew-transforming Qigong Exercises) was conducted once a day for 1 month. The therapeutic effects were assessed by visual analogue scale (VAS) and Constant-Murley scale.


After treatment, the VAS score and Constant-Murley scale were substantially improved, showing statistical significances (P<0.01); the Constant-Murley scale in the observation group was better than that in the control group, showing a statistical significance (P<0.01); the effective rate in the observation group was higher than that in the control group, between-group comparison showed a statistical significance (P<0.01).


Yi Jin Jing (Sinew-transforming Qigong Exercises) plus tuina and tuina alone have a verified effect in treating SP, and the former can achieve a better effect than the later.


Tuina Massage Yi Jin Jing Frozen Shoulder Periarthritis Shoulder Pain Pain Measurement Visual Analogue Scale 






将30例SP患者随机分为 两组, 治疗组采用易筋经锻炼配合推拿手法治疗, 对照组采用单纯推拿手法治疗。推拿治疗隔日1次, 每次20 min, 治疗1个月; 易筋经锻炼每日1次, 练习1个月。通过比较治疗前后患者疼痛视觉模拟量表(VAS)评分和Constant- Murley肩关节评分进行疗效评定。


治疗后, 两组的VAS评分和肩关节活动度均较本组治疗前明显改善(均 P<0.01); 治疗组Constant-Murley肩关节评分改善情况优于对照组, 组间差异有统计学意义(P<0.01); 两组疗效 比较, 治疗组优于对照组, 组间比较有统计学意义(P<0.01)。


易筋经锻炼配合推拿手法和单纯推拿手法治 疗SP疗效确切, 且易筋经锻炼配合推拿手法治疗的疗效优于单纯推拿手法治疗。


推拿 按摩 易筋经 肩凝症 关节周围炎 肩痛 疼痛评价 视觉模拟量表 




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This work was supported by Fund Projects of Zhejiang Provincial Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine (浙江省中医药管理局基金项目, No. 2014ZP013, No. 2016ZB1238).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhi-fang Shen (沈志方)
    • 1
    Email author
  • Gao-feng Zhu (朱高峰)
    • 1
  • Qing-he Shen (沈清河)
    • 1
  • Yin-jun Wu (吴银君)
    • 1
  • Jia Xu (许佳)
    • 1
  1. 1.Jiaxing Hospital of Chinese MedicineZhejiang Province, JiaxingChina

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