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Clinical studies of acupuncture and acupoint injection therapy cervical vertebral artery disease

Author LiKai
Tutor LiJiaKang
School Hubei College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Course Acupuncture and Massage
Keywords Acupuncture and Moxibustion therapy Point-Injection Cervical Spondylopathy of the Vertebral Artery Type
CLC R246
Type Master's thesis
Year 2006
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[Objective] :According to TCM, cervical syndrome belongs to the category of"bi-syndrome", "flaccidity-syndrome", "dizziness" and "stiffness of neck"which pathogenesis are Taiyang channel obstruction, imbalance between ying-energy and wei-energy, stagnated Qi and blood stasis, deficiency of Qi and blood resulted by wind, cold, damp, or overstrain. Proved by long-term practice of TCM, acupuncture and moxibustion is effective method in treating cervical syndrome.Cervical Spaine Aliment (CSA) is a common disease based on cervical spaine disks protrusion and with the clinical manifestation of headche,dizziness,pain and stiffness in nuchae, upper limb pain and numbness,cataplexy etc.CSA is the most frequent style in cervical syndrome As the progress and development of modern society,and the changing of life pattern,the incidence rate of CSA has increased in recent yeaxs. Besides,the age of onset of this illness has been yonger than before. CSA has become one of serve diseases which threatens people with health andliving quality. Therefore,more study on CSA and to find the effective way of treatment are very meaningful. Based on my tutor’s long-teen clinical practice ,modern research and systematic review of literature, we adopted therapeutic method of acupuncture ,moxibustion and Point-Injection with other points according to different symptoms and signs. It’s purpose is to research the physio-mechanisms of effect of acupuncture and moxibustion therapeutics using the Transcranial Doppler (TCD), furthermore to discuss the effective assessment indexes of traditional Chinese madicine in treating CSA.[Methods] :Study was performed on 70 patients with CSA,which was proved by symptoms, indexes of body and relation examines ,who was from in-patient departments of acupuncture and moxibustion of HuBei hospital of traditional Chinese medicine and was randomly divided into two groups: the treating group, which was composed of 37 patients who were treated by acupuncture ,moxibustion and Point-Injection; the control group, which was composed of 33 patients who were treated by only acupuncture and moxibustion . Observing respective symptoms, indexes of body, rate of recrudescence,and changes of TCD’ indexes, to compare the clinic effects of two groups.[Result] :(1) The effective rate of the treating group was 100 %,the rate of recovery was 45.9%; The effective rate of the control group was 97%, the rate of recovery was 18.1%.There were significant differences between the two groups on the rate of

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