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Clinical Observation on Treating the Sympathetic Cervical Spondylopathy with Pinggan Xifeng Decoction and Massage and Psychological Therapy

Author LiuXiaoMing
Tutor SunLiJun
School Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Course Chinese medical science
Keywords pinggan xifeng decoction “tuisanba”massage psychological support therapy sympathetic cervical spondylopathy clinical research
CLC R274
Type Master's thesis
Year 2007
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Objective: To seek for a more comprehensive and effective therapeutic approach for sympathetic cervical spondylopathy. Methods:Seventy-two patients with sympathetic cervical spondylopathy were selected and were randomly assigned into a treatment group (n=36 cases),given pinggan xifeng decoction (PFXFD),massage and psychological support therapy ,and a control group (n=36 cases), administered Flunarizine and Oryzanol Tablets. After constant treatments for four weeks,we observed the change of symptoms, blood pressure,heart rate and blood flow of vertebrobasilar artery. Results: The total effective rate of the treatment group is 94.12%,while the control group is 78.13%.The former is significantly better than the latter(P<0.05).There was also statistically significant difference between the two groups in terms of improving symptoms, increasing brain blood supply , decreasing blood pressure and heart rate(P<0.01).Conclusion: PFXFD with massage and psychological therapy had better effect than the control group and was a very effective therapeutic approach for sympathetic cervical spondylopathy.

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