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