[Clinical observation of fast acupuncture for cervical type of cervical spondylosis].
Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2017 Sep 12;37(9):951-Four
Authors: Li W, Cong W, Yan C, Zhang R, Gao Y, Ma Y
OBJECTIVE: To check the results between quick acupuncture and retaining acupuncture for the cervical kind of cervical spondylosis.
METHODS: Sixty sufferers had been randomized into a quick acupuncture group and a retaining needle group, 30 circumstances in each. The acupoints within the two teams had been Fengchi (GB 20), Jiaji (EX-B 2, C2, C4, C6) and Jianjing (GB 21), Jianjing 1 (Further) and Jianjing 2 (Further). The needles within the quick acupuncture group had been out after qi arrival, whereas these within the retaining needle group had been retained for 30 min, 3 times per week, as soon as the opposite day. One week was seen as a course and the remedy was given for two programs. The indices had been noticed earlier than and after remedy, together with Northwick Park neck ache questionnaire (NPQ), short-form McGill ache questionnaire (SF-MPQ) [pain rating index (PRI), visual analogue scale (VAS) and present pain intensity (PPI)]. The results had been in contrast within the two teams.
RESULTS: After remedy, the NPQ rating was decrease than that earlier than remedy within the two teams (each P<zero.01), and that within the quick acupuncture group was higher (P<zero.01). All of the gadgets of SF-MPQ decreased in contrast with these earlier than remedy within the two teams (all P<zero.01), with the higher outcomes of PRI sensation rating and PRI complete rating within the quick acupuncture group (each P<zero.05). The PRI feeling rating, VAS rating, and PPI rating weren’t considerably completely different after remedy between the 2 teams (all P>zero.05). The overall efficient charge within the quick acupuncture group was 83.three% (25/30), not considerably completely different from 76.7% (23/30) within the retaining needle group (P>zero.05).
CONCLUSION: Quick acupuncture and retaining needle are each efficient for the cervical kind of cervical spondylosis, which might apparently enhance the medical signs. Quick acupuncture is superior to retaining acupuncture.
PMID: 29354916 [PubMed – in process]