JOURNAL BROWSE
Search
Advanced SearchSearch Tips
Recent Clinical Research on Effect of Acupuncture on Sore Throat
facebook(new window)  Pirnt(new window) E-mail(new window) Excel Download
 Title & Authors
Recent Clinical Research on Effect of Acupuncture on Sore Throat
Han, Ye ji; Lee, Sun Haeng; Lee, Jin Yong;
  PDF(new window)
 Abstract
Objectives The purpose of this study is to investigate recent clinical studies on the effect of acupuncture on sore throat. Methods Based on the PubMed search with the key search terms of `sore throat, acupuncture`, dated from 1992 to 2015, 7 controlled trials and 8 case series was found, and were analyzed for this study. Results 1. The most commonly used acupoints were Quchi (LI11), and Hegu (LI4). 2. The most commonly used meridians were The Lung Meridian of Hand-Taiyin and The Large Intestine Meridian of Hand-Yangming. 3. Acupuncture treatment was effective for both acute and chronic sore throat. 4. More clinical studies are needed to prove the effectiveness of the acupuncture on sore throat. To be more objective on the study results, we can measure temperature drops on or amount of analgesic consumption for sore throat after acupuncture treatment.
 Keywords
Sore throat;Pharyngitis;Tonsillitis;Acupuncture;TCM;
 Language
Korean
 Cited by
 References
1.
Chi H, Chiu NC, Li WC, Huang FY. Etiology of acute pharyngitis in children: is antibiotic therapy needed?. J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2003;36:26.

2.
Shah RK, Roberson DW, Jones DT. Epiglottitis in the hemophilus influenzae type B vaccine era: changing trends. Laryngoscope. 2004;114:557. crossref(new window)

3.
Johnson GK, Sullivan JL, Bishop LA. Acute epiglottitis. review of 55 cases and suggested protocol. Arch Otolaryngol. 1974;100:333. crossref(new window)

4.
Craig FW, Schunk JE. Retropharyngeal abscess in children: clinical presentation, utility of imaging, and current management. Pediatr. 2003;111:1394. crossref(new window)

5.
Nagy M, Pizzuto M, Backstrom J, Brodsky L. Deep neck infections in children: a new approach to diagnosis and treatment. Laryngoscope. 1997;107:1627. crossref(new window)

6.
Brodsky L, Sobie SR, Korwin D, Stanievich JF. A clinical prospective study of peritonsillar abscess in children. Laryngoscope. 1988;98:780.

7.
Centor RM. Expand the pharyngitis paradigm for adolescents and young adults. Ann Intern Med. 2009;151:812. crossref(new window)

8.
Goldenberg NA, Knapp-Clevenger R, Hays T, Manco-Johnson MJ. Lemierre's and Lemierre's-like syndromes in children: survival and thromboembolic outcomes. Pediatr. 2005;116:e543. crossref(new window)

9.
Breese BB. A simple scorecard for the tentative diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis. Am J Dis Child. 1977;131:514.

10.
Wald ER, Green MD, Schwartz B, Barbadora K. A streptococcal score card revisited. Pediatr Emerg Care. 1998;14:109. crossref(new window)

11.
Barron KS. Kawasaki disease in children. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 1998;10:29. crossref(new window)

12.
Fleisher GR, Paradise JE, Lennette ET. Leukocyte response in childhood infectious mononucleosis caused by Epstein-Barr virus. Am J Dis Child. 1981;135:699. crossref(new window)

13.
Fleisher G, Lennette ET, Henle G, Henle W. Incidence of heterophil antibody responses in children with infectious mononucleosis. J Pediatr. 1979;94:723. crossref(new window)

14.
Bisno AL. Acute pharyngitis. N Engl J Med. 2001;344:205. crossref(new window)

15.
Kim JB. A study on the oriental medical pathogenesis and clinical effects of throat pain. Korean J Orient Med Pathol. 1996;10(2):41-9.

16.
Huh MH, Song IB. A clinical study of Soeumin Doksamkwankaeijungtang. J Sasang Constitut Med. 2000;12(1):240-59.

17.
Lee HW, Hong SU. A clinical study about young patients of acute tonsillitis improved by bloodletting therapy and alunitum-spread. J Korean Orient Med Ophthalmol Otolaryngol Dermatol. 2012;25(1):75-83. crossref(new window)

18.
Lee HY, Chae BY. The effect of Cheonginigeuk-Tang for tonsillitis studied on the antipyretic, analgesic and anti-inflammatory action on the rats and mice. Kyung Hee Orient Med J. 1984;7(1):363-71.

19.
Lee JS, Jeong GM. A literature study on acute tonsillitis in children. J Korean Orient Med. 1983;4(1):65-9.

20.
Lee SJ, Lee JY, Jeong GM. A literature study on acute tonsillitis in children. J Korean Orient Med. 1994;8(1):111-24.

21.
Kim JE. A study on the oriental medical pathogenesis and clinical effects of throat pain. Korean J Orient Med Pathol. 1996;10(2):41-9.

22.
Kim GJ, Hong SU, Chae BY. A clinical study on throat disease. J Korean Orient Med Ophthalmol Otolaryngol Dermatol. 1994;7(1):177-84.

23.
Esmaeili S, Alizadeh R, Shoar S, Naderan M, Shoar N. Acupuncture in preventing postoperative anaesthesia-related sore throat: a comparison with no acupuncture. Acupunct Med. 2013;31(3):272-5. crossref(new window)

24.
Shen SR, Zhong LY, Wang NF, Lao JJ, Yao Q. Efficacy observation of acupuncture bloodletting and penicillin on treatment of children acute tonsillitis. Zhongguo zhen jiu. 2013;33(12):1091-3.

25.
Fleckenstein J, Lill C, Ludtke R, Gleditsch J, Rasp G, Irnich D. A single point acupuncture treatment at large intestine meridian: a randomized controlled trial in acute tonsillitis and pharyngitis. Clin J pain. 2009;25(7):624-31. crossref(new window)

26.
Kim KS, Kim KN, Hwang KG, Park CJ. Capsicum plaster at the Hegu point reduces postoperative analgesic requirement after orthognathic surgery. Anesth Analg. 2009;108(3):992-6. crossref(new window)

27.
Yang SH, Xie PC, Qin XL. An instant pain-relief effect of balance acupuncture for relieving sore throat in acute pharyngitis patients. Zhen ci yan jiu. 2012;37(4):324-7.

28.
Park HS, Kim KS, Min HK, Kim DW. Prevention of postoperative sore throat using capsicum plaster applied at the Korean hand acupuncture point. Anaesth. 2004;59(7):647-51. crossref(new window)

29.
Moss DA, Crawford P. Ear acupuncture for acute sore throat: a randomized controlled trial. J Am Board Fam Med. 2015;28(6):697-705. crossref(new window)

30.
Ochi JW. Korean hand therapy for tonsillectomy pain in children. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2015;79(8):1263-7. crossref(new window)

31.
Tan D. Treatment of fever due to exopathic wind-cold by rapid acupuncture. J Tradit Chin Med. 1992;12(4):267-71.

32.
Gao ZY, Liu GT. Verification and improvement of heaven-penetrating cooling needling at Yuji (LU 10) for pharyngitis. Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2013;33(8):752.

33.
Zhang HR, Fu ZH, Gu YH. Thirty-one cases of chronic pharyngitis treated by floating acupuncture. Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2013;33(3):227-8.

34.
Zhang RY, He TY, Qin XG. Targeted acupuncture for 34 cases of chronic pharyngitis. Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2012;32(10):895-6.

35.
Zhong C, Zhang Y, Sun J. Acupuncture and acupoint injection for 68 cases of chronic pharyngitis. Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2012;32(10):946.

36.
Wang YF, Li HX. Sixy-eight cases of chronic pharyngitis treated by electroacupuncture combined with angelica-cake moxibustion. Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2012;32(6):551-2.

37.
Lin XQ, Zhao HY, Sun Q. Acupuncture and massage therapy for 23 cases of pharyngitis caused by cervical vertebra disease. Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2012;32(2):166.

38.
Pelucchi C, Grigoryan L, Galeone C, Esposito S, Huovinen P, Little P, Verheij T. Guideline for the management of acute sore throat. Clin microbiol infect. 2012;18(s1):1-28.

39.
Thomas M, Del Mar C, Glasziou P. How effective are treatments other than antibiotics for acute sore throat?. Br J Gen Pract. 2000;50(459):817-20.

40.
No SS. Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology With primary colors. Seoul: Iljungsa. 1999:38-41.

41.
Lee BG. The Diagnostics of Chinese Medicine. Seoul: Sungbosa. 1986:65.

42.
Oh ER. Bonchojongshin. Seoul: Haenglim. 1989:146.

43.
Lee BR, Yang KY, Hwang BM, Yoon Yj, Hwang SM, Lee BW, Chae H, Yim YK, Kim JK. Study on the acupoints use in acupuncture & moxibution text book. Acupunct. 2010;27(5):125-34.

44.
Cui HR, Yang XD, Xu XD. Research on the topography of acupoint Hegu (LI 4). Zhen Jiu Lin Chuang Za Zhi. 2006;22(4):35-8.

45.
Kim KH. A comparative study of acupuncture points and hand acupuncture points on hand. J Korean Orient Med. 1997;18(2):199-213.

46.
Lee YH. Studies on ear-acupuncture therapy. J Korean Med. 1976;13(1):58-62.

47.
Alkaissi A, Stalnert M, Kalman S. Effect and placebo effect of acupressure (P 6) on nausea and vomiting after outpatient gynaecological surgery. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 1999;43:270-4. crossref(new window)

48.
Arnberger M, Stadelmann K, Alischer P. Monitoring of neuromuscular blockade at the P6 acupuncture point reduces the incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting. Anesth. 2007;107:903-8. crossref(new window)

49.
Bao T. Commentary on the cochrane review of stimulation of the wrist acupuncture point P6 for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting. Explore. 2011;7:263-4. crossref(new window)

50.
Mayer DJ, Price DD. Endorphin release as mechanism of acupuncture analgesia. Pain. 1981;11:273-80. crossref(new window)

51.
Kaptchuk TJ. Acupuncture: theory, efficacy, and practice. Ann Intern Med. 2002;136:374-83. crossref(new window)

52.
Wu MT, Hsieh JC, Xiong J, Yang CF, Pan HB, Chen YC, Tsai G, Rosen BR, Kwong KK. Central nervous pathway for acupuncture stimulation: localization of processing with functional MR imaging of the brain-preliminary experience. Radiol. 1999;212:133-41. crossref(new window)