- Volume 21 Issue 4
Objective : The purpose of this study is to compare the effect of Bee-Venom Therapy and common acupuncture therapy for the acute ankle sprain Methods : This study has been carried out for 32 cases of ankle sprain patients who have visited Cheon-an Oriental Medical Hospital from may 1, 2004 to June 30, 2004. We have treated 16 cases of them by Bee-Venom therapy(group I) and the other 16 cases by common acupuncture therapy(group II). And we have compared those two group. Results and Conclusions : 1. There were good effect on the ankle sprain in both two groups. 2. There were no significant difference at the ROM of ankle joint in both two groups. 3. Common acupuncture therapy had more quick effect on the joint of swelling. 4. In the VAS score, Bee-Venom therapy had more quick effect on total improvement of ankle sprain.