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Case Study of Oriental Medicine Treatment with acupotomy Therpy of the Tarsal tunnel Syndrome

침도침술을 시행한 족근 관 증후군 증례보고

  • Lim, Na-Ra (Dept. of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, Gwang-Ju Oriental Medical, Hospital in WonKwang University) ;
  • Jang, Eun-Ha (Dept. of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, Gwang-Ju Oriental Medical, Hospital in WonKwang University) ;
  • Park, Man-Young (Dept. of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, Gwang-Ju Oriental Medical, Hospital in WonKwang University) ;
  • Kim, Sung-Chul (Dept. of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, Gwang-Ju Oriental Medical, Hospital in WonKwang University)
  • 임나라 (원광대학교 광주한방병원 침구과) ;
  • 장은하 (원광대학교 광주한방병원 침구과) ;
  • 박만용 (원광대학교 광주한방병원 침구과) ;
  • 김성철 (원광대학교 광주한방병원 침구과)
  • Published : 2009.03.30

Abstract

Purpose : In order to estimate clinical effects of Oriental Medicine Treatment with acupotomy therapy of Tarsal tunnel Syndrome Methods : From 5th November, 2008 to 8th November, 2008, 1 male patient diagnosed as Tarsal tunnel syndrome(clinical diagnosed) was treated with general oriental medicine therapy (acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping, physical therapy, herbal medication) and acupotomy. Results : The patient's Rt foot paresthesia, pain were remarkably improved. Conclusions : This study demonstrates that oriental medical treatment with acuputomy therapy has notable effect in improving symptoms of tarsal tunnel syndrome. as though we had not wide experience in this treatment, more research is needed.

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