The Clinical Study on Hua-Tuo-Jia-Ji-Xue Acupuncture Treatment to Neuropathic Pain of Patients with Spinal Cord Injury

척수손상 환자의 신경인성 통증에 대한 협척혈(夾脊穴) 침치료(鍼治療) 증례보고 5례

  • Nam, Jong-Kyung (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Dong-Guk University) ;
  • Lee, Myeong-Jong (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Dong-Guk University) ;
  • Kim, Ho-Jun (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Dong-Guk University)
  • 남종경 (동국대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 이명종 (동국대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 김호준 (동국대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실)
  • Received : 2010.03.26
  • Accepted : 2010.04.13
  • Published : 2010.04.30

Abstract

Objectives : This study was designed to evaluate clinical effects of Hua-Tuo-Jia-Ji-Xue acupuncture treatment to neuropathic pain of patients with spinal cord injury. Methods : The clinical study was carried out 5 cases with spinal cord injury, who had been treated from December, 2008 to November, 2009 in the department of oriental rehabilitation medicine, Dong-Guk university oriental medical hospital. Results : After treating Hua-Tuo-Jia-Ji-Xue acupuncture, we find out that the VAS(Visual Analog Scale) score was significantly improved after treatment. Conclusions : These result suggest that Hua-Tuo-Jia-Ji-Xue acupuncture were effective to neuropathic pain of spinal cord injury patients.

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