A Case Report of Decreased Chronic Coccygodynia from Coccygeal Subluxation after Chuna Manipulation

만성 미골통을 호소하는 미골 후방 아탈구 환자의 추나 치료 치험 1례

  • Cha, Yun-Yeop (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Sang-Ji University) ;
  • Nam, Tong-Hyun (Dept. of Biofunctional Medicine & Diagnostics, College of Oriental Medicine, Sang-Ji University)
  • 차윤엽 (상지대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 남동현 (상지대학교 한의과대학 진단생기능의학교실)
  • Received : 2010.03.26
  • Accepted : 2010.04.01
  • Published : 2010.04.30


Coccygodynia is a common problem that is characterized by pain in the tailbone that radiates to the lower sacral and perineal areas. The purpose of this study is to report the pain decrease after Chuna manipulation on a chronic coccygodynia patient. We diagnosed a patient suffering from chronic coccygodynia as subluxation of Co2 below Co1. And we treated for correcting the subluxation with Chuna manipulation. The effectiveness of the Chuna manipulation was evaluated with visual analogue scale(VAS) score and the angle between Co1 and Co2. It was decreased that both VAS score and angle between Co1 and Co2. The effect was maintained for a period of at least 6 months. We concluded that Chuna manipulation has effectiveness on chronic coccygodynia from coccygeal subluxation.


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