- Volume 24 Issue 3
Sudden Hearing Loss Treated by Chuna Manual Therepy; A Case Report
돌발성 난청 환자의 경추부 추나요법 증례보고
- Kim, Seong-Tae ;
- Lee, Eun-Ji ;
- Han, Se-Hyuk ;
- Shin, Jun-Hyuk ;
- Shin, Hyun-Gwon ;
- Sul, Jae-Uk ;
- Na, Jae-Il ;
- Eun, Sun-Hye ;
- Sung, In-Hyung ;
- Jo, Hee-Guen ;
- Choi, Jin-Bong
- Received : 2014.06.23
- Accepted : 2014.07.10
- Published : 2014.07.31
The purpose of this study is to report a clinical progress of sudden hearing loss through korean medicine. Between 26th Mar. 2014 and 19th Apr. 2014, she was treated with Chuna manual therapy every day and observed by Pure Tone Audiometry (before and after) and visual analogue pain scale (VAS). A patient was diagnosed with sudden hearing loss on 23th Dec. 2013 in Severance Hospital, she had sudden hearing loss on left side. She had 19 times treatments. At the first of treatment, her audibility was 20 dB on right side, 74 dB on left side and she had tinitus and ear fullness (VAS 8 / VAS 9). At the middle of treatment (2nd Apr. 2014), symptoms of tinitus and ear fullness started improving. State was tinitus VAS 6, ear fullness VAS 6. At the end of treatment (21th Apr. 2014), state was tinitus VAS 4, ear fullness VAS 4, and recorded 35 dB on right side, 80 dB on left side in pure tone audiometry. Chuna manual therapy is estimated to be good for sudden hearing loss especially on tinitus and ear fullness. More cases are required to develop treatment of sudden hearing loss.
Sudden Hearing Loss;Tinitus;Ear fullness;Chuna manual therapy
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