The Clinical Study of Oriental Medicine on Spontaneous Osteonecrosis of the Knee

자발성 슬관절 골괴사 환자에 대한 한방치료 증례연구

  • Lee, Sang-Wook (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, DongSuWon Hospital of Korean Medicine) ;
  • Yang, Jae-Cheol (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, DongSuWon Hospital of Korean Medicine) ;
  • Ok, So-Yoon (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, DongSuWon Hospital of Korean Medicine) ;
  • Bang, Chan-Hyuk (Department of Acupunture & Moxibustion, DongSuWon Hospital of Korean Medicine) ;
  • Shin, Woo-Suk (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Sang-Ji University)
  • 이상욱 (동수원한방병원 한방재활의학과) ;
  • 양재철 (동수원한방병원 한방재활의학과) ;
  • 옥소윤 (동수원한방병원 한방재활의학과) ;
  • 방찬혁 (동수원한방병원 침구과) ;
  • 신우석 (상지대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과)
  • Received : 2015.03.16
  • Accepted : 2015.03.26
  • Published : 2015.04.30


Objectives The purpose of this study was to report the effect of Oriental medicine on spontaneous osteonecrosis of the knee. Methods Patients received Oriental treatment such as Bee-Venom therapy and acupuncture & moxibustion. The improvement of the pain intensity and recovery of gait was observed. Results During five weeks of treatment, patient's knee pain and gait disturbance were improved. Conclusions In this case, Oriental treatment on spontaneous osteonecrosis was effective to reduce pain and recover gait.


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