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The Effects of Ultra Sound and Chuna in Patients with Lumbago by Meridian Muscle Electrography

혈위초음파요법과 추나요법이 요통환자 척추 기립근의 경근전도에 미치는 영향

  • Cho, Dong-In (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Se-Myung University) ;
  • Yoon, Jeong-won (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Se-Myung University) ;
  • Park, Dong-Su (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Se-Myung University) ;
  • Kim, Soon-Joong (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Se-Myung University)
  • 조동인 (세명대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 윤정원 (세명대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 박동수 (세명대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 김순중 (세명대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실)
  • Received : 2015.09.18
  • Accepted : 2015.10.06
  • Published : 2015.10.31

Abstract

Objectives The purpose of this study is to compare the effects of ultra sound (U/S) and chuna on lumbago by meridian muscle electrography (MMEG). we performed U/S and chuna on erector spinae muscle. Methods This study was carried out on 20 lumbago patients. 20 patients were divided into U/S group and chuna group. U/S group take treatment 5 minutes. Chuna group take treatment 10 minutes. After performing U/S and chuna treatment 6 times, we compared both in terms of VAS, ODI, ROM, root mean square (RMS) and special edge frequency (SEF) on erector spinae muscle. The effect of each treatments are compared by Wilcoxon's signed rank test. The difference of effect between both groups are compared by Wilcoxon's rank-sum test. Results 1. Both U/S group and chuna group showed significant improvement in VAS and ODI after treatment. 2. U/S group showed insignificant improvement in both RMS and SEF. 3. Chuna group showed significant improvement in SEF at left lower point and RMS at left upper point. 4. Both U/S group and chuna group showed insignificant improvement in ROM. 5. There are no significant differences between both groups except SEF at left upper point. Conclusions According to above results, we found out that performing U/S or chuna on erector spinae muscle has effect in terms of VAS and ODI. But, in terms of SEF, we found out different result for both side. And we can't found out effect in terms of RMS and ROM of L-spine.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 세명대학교

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