A Case Report of Supraspinatus Tendinitis and Subdeltoid Bursitis Patient Improved by Korean Medicine Treatment with Shinbaro3 Pharmacopuncture

신바로3 약침시술을 병행한 한방치료로 호전된 극상근건염 및 삼각근하 점액낭염 환자 치험 1례

  • Received : 2015.09.16
  • Accepted : 2015.10.06
  • Published : 2015.10.31


Objectives The objective of this study is to report the improved case of Korean medicine treatment with Shinbaro3 pharmacopuncture for supraspinatus tendinitis and subdeltoid bursitis. Methods We used Shinbaro3 pharmacopuncture with other Korean medicine treatment (acupuncture, herbal medicine, cupping and chuna) for this patient. This case is measured and assessed by Numerical Rating Scale (NRS), shoulder range of motion (ROM) and shoulder physical examination. Results The NRS decreased from 10 to 2 and the patient showed nearly full shoulder range of motion. Also physical examination of shoulder was improved. Conclusions Korean medicine treatment with Shinbaro3 pharmacopuncture is proved to be helpful to relieve pain and recover function on shoulder joint.


Supraspinatus tendinitis;Subdeltoid bursitis;Shinbaro3 pharmacopuncture


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