Effect of E10 on Relief of Cervical Myalgia; One Group Pre-Post, Pilot Trial Study

E10의 경항부 근육통 완화에 대한 효과; 전-후 비교, 예비 임상 연구

  • Jung, Dong-Hoon (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Sang-Ji University) ;
  • Kim, Hye-Jung (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Sang-Ji University) ;
  • Kim, Jung-Sup (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Dong-Eui University) ;
  • Lee, Gui-Sun (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Sang-Ji University) ;
  • Park, Won-Hyung (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Sang-Ji University) ;
  • Cha, Yun-Yeop (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Sang-Ji University)
  • 정동훈 (상지대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 김혜정 (상지대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 김정섭 (동의대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 이귀선 (상지대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 박원형 (상지대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 차윤엽 (상지대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실)
  • Received : 2016.06.16
  • Accepted : 2016.07.11
  • Published : 2016.07.31


Objectives The purpose of this study is to investigate the efficacy of E10 on the relief of cervical myalgia. Methods This study is a one group pre-post, pilot trial test. After the approval of institutional review board (IRB), we have recruited 25 patients suffering from cervical myalgia. 23 patients (2 patients dropped out) was treated by using E10 on the cervical muscle and acupuncture points, three times a week for a total of two weeks from February 2016 to April 2016. Evaluations of VAS for bothersomeness of neck pain (VASB), VAS for pain intensity (VASP), NDI, SF-36, X-ray, thermography, etc. before and 1 week after treatment were carried out. The primary outcome measure was the VASB, measured 1 week after the end of the therapy. Results VASB scores was significantly decreased from $72.5{\pm}9.9$ to $50.4{\pm}9.9$. VASP scores was significantly decreased from $71.5{\pm}10.5$ to $48.5{\pm}18.3$. Results showed significant improvements in VASB, VASP, NDI, SF-36 from the baseline. However, in X-ray, thermography, there was no singnificant difference. Conclusions This study demonstrates the effectiveness of E10 treatment for relieving cervical myalgia.


Grant : 경항부 근육통 완화에 대한 경항부복합치료기(E10)의 효과

Supported by : 한국산업단지공단, (주)휴보닉


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