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The Clinical Study on a Case of Fibromyalgia Syndrome Patient by Korean Medicine Treatment

섬유근통 환자의 한의학적 치료 효과 증례보고

  • Received : 2016.09.19
  • Accepted : 2016.10.10
  • Published : 2016.10.31

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to report a clinical progress of fibromyalgia syndrom patient treated by Korean Medicine treatment. The patient was treated with acupuncture, acupotomy, pharmacopuncture (Bee venom, Hwangryun, Hominis Placental), herbal medicine, moxibustion, cupping treatment. We measured Visual Analogue Scale (VAS), American College of Rheumatology Preliminary Diagnostic Criteria (ACR, 2010), Fibromyalgia Impact Qustionnaire (FIQ), and observed the change in body temperature using Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging (DITI). After Korean Medicine treatment, pain was controlled and VAS, ACR, FIQ were decreased. The result showed that Korean Medicine treatment is effective in fibromyalgia syndrome.

Keywords

Fibromyalgia syndrome;Korean Medicine treatment;Acupuncture;Acupotomy;Pharmacopuncture

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