A Case Report of Bee Venom Pharmacopuncture Therapy at Facet Joint for the Two Patients with Herniated Intervertebral Disc of Lumbar Spine

신경뿌리병증을 동반한 요추 추간판탈출증 환자의 봉약침 후관절 심부시술 효과에 대한 증례 보고

  • Received : 2017.09.14
  • Accepted : 2017.09.30
  • Published : 2017.10.31


The purpose of this study is to research and report the effect of Bee Venom pharmacopuncture therapy at facet joint for the two patients who was diagnosed as herniated intervertebral disc (HIVD) of lumbar spine. Two patients were hospitalized and treated with Complex Korean Medical treatment such as acupuncture, herbal medicine and Essential bee venom (EBV) pharmacopuncture in Dongsuwon hospital of oriental medicine. We measured their pain and function of daily life by numerical rating scale (NRS), straight leg rasing test (SLRT), Roland-morris disability questionnaire (RMDQ). As the result, we found the improvement of gait disturbance, functional disorder, and pain. This study suggested that Bee Venom pharmacopuncture therapy at facet joint is considered to conservative treatment for HIVD of lumbar spine. But further clinical studies are needed to clarify the effect of Bee Venom pharmacopuncture therapy at facet joint for the two patients with HIVD of lumbar spine.


Herniated lumbar intervertebral disc;Essential Bee Venom (EBV);Pharmacopuncture therapy at facet joint


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