파킨슨병 환자의 요통에 대한 한의학 치료 증례

A Case Report of Korean Medicine Treatment on Back Pain of a Parkinson's Disease Patient

  • 김두리 (부천자생한방병원 한방재활의학과) ;
  • 김주원 (부천자생한방병원 한방재활의학과) ;
  • 류원형 (부천자생한방병원 한방재활의학과) ;
  • 전용현 (부천자생한방병원 한방재활의학과) ;
  • 문희영 (부천자생한방병원 한방내과) ;
  • 박지원 (부천자생한방병원 침구과) ;
  • 박주희 (부천자생한방병원 한방부인과)
  • Kim, Doo-Ri (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, Bucheon Jaseng Korean Medicine Hospital) ;
  • Kim, Joo-Won (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, Bucheon Jaseng Korean Medicine Hospital) ;
  • Ryu, Won-Hyung (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, Bucheon Jaseng Korean Medicine Hospital) ;
  • Jeon, Yong-Hyun (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, Bucheon Jaseng Korean Medicine Hospital) ;
  • Moon, Hee-Young (Department of Korean Internal Medicine, Bucheon Jaseng Korean Medicine Hospital) ;
  • Park, Ji-Won (Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Medicine, Bucheon Jaseng Korean Medicine Hospital) ;
  • Park, Ju-Hee (Department of Korean Obstetrics & Gynecology Medicine, Bucheon Jaseng Korean Medicine Hospital)
  • 투고 : 2017.12.26
  • 심사 : 2018.01.09
  • 발행 : 2018.01.31


The purpose of the study is to explore the possibility of Korean medicine treatment on back pain of Parkinson's disease patient through a case study. A Parkinson's disease patient suffering from back pain and both limbs pain was hospitalized and treated with acupuncture and traditional medicine. We evaluated the treatment effect with Numerial Rate Scale (NRS), Oswestry low back pain disability questionnaire (ODI), EuroQol-Five Dimensions (EQ-5D), and Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS). As a result, back pain NRS, lower limbs pain NRS, ODI, EQ-5D, UPDRS turned out to be greatly improved from 9 to 3, 5 to 2, 80 to 64, -0.014 to 0.513, 122 to 37, respectively. This study suggested that Korean Medicine could be effective treatment for back pain of Parkinson's Disease. Further clinical studies are needed to obtain definite conclusion.


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