- Volume 29 Issue 2
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The Case Report on Twelve Patients of Lateral Epicondylitis Treated with Muscle Contraction/Relaxation Strengthen Technique, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Treatment and Acupuncture
근육 수축/이완 강화 기법과 Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization 및 침 치료를 병행하여 치료한 주관절 외상과염 환자 치험 12예
- Jeong, Seung-Hyun (Korean Medicine Clinic of Ganghwa-gun Public Health Care Center) ;
- Kim, Chang-gon (Korean Medicine Clinic of Ganghwa-gun Public Health Care Center) ;
- Yun, Yeong-Ung (Department of Korean Medicine, Army Capital Mechanized Infantry Division Medical Squadrone) ;
- Ryu, Won-Hyung (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, Bucheon Jaseng Hospital of Korean Medicine) ;
- Jeon, Yong-hyun (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, Bucheon Jaseng Hospital of Korean Medicine) ;
- Choi, Young-jun (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, Bucheon Jaseng Hospital of Korean Medicine) ;
- Chung, Jae-hyun (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, Bucheon Jaseng Hospital of Korean Medicine)
- 정승현 (강화군보건소 한의과진료실) ;
- 김창곤 (강화군보건소 한의과진료실) ;
- 윤영웅 (육군 수도기계화보병사단 의무근무대 한방과) ;
- 류원형 (부천자생한방병원 한방재활의학과) ;
- 전용현 (부천자생한방병원 한방재활의학과) ;
- 최영준 (부천자생한방병원 한방재활의학과) ;
- 정재현 (부천자생한방병원 한방재활의학과)
- Received : 2019.03.17
- Accepted : 2019.04.03
- Published : 2019.04.30
The purpose of this study is to report the treatment effects of Korean medicine for patients with lateral epicondylitis. This study was done on 12 cases of patients with lateral epicondylitis who visited in Korean Medicine Clinic of Ganghwa-gun Public Health Care Center. We used muscle contraction/relaxation strengthen technique, Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM), acupuncture on patients and mesured numerical rating scale (NRS), pain disability index (PDI), and grip strength test to evaluate treatment effects. Among twelve patients, eleven cases showed decreasing in NRS and all cases showed decreasing in PDI. Ten cases showed increasing in grip strength test. Korean medical treatments including muscle contraction/relaxation strengthen technique and IASTM are thought to be one of the effective treatment for patients with lateral epicondylitis.
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