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The Clinical Studies about improvement rate in managering patients who had lumbago and pain in loin & feet with herbal-acupunture therapy (요통(腰痛) 및 요각통(腰脚痛) 환자에 있어 약침치료(藥鍼治療)의 호전도에 대한 임상적 고찰)

  • Lee, Dong-Hyun;Kim, Hyo-Soo;Wei, Tung-Shuen
    • Journal of Pharmacopuncture
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    • v.7 no.2
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    • pp.97-105
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    • 2004
  • Objectives : The purpose of this study is to compare the improvement rate in managering patients who had lumbago and pain in loin & feet by herbal-acupunture therapy with conservative treatment. Methods : 40patients who invited from March. 2003 to May. 2004 with lumbago and pain in loin & feet inve, were divided into two classes. A class was managed with conservative treatment(acupuncture, herb med, negative therapy, bed rest and physical therapy) and herbal-acupuncture therapy, the other class was managed with conservative treatment only. Two classes were distributed by sex and age, therapeutic periods, radiolographic results and therapeutic results that checked with VAS(visual analog scale) and ODI(Oswestry disability index). Results : According to VAS and OBI results, A class was managed with conservative treatment and herbal-acupuncture therapy shows the improvement in controling the pain of lumbago etc. comparing with the other class.