Ashi Point Massage Combined with Warming Needle Acupuncture in Treating 40 Cases of Cervicogenic Headache

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Title

Ashi Point Massage Combined with Warming Needle Acupuncture in Treating 40 Cases of Cervicogenic Headache

Author(s)

Journal Publication

Date

2013

volume

22(3)

pages

117-119

Research Type

RCT

Keywords

Abstract

Objective: to observe the curative effect of ashi point massage combined with warming needle acu-puncture in treating cervicogenic headache. Methods: 76 patients were randomized into two groups. In the treatment group, 40 patients were assigned to receive ashi point massage combined with warming needle acu-puncture while in the control group, 36 patients were treated with warming needle acupuncture. Results: the total effective rate in the treatment group was 92.5%, higher than that of the control group of 72.2%, P< 0.05. Conclusion: the curative effect of ashi point massage combined with warming needle acupuncture in treating cervicogenic headache was remarkable.

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Date of Input: 2/12/2015; Date Modified: 6/4/2015; Availability: --In File--; Priority: Normal; Tension-Type Headache

Frequency of Treatment

>1/WK

Time in Treatment

3 Weeks

has health condition studied

Headache Disorders

has study population number

76

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