AcuTrials

Clinical Study of Acupuncture Combined with Massage Method of Tongdu in Treating Neck Strain

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Title

Clinical Study of Acupuncture Combined with Massage Method of Tongdu in Treating Neck Strain

Date

2013

volume

22(2)

pages

66-68

Research Type

RCT

Abstract

Objective: To investigate the clinical curative effect of acupuncture combined with massage intervention on neck strain. Methods: 90 patients with cervical strain were group into the acupuncture combined with Tongdu massage group and acupuncture combined with conventional massage group according to randomized parallel controlled principles of clinical trials. Results: the curative rate and total effective rate was 60 and 81% in acupuncture combined with Tongdu group, respectively, and 45 and 84% in the control group, respectively; there was significant difference of the curative rate between two groups (p < 0.01). Conclusion: acupuncture combined with Tongdu massage for neck strain displayed good effect.

Frequency of Treatment

>1/WK

Time in Treatment

3 Weeks

has health condition studied

Neck Pain

has study population number

90

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