HE Chang-chun 1 ZHOU Lu 2 OUYANG Shi-jie1 LI Ming 11.Specific Department of Neck,Shoulder,Lumbus and Leg Pain of Hengyang Chinese Medicine Hospital,Hunan,Hengyang 421001,China;2.Chenzhou No.1 People's Hospital
Objective To observe the clinical effects of body acupuncture and wrist-ankle acupuncture on prolapse of lumbar intervertebral disc.Methods One hundred and eighty cases of prolapse of lumbar intervertebral disc were randomly divided into body acupuncture and wrist-ankle acupuncture group(observation group) and simple body acupuncture group(control group),90 cases in each one.In observation group,body acupuncture was applied on Ahshi points of lumbar region,lumbar Jiájǐ(夹脊EX-B 2),Dàchángshū(大肠俞BL 25),etc.and wrist-ankle acupuncture was applied on lower No.4,5 and 6 regions.In control group,simple body acupuncture was applied on the same points as observation group.Results The lumbar vertebral function and pain scale were improved in either group in comparison before and after treatment(P<0.05).Concerning pain improvement,the total effective rate was 95.6% in observation group,which was superior to that(86.7%) in control group(P<0.05).Concer-ning the improvement of lumbar vertebral function,the total effective rate was 90.0% in observation group and 93.3% in control group,without significant difference between two groups(P>0.05).Conclusion Combined therapy of body acupuncture and wrist-ankle acupuncture demonstrates apparent analgesia in prolapse of lumbar intervertebral disc.
Prolapse of Lumbar Intervertebral Disc;Acupuncture Therapy;Wrist-Ankle Acupuncture;Body Acupuncture
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