Tag Archives: back pain

Acupuncture on the head improves non-specific lower back pain

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Objective: To compare the clinical effect between head acupuncture combined with exercise therapy and conventional acupuncture for nonspecific low back pain. Methods: A total of 64 patients with nonspecific low back pain were randomized into an observation group (32 cases, 2 cases dropped off) and a control group (32 cases, 2 cases …

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Warm type acupuncture with tuina is effective for chronic nonspecific lower back pain

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Objective: To compare the clinical efficacy and possible mechanism of warming acupuncture combined with “three steps and seven methods” of tuina and simple “three steps and seven methods” of tuina in treatment of chronic nonspecific low back pain of yang deficiency and cold-dampness blockage. Methods: A total of 138 patients were randomized into an observation group (69 cases, …

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Ear acupuncture with cupping therapy is more effective for back pain than ear acupuncture alone

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Background and aim: Chronic back pain causes physical, functional, and emotional disabilities. Traditional Chinese Medicine therapies have been shown as interventions to treat chronic back pain. The present study aimed to clinically evaluate the effects of ear acupuncture combined with cupping therapy on people with chronic back pain. Experimental procedure: We conducted …

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Tai Chi Chuan relieves back pain

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Background: The effectiveness of Tai Chi Chuan in treating various ailments has been well reported; however, its effect on back pain and lumbar spondylosis remains unclear. Methods: We performed this meta-analysis under the guidelines of the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA), and the research-associated search was performed over …

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Thread embedding acupuncture is effective for a lumbar herniated intervertebral disc

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Background: and purpose: Although several studies have reported that thread embedding acupuncture is effective for lumbar herniated intervertebral disc, the evidence remains limited because previous studies had a high risk of bias. This study aimed to investigate the efficacy and safety of thread embedding acupuncture for lumbar herniated intervertebral disc through …

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