Clinical efficacy evaluation of body acupuncture and scalp acupuncture combined with extracorporeal shock wave for scapulohumeral periarthritis

Publication date: Available online 14 June 2019Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Miao Zhang, Cheng-xin Fan, Peng-yu Zhu, Hai Qin, Yan WangABSTRACTObjective: To observe the short- and long-term clinical efficacy differences of body acupuncture and scalp acupuncture combined with extracorporeal shock wave and simple extracorporeal shock wave.Methods: Sixty patients with scapulohumeral periarthritis were randomly divided into two groups: the treatment group and control group, 30 cases in each one. Both groups underwent basic rehabilitation training. Patients in the treatment group were treated with body acupuncture and scalp acupuncture combined with extracorporeal shock wave.Yújì(鱼际 LU10), Hégŭ (合谷LI4), Zhōngzhŭ(中渚TE3), Hòuxī(后溪SI 3). There were three needles for the scalp acupuncture with the first between Shéntíng(神庭 GV 24) and Yìntáng (印堂 EX-HN3) , and the other two straightly through the inner canthus and parallel to the first needle. Shock wave treatment was intensively applied in some pressure points around shoulder joint. The control group used the same shock wave therapy as the treatment group. Both groups were all treated once a day, 6 times a week. Patients were treated for one course which lasted for 4 weeks. VAS score, the Constant-Murley score and the HAMA (the Hamilton Anxiety Scale) are as therapeutic effect index. 30 days telephone investigation followe...
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