Effects of Acupuncture on Sj ögren's Syndrome

Condition:   Sjogren`s Syndrome Interventions:   Other: Acupuncture;   Other: Sham acupuncture Sponsor:   Ana Carolina Fragoso Motta, DDS, PhD Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

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Background: Skin and soft tissue infections caused by nontuberculous mycobacteria have been increased as a complication associated with many procedures, including liposuction, illicit soft tissue augmentation, acupuncture, mesotherapy and contamination from medical instruments during surgery. The following is a case of cutaneous Mycobacterium abscessus infection following mesotherapy.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
This study aims to investigate acupuncture treatment in psoriasis-like skin inflammatory responses, and explore the possible mechanisms. Imiquimod (IMQ)-induced psoriasis-like mice were treated with acupuncture, and methotrexate (MTX) was applied as a positive control. Psoriasis area and severity index (PASI) was scored to evaluate the skin lesions changes.
Source: Journal of Investigative Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Neuro-Cutaneous Biology and Inflammation Source Type: research
Conditions:   Cognitive Deficits;   Alzheimer Disease Intervention:   Procedure: Acupunture Sponsor:   N & S Neurology Center, A Medical Group, Inc Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Publication date: Available online 20 August 2019Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Dong-fang HONGAbstractObjectiveTo observe the clinical effect on thoracic facet joint disorder syndrome treated with the sitting-pushing manipulation, acupuncture at Yánglíngquán (阳陵泉GB34) and bloodletting at Wĕizhōng (委中BL40).MethodsA total of 40 patients of thoracic facet joint disorder syndrome were treated with the combined therapy of the sitting-pushing manipulation, acupuncture at GB34 and bloodletting at BL40, once every two days. The therapeutic effect was evaluated 6 days l...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 August 2019Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Zhifeng XIONG, Ting WANG, Honglin WANG, Yongyue WANG, Lin GAN, Gang LǚAbstractObjectiveTo observe the clinical efficacy difference between sliding-cupping along meridian combined with short-stretch elastic bandage wrapping and comprehensive detumescence therapy in treating lymphedema after breast cancer surgery.MethodsSixty patients with lymphedema after breast cancer surgery were randomly divided into the sliding-cupping group and the comprehensive detumescence therapy (CDT) group, with 30 cases in each one. The ...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 August 2019Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Li-na CUI, Xiao-ya ZHANG, Zhong-tai LIABSTRACTObjectiveTo compare the differences in the clinical effect of congenital muscular torticollis between the modified tuina (Chinese massage) manipulation and the textbook-version tuina manipulation in infant.MethodsFrom January 2017 to December 2018, 68 infants with congenital muscular torticollis were collected from the Department of Acupuncture-Moxibustion of the Affiliated Hospital of Yanbian University. They were randomized into a modified tuina group and a textbook-v...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionThe bloodletting-cupping alleviates knee pain, or even cure it completely and improves the motor function of knee joints in the 169 patients of pes anserinus myotenositis. The clinical effect is satisfactory.
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 August 2019Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Jun-feng ZHANG, Yao-chi WU, Shi-sheng LI, Yi-jun SUNAbstractObjectiveTo observe the differences of clinical efficacy of intractable lumbodynia after lumbar disc herniation surgery treated by pestle needling at Yāoyángguān Bāzhèn points, electroacupuncture and western medication. .MethodsA total of 210 patients with intractable lumbodynia after lumbar disc herniation were randomly divided into pestle needle group, electroacupuncture group and western medication group, with 70 cases in each group. Th...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 August 2019Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Xiu-feng GU, Fei WANG, Yan-yan ZHANGAbstractObjectiveTo compare the therapeutic effect difference among dog-day moxibustion on herbs, ordinary moxibution and routine western medication in treating knee-joint osteoarthritis of yang deficiency and congealing cold type.MethodsA total of 90 patients with knee-joint osteoarthritis of yang deficiency and congealing cold type were divided into dog-day moxibustion group, ordinary moxibution group and western medication group according to the registration order, and there w...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusion Auricular acupuncture is a promising practice for the treatment of chronic back pain in adults.
Source: Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP - Category: Nursing Source Type: research
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