Therapeutic effect of dog-day moxibustion on herbs in knee-joint osteoarthritis of yang deficiency and congealing cold type

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 were 30 patients in each group. Among them, the patients in the dog-day moxibustion were given dog-day moxibustion on herbs method during the dog days of 2018 (July 17 to August 25). Continuous treatment was applied on the first, second and third dog-day with 5 days for each dog-day, and once for a day, and there were totally 15 times of treatment. In the same period, the patients in the ordinary moxibustion group was treated with the pure moxa stick moxibustion, and the point selection and treatment course were the same as the dog-day moxibustion group. And in the same period, the patients in the western medication group was treated with routine western medication, and the patient took orally diclofenac sodium sustained-release capsules, with 100 mg each time, once a day. The Visual Analog Scale (VAS), Western Ontario and McMaster University Arthritis Index ...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

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You're reading Natural Remedies That Help Relieve Your Joint Pain?, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. If you are among millions of people suffering from joint pain and arthritis and living on pain-killers for quite a while, there is good news for you-you can have natural remedies to get rid of your pain. Whether you are facing stiffness, reduced the range of movements, and difficulty walking, there are certain natural therapies that are pretty much safer alternatives to taking drugs. According to the Centre...
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You're reading What Are The Best Natural Remedies That Help Relieve Your Joint Pain?, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. If you are among millions of people suffering from joint pain and arthritis and living on pain-killers for quite a while, there is good news for you-you can have natural remedies to get rid of your pain. Whether you are facing stiffness, reduced the range of movements, and difficulty walking, there are certain natural therapies that are pretty much safer alternatives to taking drugs. Accor...
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