Collateral bloodletting at ashi point combined with external application of Sānqī powder for 120 cases of old ankle injury

ConclusionThe combined treatment with bloodletting therapy at ashi point and the external application of Sānqī powder achieves the satisfactory clinical effect on old ankle injury and this therapy deserves to be promoted in clinical practice.
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research

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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
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
  Traditional wound healing consists of using gauze, lint, plasters and wadding to prevent bleeding, absorb fluids and protect the affected area from exposure to harmful elements. This treatment option has been trusted for centuries and continues to take precedence as an immediate and effective option in the event of an accident. But wound healing is complex, and it happens in phases: the inflammatory phase, proliferative phase and maturation phase, according to the School of Medical Sciences at Universiti Sains Malaysia. With the intricacies of the process, alternative routes to treatment may be considerable. Below, ...
Source: Advanced Tissue - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Wound Care wound care treatment healing wounds Source Type: news
Conclusions: LA has many features that make it an attractive option as a treatment modality, including minimal sensation; short duration of treatment; and minimal risks of infection, trauma, and bleeding complications. Future studies with high-quality methodologies, ample sample sizes, and consistent and reproducible laser parameters are critically needed to increase understanding and establish potential future clinical applications. PMID: 31297170 [PubMed]
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Med Acupunct Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: There is very low-certainty evidence for a short-term benefit with acupuncture alone or acupuncture combined with gastrokinetic drugs compared with the drug alone, in terms of the proportion of people who experienced improvement in diabetic gastroparesis. There is evidence of publication bias and a positive bias of small study effects. The reported benefits should be interpreted with great caution because of the unclear overall risk of bias, unvalidated measurements of change in subjective symptoms, publication bias and small study reporting bias, and lack of data on long-term outcomes; the effects reported in...
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Cochrane Database Syst Rev Source Type: research
Publication date: August 2018Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies, Volume 11, Issue 4Author(s): Y. Hou, F. Xu
Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 16 April 2018Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian StudiesAuthor(s): Tamsin L. Lee, Benjamin L. MarxAbstractPlantar fasciitis, also referred to as plantar heel pain, is a common foot pathology among runners and other athletes. The clinical guidelines of the 2014 Orthopedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association states, noninvasive therapies including manual therapy, stretching, taping, foot orthoses, and night splints are recommended as primary interventions. Recent studies suggest acupuncture may be an effective treatment compared to standard treatment for long-term r...
Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Abstract BACKGROUND: Hip osteoarthritis (OA) is a major cause of pain and functional limitation. Few hip OA treatments have been evaluated for safety and effectiveness. Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medical therapy which aims to treat disease by inserting very thin needles at specific points on the body. OBJECTIVES: To assess the benefits and harms of acupuncture in patients with hip OA. SEARCH METHODS: We searched Cochrane CENTRAL, MEDLINE, and Embase all through March 2018. SELECTION CRITERIA: We included randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that compared acupuncture with sham acupuncture, a...
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Cochrane Database Syst Rev Source Type: research
Conclusion: The study will provide updated evidence to evaluate the effectiveness and side effects of acupuncture for chronic pelvic inflammation disease. PROSPERO registration number: CRD42018087950.
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Study Protocol Systematic Review Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Few side effects occurred and those that did were mild. Nearly 90% found PC6 acupuncture to be not painful or only mildly painful. Healthcare professionals may consider the observed levels of side effects when informing patients about side effects of PC6 acupuncture. PMID: 29222203 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine : journal of the British Medical Acupuncture Society - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Acupunct Med Source Type: research
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